Crime

Mini-bus driver and conductor charged over assault of Traffic Cop

A route 45 mini-bus driver and his conductor, who were both caught on camera assaulting a police officer during a traffic arrest, have been charged for the assault. The two accused, 29-year-old Carlos Bacchus and 34-year-old Troy Peters, stood before Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus and denied the allegations made against them. It alleged that on February […]

Guyanese teen stabbed and stomped to death on Bronx sidewalk

NEW YORK- The NYPD has identified a 17-year-old boy who was stabbed to death Wednesday night during an argument in his Bronx neighborhood. The young man Pernell “Blizzy” Pompey, is originally from Guyana. According to the NYPD, he had gotten into an argument with a trio of attackers in the vicinity of East 193rd Street […]

20 years in jail for man who killed father over money

39-year-old, Kwame Bourne, who three years ago killed his 71-year-old father, Rickford Bourne, was sentenced to twenty years in jail today after entering a guilty plea to the unlawful killing charge. Bourne appeared before Justice Navindra Singh and stated that he would like to become a better man and admitted to the unlawful killing charge. […]

Woman accused of making bomb threats against UG remanded to jail

Three days after being arrested for questioning about telephone threats of bombing the University of Guyana, 25-year-old, Shaneza Jafarally made her first appearance in Court today and was remanded to jail. Jaffarally stood before the Chief Magistrate and denied the allegation, which stated that on the 5th February, at Cummings Lodge, she made a threatening […]

Alleged robber shot by accomplice during robbery remanded to jail

23-year-old, Shaquille Duncan of Festival City was remanded to jail today on an armed robbery charge. He was arrested after being accidentally shot by his accomplice during their escape. With the gunshot injury to his shoulder, the accused stood before Magistrate, Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus and denied the charge made against him. The Prosecutor revealed that on […]

Manager Charged over alleged rental of rooms in nightclub for prostitution purposes

The Manager of the Rio nightclub, Andy Bynoe aka “Montana”,  was today charged with renting rooms at the nightclub for prostitution purposes. Bynoe made his first Court appearance this morning before Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus and denied the allegations that were made against him in the charge. The Prosecutor told the Court that between the 1st […]

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