Crime

Teacher remanded to prison for possession of marijuana

A 49-year-old teacher from Bachelor’s Adventure on the East Coast of Demerara was charged on Monday with the possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking. The woman, Sharon McCurdy, pleaded not guilty when she appeared before Magistrate Fabayo Azore at the Vigilance Magistrates’ Court. She is accused of having 31.4 pounds of marijuana for […]

Kitty man nabbed with weapons, ammunition and drugs at apartment

A 37-year-old former national table tennis champion remains in Police custody after he was nabbed at an apartment in Kitty, Georgetown, with guns and drugs. The man, Edinho Lewis, was arrested early on Saturday morning during a Police operation at his Dasilva Street apartment. According to the Police, a search of the man’s apartment uncovered […]

Three charged for 240-ounce Gold bust at CJIA

The Guyana Police Force on Thursday announced that three persons, including a mother and daughter, have been charged in connection with the large gold bust at the Cheddi Jagan Airport earlier this week. 44-year-old, Ian Jacobis, , 52-year-old Shameena Ahamad, and 34-year-old Ashiana Salamaly, appeared at the Diamond Magistrates’ Court today where they were all […]

Sluice attendant found crushed to death at West Mahaicony Sluice

A 54-year-old sluice attendant attached to the MMA/ADA and who was working at the Farm/Woodlands, West Mahaicony sluice, was found crushed to death this morning. Police investigators have identified the dead man as Leevorn Stanford McGarrel. He was last seen alive on Wednesday evening when he left his home for work. The man never returned […]

Three passengers held at CJIA with US$560,000 worth of Gold

Customs Officers attached to the Cheddi Jagan International Airport today seized a large quantity of gold from three (3) passengers who were preparing to board a New York bound flight. Two of the passengers are US citizens, while the third is a Guyanese. Their names have not been released, as the probe is ongoing. In […]