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Pensioner get 3 years prison for causing death by dangerous driving

58-year-old pensioner Andrew Alder was today sentenced by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan to threes years in prison for causing death by dangerous driving. Alder was instructed earlier this month to build his court defense since the case against him had been well-established. The chief magistrate ruled today the court was satisfied Alder drove his vehicle in a manner which fell ...

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One dead, another injured in drive-by shooting

A small  scale businessman, who was due to  travel to the United States (US) on Saturday, was shot dead as he was leaving home to purchase food, his mother said. Dead is 30-year old Andrew “Zeggy” Fraser.   Injured is Stanley Adams of La Penitence, Georgetown. The incident occurred at Genip Lane, West Ruimveldt.  “He bathe and then he said ‘mommy ...

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Granger’s British Security Adviser arrives to craft five-year plan; Ramjattan doesn’t feel sidelined

Public Security Minister, Khemraj Ramjattan on Thursday said he does not believe that he has been sidelined with the hiring of a British Security Adviser to President David Granger. “No, absolutely not! I don’t feel so at all. We work very unitedly. The head of the security is also the President, Chief Executive Officer of the country and so I ...

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Valentine Day court date for trio found in Campbelville with AK-47, matching ammo

Three men who were arrested in connection with guns and matching ammunition found in a Campbelville house will remained remanded until their return to court on Valentine’s Day, February 14. Teon Alleyne, a 30-year-old miner from Lorry Creek, Soesdyke Highway; 29-year-old Andre Pollydore, a miner from South Ruimveldt; and Lloyde Roberts, 35, from North Ruimveldt today answered to joint charges ...

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Anti-narcotics policeman caught with drugs at Guyana-Suriname border jailed

A Guyanese anti-narcotics policeman, who attempted to smuggle marijuana and amphetamine to Suriname, was Wednesday sentenced to seven years imprisonment. Twenty-four year old Ian Michael Johnson of Stanleytown, New Amsterdam was found  guilty of two counts of possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking. He was sentenced to four years for possession of 2.525 kilogrammes of marijuana and three years ...

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Trio remanded to prison for three armed-robberies in one day

Calvin Reid, Raymond Reid, and Leron Blaize were today remanded by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan for three armed robbery charges. The first charge read that on March 24 last year at Arrow Mountaintop in the Cuyuni River, armed with a gun, they robbed Carlotta Harris of one yellow metal chain valued $50,000; a yellow metal ring valued $40,000; a yellow ...

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Guyanese taxi driver fined $15,000 for illegally entering Guyana

Timothy St Hill, a local taxi driver from Diamond Housing Scheme, was today fined $15,000 or two weeks in prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan. The charge against St Hill read between January 15, and January 16, 2017, he did not present himself to an immigration officer when he entered Guyana through Springlands, Berbice. Police Prosecutor, Neville Jeffers said St ...

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Chief Magistrate fines, deports four Spanish-speaking women arrested during police raid on Rio nightclub

Four spanish-speaking women today came before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan where they were charged for a number of immigration offenses. The women were first picked up during a recent raid on the popular Rio Nightclub in Queenstown, Georgetown. That night club has been subjected to many raids, and was once shut down officially, but later reopened its doors. The first ...

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