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Antigua-bound Guyanese woman held with cocaine

A 24-year old Guyanese woman, on her way to Antigua  was Wednesday morning arrested with more than four kilogrammes of cocaine in her possession. Head of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU), James Singh said that was his agency’s  first drug seizure for the new year. She has been identified as Clarabel Thompson. At the time of her arrest, she was ...

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Two arrested for gunning down of gamecock gamblers

Guyanese police have arrested two men in connection with the gunning down of a poultry dealer and a cattle farmer early Sunday night. “Two male suspects have been taken into custody and are assisting with the investigation,” police said in a statement.  The incident occured at about 7 PM on  the 1stJanuary,2017, at Humphrey’s Street, Friendship, East Bank Demerara. Dead ...

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BREAKING: Gamecock gamblers shot dead

Two cousins were New Year’s Day shot dead shortly after leaving a game cock gambling location at Friendship, East Bank Demerara. One of them has been identified as a chicken vendor at Bourda Market named David “Fix Up” Singh. ‘A’ Division Commander, Assistant Commissioner Clifton Hicken said the victims were gambling earlier at a cockfighting session at Friendship. Singh died on ...

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Prison warder stabs wife to death at National Psychiatric Hospital

A prison warder Wednesday morning stabbed his estranged wife at the National Psychiatric Hospital, Canje. Dead is 23-year old Lonnett Prince of Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam. The mother of a three-year old daughter was a hairdresser Eyewitnesses said a barber, who attempted to intervene, was attacked but escaped. Another hairdresser reportedly ran out of the salon located at the hospital ...

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Traffic cops charged with trafficking marijuana

The two members of the Guyana Police Force, who were allegedly caught with five kilogrammes of marijuana that they had seized from a man, were Thursday charged with possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking. Whim Magistrate, Charlyn Artiga did not grant bail to Traffic Department Constables Bharat Shattarpaul, 28, of  47 Princeton, Corriverton and Delroy Fraser, 24 of ...

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Fire fighters fend off bandits at Diamond Station

One of three men, who attempted to commit a robbery at the Diamond Fire Station, East Bank Demerara was Thursday caught and handed over to the police, renewing concerns about fire fighters’ safety at that location. Assistant Police Commissioner, Clifton Hicken told Demerara Waves Online News that the man, who was caught, was the driver of a car in which ...

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Traffic policemen to be charged with marijuana trafficking

Two traffic policemen, who are based at New Amsterdam, Berbice, are expected to find themselves before the court for allegedly being in possession of an estimated 5 kilogrammes of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking. The constables were arrested after the compressed marijuana was found in a car owned by one of the policemen. A car was intercepted on the West Coast Berbice ...

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Guyana’s police, customs hand over files to Surinamese counterparts

Guyanese police and customs on Tuesday handed over to their Surinamese counterparts information and intelligence on a wide range of criminal activities that will eventually pave the way for a crackdown on organised and other crimes in a timely manner. “We did share information. Among that information is trends, flow trends, organised criminal syndicates on both sides; wanted persons (on) ...

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Guyanese woman held with marijuana at Jamaica airport

Reproduced from Jamaica Observer KINGSTON, Jamaica — A 23-year-old Guyanese woman was last Thursday arrested at the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) after a quantity of ganja was reportedly found in her luggage. The police last evening reported that Michelle Ann Bamfield otherwise called Blacka, of George Town, Guyana arrived at the NMIA about 4:30 pm and attempted to board ...

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