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Suriname’s police seize 900 kilos of cocaine in collaboration with Guyana’s CANU

Collaboration between Surinamese police and Guyana’s Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) has led to the seizure of more than 900 kilogrammes of cocaine. Head of CANU, James Singh said although the plane was not seized, the operation inflicted a “major blow” on the drugs trade. “More importantly is shows the result of strong inter agency cooperation and full support of both ...

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Corriverton man held with 25 kilos ganja- CANU

A  man from Corriverton, East Berbice has been arrested for allegedly being in possession of  25 kilogrammes of marijuana, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) said Tuesday. The man, who has been identified as 41-year old Wesley Anthonio Barry, was intercepted  at 176 Area “AA” Kingston, Little India #79 Village, Corriverton. “During the search of the building and in the presence ...

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Man wanted for Charlestown shooting death caught in ‘Devil Hole’

The man, who was wanted in connection with the gunning down of a man on Drysdale Street, Charlestown, was arrested by police at ‘Devil Hole’,  in Region Seven, police said. Police said Lenroy Michael Forde was arrested by police, with assistance of two Supernumerary Constables, based on “intelligence received.” Investigators have linked Mr. Forde  to the gunning down of Odingo ...

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Venezuelan soldier shot in Guyana; assailants flee to Venezuela

A Venezuelan soldier  was Saturday shot and injured at Imbotero, North West District by two Venezuelans who escaped from Guyanese police and returned to Venezuela, Guyanese police said. “The suspects fled the scene and escaped over the border into Venezuela, after being pursued by ranks from the GPF (Guyana Police Force),” that law enforcement agency said in a statement. A ...

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Delivery man shot, robbed

A delivery man was shot and robbed of his motorcycle in Campbelville while he was going to visit his family, police said. Injured his 33-year old Navin Mahadal. The incident occurred on John Smith Street, Campbellville. He told police that he was robbed of one black and red XR motorcycle. Investigators were told that Mr. Mahadal was was about to ...

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Update: Fifth juvenile escapee recaptured

A fifth juvenile, who escaped from the Sophia Holding Centre, early Thursday morning has been recaptured, police said. The Guyana Police Force said he was recaptured “with the aid of relatives.” The seven “breached the building and its fence between” 2:30 am and 2:40 am. Police continue the search for the remaining duo. Earlier Thursday, four of them were returned ...

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Gunning down of Charlestown man linked to robbery; wanted bulletin issued

Police have issued a wanted bulletin for a man who allegedly gunned down another man on Drysdale Street, Charlestown last night. Wanted is Lenroy Michael Forde. Police say he is wanted for murder committed on 25-year old Odingo Anthony Haywood which occurred last night. Investigators have linked the killing to a suspect who is known as ‘Biggie’. Preliminary information reveals ...

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Wanted man shot and injured as he allegedly attacked policeman with knife

A man, who was wanted by police in connection with two incidents at Ann’s Grove village, East Coast Demerara, was Wednesday afternoon shot and injured as he allegedly attacked police with a knife,  the law enforcement agency said. Sustaining a gunshot wound to his right thigh is 24-year old Conway “Ninja Man” Higgins of Clonbrook village, East Coast Demerara. “He ...

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Police cracking down on robbers moving around on bikes

Amid continuing concern about the prevalence of robberies by bandits moving around on bicycles and motorcycles, the Guyana Police Force on Tuesday said it was taking aim at those criminals, even as  that law enforcement agency reported a reduction in armed robberies. “Recognising that criminal minded persons have been riding motor cycles and bicycles in their robbery attacks on citizens, ...

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