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Trio remanded to prison for three armed-robberies in one day

Calvin Reid, Raymond Reid, and Leron Blaize were today remanded by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan for three armed robbery charges. The first charge read that on March 24 last year at Arrow Mountaintop in the Cuyuni River, armed with a gun, they robbed Carlotta Harris of one yellow metal chain valued $50,000; a yellow metal ring valued $40,000; a yellow ...

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Guyanese taxi driver fined $15,000 for illegally entering Guyana

Timothy St Hill, a local taxi driver from Diamond Housing Scheme, was today fined $15,000 or two weeks in prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan. The charge against St Hill read between January 15, and January 16, 2017, he did not present himself to an immigration officer when he entered Guyana through Springlands, Berbice. Police Prosecutor, Neville Jeffers said St ...

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Chief Magistrate fines, deports four Spanish-speaking women arrested during police raid on Rio nightclub

Four spanish-speaking women today came before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan where they were charged for a number of immigration offenses. The women were first picked up during a recent raid on the popular Rio Nightclub in Queenstown, Georgetown. That night club has been subjected to many raids, and was once shut down officially, but later reopened its doors. The first ...

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Truck driver gets three years prison for causing teenage rugby player’s death in hit-and-run accident

City Magistrate Renita Singh today sentenced 41-year-old truck driver Greg Stewart to three years imprisonment for causing the death of 19-year-old Dustin Crawford in July 2015. The July 2015 hit-and-run occurred along the Flour Mill Public Road on the East Bank of Demerara. Stewart was also found guilty of failing to stop at the time of the accident, and also ...

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15-year old boy allegedly rapes14-year old girl

A 15 year old fisher was Monday arraigned for the alleged rape of 14-year old female school drop-out and he was granted GYD$100,000 bail. Guyanese laws prohibit the release of the names of persons allegedly involved in sexual offences in an effort to conceal the identity of the victim. In this case, both parties are also minors. Police said the ...

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Cuban dentist, alleged immigration fraud victim, slapped with three immigration charges

A 29 year old Cuban dentist, Eileen Aguila, was today slapped with three immigration charges by city magistrate Judy Latchman. The first charge states between September 13 and 14 last, Aguila, with intent to defraud, conspired to forge a Guyana arrival and departure immigration stamps purporting they were issued by local immigration services. On the second charge, Aguila had presented ...

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