(CMR) A gun and a bullet-proof vest were seized on Friday, 1 July, during a series of searches conducted by the RCIPS and the Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control Drug Enforcement Team under the Firearms Act.
During a search of a residence on Pleasant Drive, West Bay, officers recovered a bullet-proof vest, and a man, age 51 of West Bay, was arrested on suspicion of possession of a bullet-proof vest. He was subsequently granted bail.
Officers also conducted a search of a residence on Crewe Road, George Town, during which a firearm was recovered. A man, age 41 of George Town, and a woman, age 36 of George Town, were arrested on suspicion of possession of an unlicensed firearm. The woman was subsequently granted bail.
The man has since been formally charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm and was expected to appear in court today, 5 July.
The other two persons remain on bail as investigations continue.