Norton Street man busted in Berbice with 26lbs marijuana

24-year-old Norton Street, Georgetown resident, Akeem Smith, has been arrested by the Police and is facing drug trafficking charges after he was found with more than 25 pounds of marijuana in his possesion. According to a Police report, Smith who also works in the construction industry, was the passenger in a taxi when he was […]

President orders Government Ministers and other officials to remove emergency sirens and flashing lights from vehicles

With rising complaints from citizens about the abuse of private vehicles being fitted with emergency sirens and flashing emergency lights, Government Ministers have been ordered to ensure the sirens and lights are removed from their vehicles. Other Government officials have also been told of the order. News Source understands that the issue was raised at […]

ECD man nabbed in Linden with over 4lbs of cocaine

Police in Linden have arrested a 27-year-old East Coast Demerara construction worker after he was nabbed with close to five pounds of cocaine this afternoon at a Police check-point at Bamia in Linden. According to a Police statement, Delon Vanderstoop was a passenger in the Route 94 minibus (Lethem-Georgetown) when searches of the bus were […]

Police Force defends Spanish signage on Police vehicles

The Guyana Police Force today defended its decision to have the spanish word for Police added to its vehicles, saying that the decision is part of the provision of broad based and efficient Police service to all Guyanese. In the past two weeks, persons have noticed a number of Police vehicles with the word “Policia” […]

CFATF sees need for unified Law Enforcement response to money laundering in Guyana

The Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) has concluded its onsite visit and assessment of Guyana’s Anti-Money Laundering regime and sees the need for a unified approach in tackling money laundering by the various law enforcement agencies. In a statement, the Attorney General’s Office also indicated that the team noted that Guyana was investigating money […]

Cyber Crime case against Sherod Duncan dismissed

Opposition Member of Parliament Sherod Duncan was freed today of a cybercrime charge which was filed against him back in January. The charge accused him of using a computer system to humiliate and cause embarrassment to Aneal Giddings of the Guyana Elections Commission. The trial was conducted by Magistrate Judy Latchman, with Police Legal Advisor, […]

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