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Owen Roberts International Airport Grand Cayman

Published 27th May 2014, 11:18am

On Tuesday 20th May, 2014 HM Customs Officers arrested one male passenger who arrived in the Cayman Islands on a flight from the US for Possession and Importation of Cannabis Resin known as Hashish.

The passenger, who is said to be a French national, was travelling to the Cayman Islands to visit his family. During the search of his luggage, Officers discovered the substance, and after preliminary assessment, the passenger was arrested. The male passenger was put on bail while the substance were further analyze.

The analysis proved to be Hashish and the passenger was formally charged with the offences of Possession and Importation of Hashish and due to appear in Court today, 26th May, 2014.

Assistant Collector of Customs Trevor Williams said “we will maintain our zero tolerance approach for possession and or importation of any illegal drugs; we will maintain our intense vigilance and wish to remind the public that offences of this nature will not be tolerated”

Anyone with Information relating to this type of crime to contact HM Customs tip-line on 1-800-534-8477 or email at