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ICE says New York defied deportation request to release Guyanese child abuser

Reproduced from The Washington Times New York authorities released a convicted child abuser into the community, defying an ICE request that he be held for deportation, and he went on to be arrested for yet another case of abuse, federal officials said Tuesday. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers tracked Grachowe Harrichand down last week and plan to deport him ...

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2 arrested for 42 kilo marijuana bust at Parika

Two men of Tuschen New Housing Scheme, East Bank Essequibo, were arrested by Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit agents  after they were allegedly found with 42 kilogrammes of marijuana. The anti-drug agency said 39-year old Shafeek Latif and 35-year old Naresh Totaram were arrested at Parika Public Road East Bank Essequibo on October 15 during an early morning search. CANU said both ...

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Rosignol chicken outlet robbed

Two masked knife-wielding men robbed a chicken outlet at Rosignol, West Bank Berbice on Tuesday. News-Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 FM/Demerara Waves Online News was told that 40-year-old Barbara Samuels was robbed of GYD$120,000, and a cellular phone valued more than GYD$30,000. The men invaded the premises shortly before midday when Samuels was inside the chicken outlet cleaning meat. Sources said ...

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GDF soldier not gold dealership attacker

A man who was shot during an attempted robbery outside the raw gold dealership, El Dorado Trading, is not a Guyana Defence Force (GDF) soldier whose body was found hours later on the same day. Crime Chief, Michael Kingston says the man, whose body was found at Tucville, was involved in a dispute over the purchase of a motorcycle. Dead ...

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One dead, another injured during robbery at raw gold dealership

One of two persons shot on Monday morning at a gold dealership in Newtown, Kitty, Georgetown, has succumbed to his injuries, hospital sources confirmed. Dead is 44-year old Deon Stoll of Barima Avenue, Bel Air Park. Injured is Clayton Powley, 45, of 326 Section ‘C’ Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown. Residents in the area say the incident occurred shortly after 10 am ...

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Unidentified man strangled, suspected killer arrested

A man was strangled to death outside the Leader of the Opposition’s Office on Church Street, Queenstown, Georgetown late Saturday night. Police are still trying to identify him, and they have since asked the public to assist with his name and address. However, the suspected killer, who was chased by public-spirited citizens and handed over to the police, has been ...

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Women among several arrested for gun, drugs at 3 East Demerara villages

Two women are among five persons who were arrested on Sunday during cordon-and-search operations at three East Coast Demerara villages. The Guyana Police Force said the searches were conducted between 6 am and 8 am at Vryheid’s Lust, Montrose, Nabacilis and Plaisance villages. Police said an unlicensed pistol with a live matching round, 300 grammes of suspected cocaine, and 45 ...

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Magistrates’ Court tout shot dead during home invasion

A 53-year old man, who was a tout outside the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court, was early Saturday morning shot dead during a home invasion and robbery, relatives said. He has been identified as Darrell Breedy. Relatives said he was shot to his abdomen when he resisted armed bandits inside his home at 2037 Hummingbird Street, Festival City, North Ruimveldt, Georgetown. The ...

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GDF officer arrested for drug, gun possession

A senior Guyana Defence Force (GDF) coast guardsman has been arrested allegedly with an illegal gun and a quantity of marijuana in his possession, police said. The GDF said Lieutenant Dominique Gilpin has since been interdicted from duty and investigation has been launched. The GDF says it has launched an investigation into the arrest and detention of Gilpin. “As is procedure, ...

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Duo admit to killing elderly women in their home

Two men, Imran Khan and Stephen Andrews admitted to killing 89-year-old Constance Fraser and 77-year-old Phyllis Caesar former residents of South Road, when they appeared before Justice Sandel Kissoon on Tuesday in the High Court. They pleaded guilty to the lesser count of manslaughter. A third man, Phillip Sufferein, did not confess to the crime and he will face trial ...

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