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Mon Repos drugs-in-boat accused remanded to

A 50-year old man, who was charged with being in possession of a large quantity of marijuana and cocaine, was remanded to prison until next month, despite a bail application on the basis of special reasons. Azim Bash of Phase One, Good Hope, East Coast Demerara was charged with being in possession of 91.1 kilogrammes of cocaine and 56 kilogrammes ...

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Businessmen detained following shooting incident

Two businessmen have been detained following allegations of assault peace officer, damage to property, discharging of a loaded firerearm and obstructing the Officers from executing their duties, the Guyana Police Force said. The incident occurred about 20:00hrs Sunday night at Battery Road, Kingston, Georgetown. “Investigation revealed that two police ranks were responding to a report of simple larceny in Kingston ...

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Big drugs bust in wooden boat at Mon Repos; boat owner, wife arrested, Venezuelans wanted

A Guyanese man and his wife were early Saturday morning arrested in connection with the interception of more than 140 kilogrammes of cocaine aboard a wooden fishing vessel near the Mon Repos channel, East Coast Demerara, the Customs Anti- Narcotics Unit (CANU) said. The law enforcement unit said the arrested suspect, Azim “Bato” Baksh, of 123 Phase 1 Goed Hope East Coast ...

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Policeman arrested allegedly with marijuana

A policeman was Friday arrested after he was allegedly caught with 21 kilogrammes of marijuana in the car he was driving, the Guyana Police Force said. The law enforcement agency said tge arrest was the result of “intensified collaborative intelligence” between anti-narcotics police and the East Coast Demerara division of the police force. He is stationed at Force Headquarters for ...

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Venezuelan plane registration documents authentic- Civil Aviation Chief

The registration documents for the Venezuelan plane, which landed with six nationals of the Spanish-speaking South American nation, have been confirmed as authentic, authorities said Friday. Director-General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Retired Lt.Col. Egbert Field told Demerara Waves Online News that the documents exchanged with the Venezuelan Civil Aviation Authority proved that information provided by the pilots ...

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Security Association knocks Crime Chief over comments on Simona Brooms- guards altercation

The Guyana Association of Private Security Organisations (GAPSO) on Thursday slammed the Guyana’s Police Force’s Head of Criminal Investigations, Assistant Commissioner Paul Williams’ criticism of how the security guards’ dealt with Junior Minister, Simona Broomes at a restaurant parking lot. Referring to a July 12, 2018 article in the State-owned and government-controlled Guyana Chronicle newspaper, GAPSO said Williams’ expectation that ...

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Broomes refuses to speak on parking lot fracas; “We didn’t come into government for issues like this. We came into make changes”- Volda Lawrence

Even as Junior Minister of Natural Resources, Simona Broomes refused to say whether she would apologise to two security guards with whom she had a now almost one week old fracas, Vice Chairperson of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Volda Lawrence said she was taken aback by one of the personnel’s account of the incident. While Broomes was on ...

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Venezuelan pilots, passengers, Guyanese pilot in custody concerning suspicious aircraft

Six Venezuelans and a Guyanese pilot were Tuesday taken into custody in connection with an aircraft that authorities believed has fake registration marking. The two Venezuelan pilots and four passengers, two of whom are lawyers, arrived aboard the plane bearing registration YV-2493. Police said at about 11 AM, Michael Brassington and the four passengers went to Criminal Investigations Department’s Headquarters ...

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