Crime

“Wild Buck” remanded on unlicensed firearm charges

32-year-old mechanic, Devon Atkinson, who is known as “Wild Buck”, was remanded to jail today after being charged for possession of an unlicensed firearm. Atkinson was nabbed by the Police with the unlicensed gun after firing several shots in the air at a highway creek resort this past weekend. He appeared before Principal Magistrate Judy […]

Youth remanded to jail on three robbery charges

After being charged just last year in connection with four armed robbery cases, 20-year-old, Shamar Charles was today hauled before the Courts again to face three additional robbery charges. The youth is now accused of robbing Guyana’s motor-racing star, Kristian Jeffrey. Charles, who is a resident of Water Street, Agricola appeared before a City Magistrate […]

Late-night speeding a major cause for road accidents

With fatal accidents occurring almost weekly, the Traffic Chief is indicating that the Police Force will continue its best efforts to educate drivers about speeding, especially late at nights. Speaking to members of the press this morning on the sidelines of a Police Anniversary event, Traffic Chief Linden Isles said most of the fatal crashes […]

New Head of SOCU to be announced soon – Top Cop

Police Commissioner Leslie James has announced that he will soon announce a new head of the Special Organised Crime Unit of the Guyana Police Force. The announcement could come within the next 24 hours. Assistant Police Commissioner Sydney James who headed the unit, was recently sent on leave in wake of the scathing findings of […]

20-years in jail for 63-year-old man who raped 4-year-old girl

Following a guilty plea, a 63-year-old man, Gregory Ramkissoon was this morning sentenced to 20 years in jail for the rape of a 4-year-old girl. Ramkissoon appeared before Justice Simone Morris-Ramlall this morning and confessed to the crime. The incident reportedly took place three years ago in the Demerara region. He threw himself at the […]

20-years in jail for granny rapist

A 39-year-old man was today sentenced to 20-years in jail after he admitted to raping a 76-year-old woman. Justice Simone Morris-Ramlall handed down the prison sentence today after Delon Blake pleaded guilty to the crime. The incident reportedly took place back in 2017. While handing down the sentence, the Judge said she would have considered […]

Moruca man remanded for murder of sister

A 24-year-old man from Moruca was today remanded to jail for the chopping death of one of his own sisters. The accused, Randy Cozier, was not required to enter a plea to the indictable murder charge. According to the Prosecution’s case, on the 3rd of July, the accused visited the home of his sister Cynthia […]