Tag Archives: gold miner

Gold miner on charge for marijuana in bucket

A gold miner of Light Street, Georgetown has been charged almost 300 grammes of marijuana for the possession of trafficking. Chief Magistrate Ann Mc Lennan granted 51-year-old Derrick Cox bail in the sum of $100,000 bail. Mr. Cox, whose address is 105 Light Street, Georgetown, has to return to court on March 14. The case has been transferred to the ...

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Gold miner slashed to death, companion injured

A young gold miner was Christmas Eve night stabbed to death and a male companion has been seriously injured. Police say they have arrested a “person of interest”. The dead man has been identified as 19-year-old Neville Moonsammy of Four Miles Main Access Road, Port Kaituma, North West District. He succumbed to knife wounds to his left hand. Investigators say ...

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Policeman among three arrested for 2.7 kilo gold heist; guns, ammo seized

A day after they allegedly stole a large quantity of raw gold at the Matthew’s Ridge airstrip, two of four suspects were arrested Tuesday morning with some of the precious yellow metal, guns and ammunition, the Guyana Police Force said. High-level police sources said a constable attached to the Tactical Services Unit was also arrested. The sources said the raw ...

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Two arrested for shooting death of driver-mechanic

Police on Wednesday said they arrested two suspects in connection with the gunning down of  a driver-mechanic at Kuribrong Trail, Potaro River, on Easter Monday. “Two suspects are in custody assisting with the investigation. The autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow (Wednesday),” police said. A gold miner, Elon Thomas, who the assailants believed had witnessed the shooting incident, fled from his ...

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