Crime

Woman shot during Leopold St. fracas

Confusion reigned in Leopold Street, Georgetown just after 11 o’ clock this morning as a row between two men quickly escalated and ended with gunfire. According to reports, two men appeared to be involved in a heated argument when one of them left the scene and returned with a group of other men in a […]

$200,000 bail for barber charged with allegedly trafficking cocaine

At the Georgetown Magistrates’ today, a well-known barber was charged for trafficking over two pounds of cocaine. He was granted bail in the sum of $200,000.  Festival City resident and barber, Hosea Jacobs, stood before Chief Magistrate and denied any involvement in the crime.  The Court was told, that between 1st November and 29th November […]

Mocha man remanded over several armed robbery charges

35-year-old Mocha Arcadia resident, Nigel Wellington was remanded to jail today after he was slapped with a number of armed robbery charges. He appeared in Court before the Chief Magistrate and denied all charges. The Court learnt that he is accused of stealing two television sets and a mobile phone in one case and also […]

Soldier held in $5.5 million robbery and admits -Police

A serving member of the Guyana Defence Force is in custody this morning following investigations into a $5.5 million robbery of a woman in the Kitty area last week. Police investigations into the robbery led them to house in Middle road, La Penitence over the weekend. Once there, investigators found an unlicensed weapon with live […]

Strip Club workers charged for human trafficking days after raid

On Friday, two workers attached the Diamond Nightclub and hotel found themselves before the Court facing human trafficking charges. The charges came one week after the Police raided the Diamond Nightclub and hotel in Werk-en-rust and took over 40 foreign women away and into protective custody. Appearing in Court were Fiona Hopkinson and Rodwell Dempster. […]

Police destroy four-acre Berbice marijuana farm

As the Police Force continue with its efforts to stamp out marijuana cultivation and trafficking, a drug raid in the Berbice area, revealed a four-acre marijuana farm. The raid was conducted on Friday in in the Berbice River communities of DeVeldt and Tabali. According to a Police statement, about four acres of cultivated cannabis with […]

Kaneville man dies almost one month after being shot during robbery

Police investigators are probing the murder of a 30-year-old Kaneville machine operator. The man, Ishwar Ramanah, died on Saturday evening after being hospitalised for gunshot wounds that were sustained during a robbery on December 13, 2017. According to a Police report, the East Bank Demerara man, was shot back in December during a robbery at […]

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