Crime

Crime situation not as bad as being made out to be; Response taking place on three levels -Pres. Granger

As the Christmas season draws near, security efforts countrywide are being intensified and President David Granger believes that Guyanese can look forward to a safe and comfortable Christmas season. The President expressed this view on Friday during a radio interview. With mounting complaints from the public about Guyana’s crime situation presently, the President expressed the […]

West Coast Demerara man busted with cocaine in stomach at CJIA

Diligent work by officers attached to the Narcotics Branch of the Police Force, has resulted into another drug bust at the Cheddi Jagan Airport. A 46-year-old West Coast Demerara man is in custody after he was busted on Wednesday afternoon with several packets of cocaine in his stomach. The drug enforcement agents noticed the man […]

Police arrest wanted man “Beggar” for Albouystown murder

Wanted man, 38-year-old Sherlock Mckenzie aka “Beggar”, a resident of Albouystown, was arrested in Meadow Brook Gardens today in connection with the murder of 27-year-old Michael Payne. Payne was shot dead during a quarrel over the seizure of a bicycle in La Penitence Street, Albouystown. According to reports, Payne was staying at a relative in […]

Man and woman die after stabbing each other during argument

 A bizarre double murder in the interior mining community of Ekereku Hill Top in Kamarang has left relatives in tears and police investigators stunned. Dead are 45-year-old Selima Norton aka Shelly of New Providence Housing Scheme and 37-year-old Kurt Reynolds of Meadowbrook Gardens. The two were involved in a relationship and together they managed a […]

Police Force seeks more public support as it launches Christmas security programme

The Police Force’s Christmas Security programme will kick off from Tuesday, November 15, 2016 and head straight into the middle of January in the new year. Under the heightened security initiative, there will be increased police presence across the country, but especially in the city and main shopping districts. Citizens will also notice police booths […]