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Three arrested for theft from six relatives at wedding house

More than $900,000 worth of cellular phones and cash have been stolen from six relatives who were staying at a wedding house at La Union, West Coast Demerara on Sunday, August 1, the Guyana Police Force said. Police say two men and a woman have since been arrested, after they were invited back to the house. Among the robbery victims ...

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Prisoner recaptured

A prisoner, who escaped from the Lusignan Prison early Saturday morning, was recaptured several hours later, police said. Police say 38-year old Quincy Clarke  was arrested on Callendar Street, Albouystown, Georgetown. He was nabbed at about 6:50  Saturday night by policemen and later handed over to officers of the Guyana Prison Service. During his escape at about 2 O’clock yesterday ...

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‘Thick Slice’ arrested for allegedly robbing fisherman

A man has been arrested in connection with a robbery committed on a fisherman at Unity Junction, East Coast Demerara. Police say they have arrested one of the suspects known as ‘Thick Slice” and they are searching for two other men. The robbery was committed at about 5 O’clock  Saturday morning The fisherman told police that the men stole his ...

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Threatening language convict escapes from prison

A prisoner, who was convicted for using threatening language, has escaped from the Lusignan Prison but dropped a prison officer’s motorcycle that he attempted to steal, police said. Police said 38-year old Quincy Clarke of West La Penitence, Georgetown fled the East Coast Demerara penitentiary between 2 AM  and 2:10 AM on Saturday, July 31. Police were told that two ...

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Businessman, others robbed in yard

A businessman and two other persons were Friday morning robbed of more than GYD$1  million in items while they were in a yard at Better Hope, East Coast Demerara, police said. Police were told that about 08:45 hours, the 40-year-old businessman as well as a 38-year-old housewife and another male were in their yard when two males on a blue ...

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Three held for separate marijuana seizures- CANU

Three men have been arrested for allegedly being in possession of large quantities of marijuana including more than five kilogrammes of foreign ganja, also known as ‘poppy’, worth more than GYD$1 million, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) said Thursday night. That law enforcement department of the Ministry of Home Affairs said 23-year old Uday Monilall, a taxi driver and carpenter, ...

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Region Nine Executive Officer sent on leave pending outcome of shooting probe

Region Nine Executive Officer, Karl Singh was Monday sent on leave and he has already been replaced until the investigation into the shooting of a woman in his vehicle is concluded, sources said. Police sources in Lethem have said investigators are awaiting advice from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). The law enforcement agency officer said the vehicle in which ...

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Lethem woman stabs man after he signaled end to relationship

An 18-year old man was Sunday afternoon stabbed by a woman in Tabatinga Drive, Lethem, Rupununi after he told her that he wanted to end their relationship, police said. The injured man has been identified as Brandon Bailey. Police late last night said they were still looking for the 20-year old woman. Investigators were told that the man returned home ...

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Three suspects in GYD$2 million robbery arrested

Three suspects have been arrested and one XR motorcycle has been held in connection with the GYD$2 million that was snatched from a clerk on Friday the Guyana Police Force said. In all, police were told that six men, three of whom were pillion riders, participated in the Friday afternoon robbery on Caneview Avenue, South Ruimveldt. Although the clerk resisted ...

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