Crime

Death toll climbs to four in East Coast crash

The Guyana Police Force has confirmed that four persons died in yesterday afternoon’s smash-up between a canter truck and a car at Le Resouvenir on the East Coast Demerara. The accident occurred just before 6 pm. The dead persons were identified as Lynden Pryce, Chris Bradshaw, Latoya Jones and Leknarine Sewpaul. They were all passengers […]

Three persons die in East Coast smash-up

Three persons were killed in a smash-up this afternoon at Le Resouvenir on the East Coast of Demerara.  According to the Police, the accident occurred at around 5:55 this evening and involved a Toyota motorcar and a canter truck. The bodies of two of those who died were pinned in the car while the third […]

Police Force plans closer ties with Policing Groups and more enforcement of COVID Curfew

Acting Police Commissioner Nigel Hoppie intends to rely more on Community Policing Groups to assist the Force in the fight against crime and the enforcement of the COVID-19 measures and curfew. Acting Commissioner Hoppie has taken over the helm of the Police Force as the substantive Commissioner has proceeded on pre-retirement leave. Speaking to News […]

Life in Prison for Ex-GDF Officer who shot wife to death

Days after pleading guilty to the lesser count of manslaughter for the shooting death of his reputed wife, former GDF Captain, Orwain Sandy has been sentenced to life in prison for the crime. The sentence was handed down this morning by Justice Sandil Kissoon moments after the disgraced military officer pleaded for leniency. Following his […]

East Ruimveldt man executed on Durban Street

A 25-year-old East Ruimveldt man who was fingered in a murder outside a Mandela Avenue bar four years ago, was shot dead execution style on Monday evening on Durban Street. Dead is 25-year-old Rondel Haynes aka 3D. He was in the company of friends outside a building at Durban and Chapel Streets when he was […]

Three die in late-night Berbice accident

A late night accident at Whim on the Corentyne Coast in Berbice has claimed the lives of three persons. The three dead persons have been identified as Jessica Leitch, Quacy Lewis and Reon Moriah. The accident, which involved a motor lorry and two cars, occurred at around 11:30 on Sunday night along the Whim Public […]

One dead, four injured in shooting inside Magic City nightclub

A 21-year-old taxi driver was shot dead and four other persons were injured during an early morning shooting inside the Magic City nightclub in Garnett Street, Kitty. The dead youth has been identified as Raymond Lindo of Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara. There was one visible gunshot wound to his abdomen, according to a […]

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