Crime

GDF rank remanded for murder of Berbice hairdresser

A member of the Guyana Defence Force was this morning charged with the murder of Berbice hairdresser, Donalesa Park. GDF Corporal Collin Hazel appeared at the New Amsterdam Magistrates’ Court and was not required to enter a plea to the indictable murder charge.  The 32-year-old man was remanded to prison until the 23rd August when […]

22-year-old Policeman remanded for murder of Quindon Bacchus; Two other Cops remanded on obstruction charges

22-year-old Police Lance Corporal, Kristoff Denobrega appeared before the Chief Magistrate virtually this morning and was charged with the murder of Golden Grove youth, 25-year-old Quindon Bacchus. DeNobrega was not required to enter a plea to the indictable murder charge and was immediately remanded to jail. During the appearance, it was explained to the Court […]

Three in custody over $11 Million marijuana bust

Three persons from the Berbice area are in the custody of the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit after they were held with more than $11 million worth of marijuana in a speed boat. The bust took place on Sunday during a CANU maritime operation in Canje, Berbice. CANU said that during the operation a speed boat […]

Policeman Kristoff DeNobrega to be charged with murder of Quindon Bacchus; Two others facing obstruction of justice charge

Three weeks after the Police shooting death of Golden Grove youth, Quindon Bacchus, Police Lance Corporal Kristoff DeNobrega is to face a murder charge related to the youth’s death while two other Policemen are facing obstruction of justice charges. The Director of Public Prosecutions today advised the Guyana Police Force to proceed with the murder […]

Mother of five dies in Mandela Avenue accident

A La Penitence mother of five lost her life this afternoon in an accident on Mandela Avenue involving a motorcycle and a Mercedes Benz SUV belonging to the prominent Mohamed business family. The dead woman has been identified as Odessa Sam of Middle Walk, La Penitence. She was the pillion rider on a motorcycle being […]

Psychiatric patient arrested over threat to President’s life

A Golden Grove man who is a known psychiatric patient was last evening arrested in connection with threats that he made against the life of the President while participating in yesterday’s protests along the East Coast of Demerara. In a statement this afternoon, the Guyana Police Force announced the arrest of 35-year-old Marvin Richmond. The […]

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