Crime

Woman among five arrested for 25 pound marijuana bust

A woman and the driver of a car that was nabbed with just over 25 pounds of marijuana, were among five persons arrested on the Aurora Public Road in Essequibo, this morning. Investigators have not released the names of any of those arrested. The bust was made just after 8 o’ clock this morning as […]

Two engineers remanded over cocaine possession

Two young engineers have landed in hot water, after they were nabbed in a car with a packet of cocaine. The youths, Michael Sookoo and Aviskar Rambarran, who are both 20-years-old, appeared in court today and were remanded to prison after pleading not guilty to drug possession. The case is that they were nabbed on […]

Magistrate refuses second DPP order to commit “Grey Boy” to High Court trial for Crum-Ewing’s murder

Georgetown Magistrate, Judy Latchman, today refused a second order from the Director of Public Prosecutions to commit murder accused, Reagan Rodrigues aka “Grey Boy”, to stand a High Court trial for the murder of activist Courtney Crum-Ewing. Special Prosecutor, Nigel Hughes, told News Source today that the DPP issued a new direction to the Magistrate […]

Sophia man stabbed to death by neighbour during evening row

In the Sophia area, police are still probing the stabbing death of a labourer from the community. The incident took place on Monday evening. According to a Police report, the labourer, 45-year-old Roy Beckles, was on his way home when he noticed his wife and their neighbour in an argument. Beckles intervened in the argument and […]

Grey Boy freed once again of Courtney Crum-Ewing’s murder charge

After more than two years and the same charge being instituted against him twice, 42-year-old Reagan Rodrigues aka “Grey Boy” walked out of the Georgetown Magistrates Court freed of the Courtney Crum-Ewing murder charge once again. This afternoon, Magistrate Judy Latchman ruled that a case had not been made out against the man to allow […]

Jamaica Police finds 165 lbs of cocaine in containers from Guyana and Suriname

Jamaican Police investigators and drug enforcement agents have reported a major drug bust in the island with links to Guyana and Suriname. According to Jamaican Police, officers attached to the Narcotics Division and members of the Contraband Enforcement Team (CET) of the Jamaica Custom Agency conducted an operation at the Kingston Freeport Terminal, Gordon Quay, […]

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