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15-year-old boy arrested for stabbing death of man, 3-year-old boy; four others still hospitalised

A 15-year-old boy, who attempted to commit suicide after allegedly stabbing to death a 55-year-old man and a three-year-old boy and injuring several others, has been arrested in the company of his father, a Guyana Police Force spokesman said. “Following the arrest, it was observed that he had a stab wound to the chest area and a cut around his ...

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Man caught attempting to hurl bag of prohibited items into Lusignan Prison

A man who attempted to throw a bag containing drugs and other prohibited items into the Lusignan Prison compound has been arrested. He is a 40-year-old labourer of Lusignan Railway Embankment, East Coast Demerara. Police say he was arrested yesterday morning at about 6:30 attempting to hurl the bag over the fence into the prison compound. The bag contained two ...

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Man arrested for woman’s decomposed body in barrel

Police in Berbice say they are still probing the death of a female whose decomposing body was found in a barrel in a trench that separates the villages of Belvedere and Hampshire, Corentyne, Berbice, on Saturday morning at about 9:30. Investigators say the decomposing body bore injuries to the face, body and limbs, and a multi-coloured bed sheet was reportedly tied ...

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Two students arrested for stabbing of Linden Foundation schoolmate

Two students of the Linden Foundation Secondary School were Friday morning arrested in connection with the near fatal stabbing of one of their female schoolmates Thursday afternoon, police confirmed. Police were told that the incident occurred shortly after 3 pm outside the Linden Foundation Secondary School, in full view of several students of the school and at least two adults ...

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Guyanese man held at Suriname border with ecstasy, crystal meth – CANU

A Guyanese man of Norton Street in Georgetown on Sunday remained in the custody of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) after he was arrested Friday shortly after he arrived from Suriname with a quantity of ecstasy and crystal meth, the anti-drug agency said. CANU identified him as Collis Steve Burrowes. The agency said he was arrested Friday morning at Golden ...

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Ex-boyfriend tells police girlfriend fell on knife and died

A man accused of killing his 19-year-old girlfriend six years ago has told police that the woman had fallen on a knife that he had in his possession, a senior police officer said. Police spotted Floyd Rodrigues working at a gold mine at Mahdia and he was promptly arrested in connection with the incident that occurred in 2013 at 6 ...

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Farmer hacked to death in drinking spree

A farmer of Bushy Park, East Coast Demerara, was chopped to death Saturday night during a red wine drinking spree, police sources said. The dead man has been identified as 40-year-old David “Big Mouth” Micah. Investigators have since arrested 20-year-old Jordan “Shattta” Walters, a mason who resides at  Belmont, Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara. A woman says she, Micah, Walters, and ...

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3 of 5 suspected bandits arrested with alleged stolen items

Three of five suspected bandits were arrested and “almost all of the stolen items” have been recovered, the Guyana Police Force said. Efforts are being made to arrest the other suspects. Those in custody are all residing in Charlestown, Georgetown, police said. The armed robbery was committed at Recht door Zee, West Bank Demerara about 7 pm on Monday. “The ...

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Stabroek Market bandit nabbed with gun after robbing vendors; search on for ‘Awara’

One of two Stabroek Market area robbers was early Wednesday morning arrested with a gun in his possession shortly after robbing three vendors of cash and other items outside the downtown business district, the Guyana Police Force said. The law enforcement agency said the man was nabbed by police patrolling the area minutes after the vendors were robbed with an ...

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