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Alleged male, female car hijackers charged

A man and a woman have been remanded after appearing before Magistrate Leron Daly for robbing another man of his car, phone and cash. It is alleged that on October 26, 2016 at Diamond, East Bank Demerara Robert Beckles and Sharda Thomas robbed Lakeram Budurgh of one Toyota Premio motor car valued GYD$3 million, one Blu cellular phone worth GYD$15,000 ...

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Alleged East Bank Demerara robber remanded

A labourer is now on remand after appearing in court on Monday on two counts of robbery under arms. The first allegation against Ron Simmons is that on May 3, 2015 at Covent Garden, East Bank Demerara he, being in the company of others and armed with a gun, robbed Valdes Nickram of GYD$100,000 cash, four cellular phones (GYD$140,000), three ...

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Several Latinos, Guyanese on immigration, forgery charges

Four Latin Americans and a Guyanese appeared in court on Friday on separate charges of forgery and overstaying time in Guyana. A guilty plea was entered for Cuban male named Alberto Rodrigues Costas. It is alleged that between April 30, 2016 and July 29, 2016, in Georgetown, Costas failed to comply with any conditions of a permit granted to him, ...

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Female prison officer said marijuana she allegedly smuggled into jail was “biscuits and medications,”

“Don’t open the bag; don’t do that to me a get two lil children to mine,”- female prisoner A female prison officer who allegedly caught smuggling marijuana into the New Amsterdam Prison had unsuccessfully begged one of her colleagues not to squeal on her because she has two young children. When a bag containing the parcels of ganja, 35-year old ...

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Fish Shop murder accused now on manslaughter charge; granted bail

Mark Anthony Barclay, who had confessed to murdering Gordon Ross outside White Castle Fish Shop, has been granted bail and will soon be facing trial in the High Court for manslaughter. Barclay had initially been on trial at the Georgetown Magistrates Court for murdering Ross. However, on Thursday, after the prosecution had closed the case, Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan changed ...

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Miner arraigned for murder committed 17 years ago

A 39-year-old miner, who allegedly killed another man 17 years ago, has finally appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates Court to be charged. It is alleged that on May 3, 1999, at 7 Miles Mahdia, Philbert Edwards called ‘Phil-Phil’ murdered David Ramcharran. The Prince Ville Mahdia resident was not required to plead to the indictable charge when it was read to ...

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Trio who allegedly killed Pomeroon farmer for High Court trial

A man, his wife, and their friend, who were jointly charged in the 2010 murder of Pomeroom farmer Victor Williams, will soon stand trial in the High Court. The charge against Frank Henry, Josephine Henry, and Trevor Abrams is that on July 22, 2010, at Pomeroom, they murdered Williams called ‘Willo’. They were not required to plead to the indictable ...

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Student charged with cheque forgery

A 20-year-old student appeared in court on Wednesday for allegedly forging over GYD 1.2M in bank cheques. The first allegation against Deoharry Oodit is that on September 20, 2016, in Georgetown, he conspired with other persons to commit a felony. That is to say he forged a Republic Bank cheque of GYD$800,000, property of Naipaul Ramodar. The second charge read ...

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Mother accused of embezzling Country Pride’s money

A mother of four is now on GYD$40,000 bail after appearing in court for embezzling over GYD$2M from Country Pride. It is alleged that between January 1, 2015 and July 18, 2016 in Georgetown, Pauline Stewart embezzled $2,085,305 while employed as a clerk or servant at Country Pride. The money had allegedly been given to the accused to be passed ...

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