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Four arrested, 27 kilos of marijuana seized, cultivation destroyed

Four persons have been arrested within the past three days in connection with separate seizures of marijuana totalling more than 27 kilogrammes. The latest seizure was made yesterday afternoon at about 2:30 at Number 59 Village Road, Corentyne. Police say they stopped a car and found 15 parcels of marijuana weighing more than 13.5 kilogrammes A 40-year-old resident of New ...

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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 charged with drug trafficking

Two men were Monday remanded after being charged with possession of and trafficking in cocaine and cannabis. Christopher Garraway and Randy Chester appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates Court to answer to the charge. They both pleaded not guilty and were remanded to prison until January 29 when the case comes up for hearing again. Four men were arrested after the ...

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Cane harvester arrested for Christmas Eve killing

A Christmas Eve night gambling game in Corentyne turned deadly when a 27-year-old was killed at about 10 o’clock. Police reported that Steven ‘Shabba’ Lewis of 29 Portuguese Quarters succumbed to head and mouth injuries during an incident at the Rose Hall Town Public Road, Corentyne. A cane harvester of Sir David Rose Street, Rose Hall Town, Corentyne, Berbice is ...

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Updated: Suspect in stabbing death of Corentyne driver arrested

Police in East Berbice- Corentyne have captured a prime suspected killer only known as ‘Babba’, hours after he allegedly stabbed to death a driver of Rose Hall, Corentyne. Dead is 30-year old Carlos ‘Tony’ Williams of  267 Rose Hall Reef, Corentyne Berbice Two other people, including the dead man’s wife, were injured while they intervened. The incident occurred at about ...

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Fisherman’s body found in net

Police were Tuesday probing the death of a fisherman whose body was found in the net of a fishing vessel that was working in the vicinity of the Berbice River in eastern Guyana. The man has been identified as Shahabudeen Haniff, 49 years, of Meten-Meer-Zorg, West Coast Demerara. The body was discovered in the net of the vessel on Monday, ...

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Mother burnt to death, son injured by bandits

Bandits burned a house early Sunday morning, resulting in the death of a woman and injury to her son who were tied up before the building was set alight, police said. Investigations are being conducted into the circumstances surrounding the death of Anita Baichan, 49 years, of Hope, WCB, who perished in a fire at her home about 0230h. today ...

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