According to a News Vancouver report, three crew members from Princess Cruises’ Island Princess were arrested in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada.
Canada Border Services Agency officers and members of the Vancouver Police Department’s Canine Unit boarded Island Princess and performed a search while the cruise ship was docked at the cruise ship terminal at Canada Place.
Island Princess embarked form Los Angeles, California on Thursday May 4 at 1600 hours, then called at San Francisco, California and Astoria, Oregon before calling at Victoria, British Columbia.
The cruise ship then called at Vancouver on Tuesday, May 9 from 0800 hours to 2359 hours and during this time, the three crew were arrested. The three crew were Willard Bryan Murray Brooks, 28, Emil Arthur Hebbert Garth, 26 and Jason William West Carter, 32, all from Nicaragua.
Island Princess then called at Juneau, Alaska; Skagway, Alaska; Glacier Bay, College Fjord, Whittier, Alaska and Hubbard Glacier.
In similar news, Cruise Bruise Investigates reported August 28, 2016, three Canadian Sea Princess passengers were arrested for smuggling cocaine. The three passengers from Quebec, Canada were Andre Tamine, 63, Isabelle Lagace, 28, and Melina Roberce, 22, who were charged with importing 95 kilograms of cocaine with an estimated value of about $31 million. See our photo slider for 55 photos from our investigation.
Video: Canada Place, Vancouver BC (HAL Noordam at the dock)