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Passports, ID cards found aboard illegal plane belong to Brazilians, Colombians – Police Commissioner

Guyanese police said identity documents found aboard a Brazilian-registered plane in North Rupununi in August appeared to be Brazilian and Colombian. Two passports and two identification cards were retrieved from the Beechcraft Kingair plane after three men allegedly disembarked the plane and ran away. Today, Police Commissioner, David Ramnarine said two passports and an identification card belong to one Brazilian ...

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Community policeman, son in custody for wounding over counterfeit money

A Community Policing Group member and his son are now in hot water after they allegedly were involved in the stabbing a twenty five-year-old Berbice man last evening over an incident involving counterfeit money. Basdeo “Vickram” Sahadeo, a GuySuCo Tractor mate of Back Street Edinburgh, East Bank Berbice is currently nursing stabs and lacerations about his head and body after ...

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Prison escapee ex-cop Varswyck shot dead

Ex policeman, Urie Varswyck who escaped from the burning Georgetown Prison almost two months ago was shot dead early Friday morning in Linden, police said. Head of the Guyana Police Force’s Criminal Investigations Department, Senior Superintendent Wendell Blanhum said Varswyck was shor dead during a confrontation with security forces. Varswyck, former member of the Guyana Police Force, was considered dangerous as ...

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Corentyne mason slapped with murder charge

  A Williamsburg, Corentyne mason added murder to his rap-sheet after he was slapped with the charged today at the Reliance Magistrate Court. Forty four-year-old Ivor Thom of Lot 16A’ Williamsburg was not required to plea to the indictable charge when it read to him by Magistrate Renita Singh. He was not represented by an attorney-at-law. The court heard that ...

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Teens among several charged with armed robbery at New Amsterdam gas station

Five persons, including three teenagers, on Tuesday stood before a New Amsterdam magistrate and were  slapped with the charge of robbery under arms. The matter was held in camera. Twenty two-year-old Parmanand Samaroo and twenty four-year-old Delon Johnson were the lone adults among the three teenagers- aged 15, 16 and 17 years old- who appeared before Magistrate Alex Moore to answer ...

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Cocaine-laden rice shipment seized in Jamaica

Reproduced from Jamaica Gleaner Livern Barrett, Senior Gleaner Writer The Narcotics Police made another major drug bust Monday when cocaine valued at just over JA$100 million was found among a shipment of rice at the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT). According to law enforcement sources, the rice was destined for a local distributor, who detectives were trying to locate up to late ...

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One bandit shot dead, another injured after trailing businesswomen from airport

A suspected bandit was shot dead Tuesday morning on the Liliendaal Railway Embankment Road and Giftland Mall Road, police said. Head of the Guyana Police Force’s Criminal Investigations Department, Senior Superintendent Wendell Blanhum said preliminarily investigators were told a businesswoman and her bodyguard had moments earlier left a business enterprise when they came under attack. Blanhum said the bodyguard opened ...

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Children rescued from father who allegedly sexually molests them

Two girls and one boy, age 12 and eight years, were Monday rescued from a home at Quarrie, a satellite of St. Ignatius Village, Region Nine. Police have since arrested and questioned their 49-year old father about persistent allegations that he sexually molests his children, government said. “The father continues to be questioned by police while investigations are ongoing,” government’s Department of ...

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Three youths nabbed allegedly with gun, ammo

Three youths were early Monday morning arrested after police alleged that a handgun and ammunition were found in a hire car in which they were travelling on the Leonora Public Road, West Coast Demerara. The youths, who were not named by police, are said to be ages 18 to 22 years and are from La Grange, West Bank Demerar; Utivlugt, ...

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