Internet Radio

Crime

Guyana parking meter official charged in New York in connection with shooting child

One of the principals of Smart City Solutions (SCS), which enjoys an 80-percent stake in a parking meter deal with Georgetown’s Mayor and City Council, has been charged in New York in connection with the accidental shooting of a 1o-year old child. Semion Mosheshvili, 42, of Hewlett, N.Y., pleaded not guilty to charges of criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession ...

Read More »

Barbados-bound “Roach” arrested with cocaine pellets- CANU

A Mahaicony man allegedly swallowed almost 600 grammes to take to Barbados, but he was arrested at the Eugene F. Correia (Ogle) International Airport, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) said in a statement. Investigators said Randolph “Roach”Muri of Lot 3L Enterprise, Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara was held on Sunday, June 18, 2017 shortly before boarding a plane to the Caribbean ...

Read More »

Woman, who stole her employer’s money because salary was insufficient, jailed

A woman was Monday jailed for 36 months after pleading guilty to an embezzlement charge because her salary during the probationary period was insufficient. Twenty-eight year old Ronella Tashanna Junor stood before City Magistrate Judy Latchman where the charge of embezzlement was read to her. Junor accepted the charge read to her which stated that between March on and June ...

Read More »

Alleged chain snatcher deemed medically unfit for trial

Orseno Benn, an alleged chain snatcher, was Monday deemed medically unfit to stand trial after he was evaluated by psychiatrist Dr. Biro Harry. Dr. Harry, in his testimony, told the court that Benn had been seeking psychiatric evaluation for the past two years and noted that not much improvements were made and as such he suggested that Benn continues to ...

Read More »

Donald Ramotar defends fired drugs czar; says DEA had confidence in him

Former President Donald Ramotar Friday afternoon defended James Singh who has been fired as Head of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU), saying the former drugs czar had a very fruitful relationship with the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). “I was one who had asked the DEA to set up an office here. Whenever I met with the officers of ...

Read More »

US revokes visas of two PPP parliamentarians, others

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) late Thursday night said the United States has revoked visitor visas from two of its parliamentarians and several other persons on fraud-related charges. The two PPP legislators -Dharamkumar Seeraj and Nigel Dharamlall-, according to the PPP recently received letters from the Consular Section of the US embassy in Georgetown “informing them that their non-immigrant visas ...

Read More »

Taxi driver jailed for cocaine, guns, ammo possession

The man, who was busted with more than 20 pounds of cocaine and illegal guns by police at his Lot 6 J Duncan Street, Campbelville residence, was Tuesday morning jailed for four years and 24 months after pleading guilty to the charges. Trevor Rodrigues, a taxi driver, was charged with having 11.363 kilogrammes of cocaine in his possession for the ...

Read More »

Labourer jailed for 25 years for killing businessman

Travis McDougall, a labourer from East Ruimveldt Housing Scheme, Georgetown was Monday sentenced to 25 years in jail for killing businessman, Ashok Raghoo. The sentence was handed down by Justice Navindra Singh after a 12-member mixed jury found him guilty on May 19, 2017. Sentencing was deferred until Monday for a probation report on his behalf. The jury found Mc ...

Read More »

Teenager, accused of stealing bus driver’s money, remanded

A 16- year old boy was Monday arraigned for allegedly stealing money belonging to a minibus driver. He was remanded to custody at the Juvenile Detention Centre pending the compilation of a probation report. The youth made an appearance at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court before Magistrate Judy latchman charged with simple larceny. The particulars of the charge are that on ...

Read More »

Five arrested for Essequibo Coast marijuana bust

Five persons, including a woman, were Monday morning arrested in connection with a 12.3 kilogrammes marijuana bust, police said. The Guyana Police Force says its ranks of  acting on information stopped and searched a hire car about 08:00hrs this morning on the Aurora Public Road, Essequibo Coast. There, police said, they found a carton box containing 25 taped parcels of ...

Read More »