(CMR) The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) said officers have responded to multiple reports of drugs being washed ashore in the Cayman Islands over the past several weeks, with approximately 68 kg of suspected cocaine recovered.
There have been six recent reports of persons finding packages containing suspected cocaine on the shoreline in all three islands.
The first three involved single packages of about 1kg each and occurred on 22 and 25 May in Little Cayman and on 5 June in Cayman Brac. On Monday, 12 June, 18 packages weighing approximately 1kg each were discovered in Bodden Town. On the same day, 25 similar packages were discovered in Little Cayman.
On Wednesday morning, 21 June, a further 22 packages, weighing approximately 22kg, were found on the shoreline in Cayman Brac.