Crime

Early morning fire guts building owned by activist Jocelyn Dow

Firemen were summoned to the scene of an early morning blaze on Charlotte Street just after 5 o’ clock this morning.  The fire quickly engulfed the entire building located close to Camp Street, and criss-crossed its way through the three floors. The building is owned by well known political activist and WPA member, Jocelyn Dow. […]

Another Prison Escapee Caught; 4 more remain on the run

Acting on information, Police Ranks moved into the Sophia area this afternoon and arrested prison escapee, Cornelius Thomas. The 31-year-old man was found hiding out in the Section C area just after 3 o’ clock on Monday afternoon. He was reportedly arrested without incident and was immediately taken to the Criminal Investigations Department for questioning. […]

Suspected bandit shot dead in Tuschen

A man suspected to have been a known bandit who terrorized person in the Tuschen area, was found dead last night with a bullet wound to his head. He has been identified as 33 year old Eon Currency also known as “muscle”. His body was found last night with his bicycle on the roadside in […]

Escapee Desmond James Recaptured

The Guyana Police Force on Friday night announced the capture of prison escapee, Desmond James. The wanted man was nabbed just after 11:00pm in the Canal #1 area in an abandoned house. He reportedly had a knife and pieces of clothes in his possession. The arrest was made by ranks of D’ Division following a […]

Three dead in Linden Highway accident

Three persons died on Friday night following yet another tragic accident along the Linden Soesdyke Highway. The Police Public Relations Department confirmed the number of fatalities. The accident occurred just around 8 o’ clock in the Kairuni area along the highway, when the motorcar, that the persons were in, slammed into a parked truck that […]

Six years in jail for bank employee after Guilty plea in Republic Bank attempted robbery case; Four others enter not guilty plea

Five men, including two bank employees and two policemen, were today slapped with a slew of attempted robbery and gun and ammunition possession charges in the July 4th attempted robbery at Republic Bank, on Water Street.  The men, Jamal Haynes, Keron Saunders, Gladston George, Anfernee Blackman and Shawn Grimmond made their way into the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court […]

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