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Daily Archives: September 20, 2016

Berbice businesswoman fined, jailed for cocaine trafficking

A woman caught attempting to traffic a large quantity of cocaine to the United States (US) was Thursday jailed and fined. Tricia Loo of 651 Fort Ordinance, East Canje, Berbice pleaded guilty when she appeared before a city magistrate. She was sentenced to three years imprisonment and fined GYD$25.6 million for being in possession of the illicit drug for the ...

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Bogus customers rob feed-shop owner of cash, valuables

An elderly feed shop owner, his daughter-in-law and several other persons were terrorized by two armed bandits who carted off cash and other valuables. Items stolen include Ipads, Iphones,  sales amounting to more than GYD$15,000 and jewellery. The attack was staged  Tuesday at about 9 AM by two men, who pretended to be customers at the feed shop located at ...

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Arrest warrants issued for drug lord Barry Dataram, reputed wife

by Abigail Semple Arrest warrants were Tuesday issued for self-confessed drug lord, Barry Dataram and his reputed wife, Anjanie Boodnarine, after they failed to turn up in court to know whether they would have to lead a defence or would be freed of a cocaine trafficking charge. City Magistrate, Judy Latchman ordered two other co-accused – Kevin Charran and Trevor ...

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Mother of two on drugs, gun and ammo charge

A mother of two on Tuesday appeared on charges of narcotics and illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition. According to the facts read out by Chief Magistrate Ann Mc Lennan, on September 16, 2016, Alexis Phillips was found to be in possession of 51 kilos and 350 grams of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking. The court also heard ...

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Barbados deports Guyanese who caressed teenage girl aboard bus

A Guyanese national was handed over to immigration officials yesterday after appearing in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on an assault charge, the Online news website, Barbados Today reported on Tuesday. The 48-year-old farmer of Apartment #1 Arrindell, Government Hill, St Michael, who only goes by the name Mankad, pleaded guilty to the offence, which occurred on September 17. According ...

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