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Industrial Estate bond thief jailed

A security guard, who said he stole over a half million Guyana dollars  in items from an Industrial Estate bond because he wanted them at his home, will be spending nine months in prison although he begged for a light sentence The allegation against Omand Hussain is that between December 1, 2015 and September 29, 2016, at Ruimveldt, Georgetown he ...

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Two charged in connection with return of stolen cameras to Stabroek News photographer

Two men were Tuesday grantedGYD$50,000 bail for allegedly taking money from Stabroek News photographer, Keno George under the guise of helping recover his stolen camera. Police alleged that Jevon Patterson and Romel Guttery on October 19, 2016 at Camp St. Georgetown, corruptly obtained GYD$50,000 from George, on account of helping him recover his stolen camera. George, another photographer, Terrence Thompson, along ...

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Private sector’s claim of rising crime “preposterous”- Top Cop

Even as Police Commissioner, David Ramnarine on Monday used statistics to dismiss concerns by the private sector that there is a rise in crime, a business place was robbed and a youth broke into the home of the daughter of a prominent citizen in an attempted robbery. He said rounds were discharged in eight cases of serious crimes in October, ...

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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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Guyanese policeman stabbed in Lethem, hospitalised in Brazil “in serious but stable” condition

A Guyanese policeman has been admitted to a hospital Brazilian hospital in a serious condition and another treated and sent away after they intervened in an altercation outside a night club in Lethem during the early hours of Sunday morning. Constables Chichester and Samuels were rushed to the Lethem Hospital where Samuels was treated and sent away and Chichester  referred ...

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Prohibited Guyanese among 26 arrested in Trinidad

TRINIDAD EXPRESS.- Police exercises in the Port of Spain Division and Central Division on Thursday have resulted in the arrest of 26 persons. The exercises were supervised by Senior Supt Hodge-Griffith and Senior Supt Boxill, with assistance from Supt Corbette, ASP Persad, ASP Sooker, Sgt Jodhan, Sgt Persad, Sgt Mohammed, Sgt Ali, Cpl Bacchus, Cpl Bassant and Cpl Williams, among several ...

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Dataram Commission of Inquiry finds “pattern of misconduct” at CANU

Public Security Minister, Khemraj Ramjattan on Friday disclosed that a Commission of Inquiry into claims by now convicted drug lord, Barry Dataram against the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) has found “deficiencies” in the way that anti-drug agency works. Sources said that among the observations found during the probe by Retired Brigadier of the Guyana Defence Force, Bruce Lovell are poor ...

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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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