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Four Guyanese arrested in Suriname for alleged drug possession

Four Guyanese have been arrested in neighbouring Suriname for alleged possession of drugs. Surinamese police say their Narcotics Brigade and Intelligence Unit raided a home at Christophel Kersten Straat. Three women and a man of Guyanese descent were arrested at that location. In keeping with the practice in Suriname, the full names of arrested persons are not released by police. ...

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“Cross-Eye” shot dead while riding suspected stolen motorcycle

Hours after a motorcycle was early Monday morning stolen from a residence, one of the suspects was shot dead during an exchange of gunfire on police during a high-speed chase in Sparendaam Police identified the man as Kevin “Cross-Eye” Thomas. The lawmen described him as a known character. At the time of the incident, Thomas was riding the motorcycle that ...

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Man allegedly kills mother-in-law

A 28-year-old security guard of Sideline Dam, Buxton, East Coast Demerara allegedly killed his mother-in-law and he has since been arrested. Dead is 56-year old Velma Pickering of 257 South Vryheid’s Lust, East Coast Demerara, Police say the suspect was promptly apprehended by public spirited citizens and handed over to the police. He allegedly killed Pickering between at about 2:45 ...

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Policeman severely injured during juveniles’ escape from detention centre

Police say they are making stringent efforts to recapture seven inmates who escaped from the Juvenile Detention Centre at Sophia, Greater Georgetown after injuring tw0 policemen. Authorities say five have since been recaptured since they bolted from the facility at about 11:30 Tuesday night. Police say during the incident,  two policemen were assaulted and have since received medical attention. Authorities ...

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Man wanted for gold miner’s murder arrested

A man wanted for the killing of well-known gold miner, Deon Stoll, has been arrested. Police say they arrested Leon Estwick at South Amelia’s Ward, Linden shortly before 1 O’clock Thursday morning. The suspect’s 21 year-old male sibling was also arrested in the house at Lover’s Lane. Police say an unlicensed pistol , four live ammunition and ten grams of ...

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Husband commits suicide after stabbing wife

A man committed suicide after stabbing his wife several times at their North-East La Penitence, Georgetown residence on Saturday, police said. Region Four Divisional Commander, Senior Superintendent Phillip Azore said the incident occurred at about 4:45 PM at the couple’s residence on Calabash Alley. He said the woman, who was speaking with investigators, was hospitalised in a stable condition with ...

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“Smokey” chops female Venezuelan companion

A Venezuelan woman was early Thursday morning lashed and chopped by her partner at a gold mining area in western Guyana, in a disagreement that sparked off when he first allegedly burned her on her face with a cigarette, police said. The man has since escaped. Injured is 37-year old Wilneivis Del Valle Bisram Vadel Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela. Police said ...

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