3 Jamaicans in custody in Cayman after drugs find

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custody.jpg(CMC) -- Three Jamaicans are now in police custody in the Cayman Islands following the seizure of a large quanta of drugs last week.

The police report that officers from the Joint Marine Unit were patrolling the eastern side of Grand Cayman late Thursday when they came upon a canoe from Jamaica.

It's reported that during a brief pursuit, the occupants of the vessel started to throw packages overboard.

The canoe was eventually intercepted and several packages were recovered.

The police also seized caged roosters.

The men were held on suspicion of importation.