Crime

Retired Deputy Commissioner disputes several statements provided by Asst. Commissioner Thomas to Elections COI

Retired Deputy Commissioner of Police, Maxine Graham today told the Elections Commission of Inquiry (COI) that Assistant Commissioner of Police, Edgar Thomas ignored initial instructions to send additional police support to the Guyana Elections Commission’s Command Centre when a ruckus broke out during the tabulation of votes on March 5, 2020. She also told the […]

Man executed in Durban Street was shot 12 times -Police report

A 33-year-old labourer of Leopold Street, Georgetown was gunned down this morning on Durban Street in a drive-by execution that has left investigators baffled. The victim, Anthony Charles aka “Skiddle” was walking along Durban Street in the company of another labourer when a grey Toyota motorcar was seen approaching the men from behind. Gunshots rang […]

Guyanese man seriously injured in Queens, NY drive-by shooting

A Guyanese man is among two persons nursing gunshot wounds after a drive-by shooting outside a nightclub in New York. According to reports, Guyanese Laurex Fraser, who is well known as “Polo Boss”, and another man were standing outside the Impulse nightclub in Queens, New York when gunmen opened fire from a passing car. Fraser […]

Police Detective and Fisherman were both shot multiple times by Police Officers; Probe ongoing

A post-mortem examination conducted on the bodies of the Police Detective and the Fisherman who were both shot by Police Officers during an arrest gone wrong, has found that both men were shot multiple times. According to a Police statement, a post-mortem examination revealed that Police Detective, Corporal Dwayne McPherson was shot twice. Both shots […]

Doctor recovering well after Region 5 smash-up

Fort Wellington Hospital medical practitioner, Dr. Michelle Paul has regained full consciousness and is recovering well following last evening’s smash-up just outside the Region 5 Administration Office at Fort Wellington. Dr. Paul is now a patient at the New Amsterdam Hospital. She regained consciousness late last night and has been responding well to treatment, according […]

Two remanded to jail for murder of Durban St. Businessman

The two suspects in the murder of Durban Street, businessman Shimron Adams, were remanded to jail this morning when they appeared before the Chief Magistrate. The two accused, Andrew Ridley of Albouystown and Akelow Marshall of East La Penitence were not required to enter a plea to the indictable murder charge. The Court was told […]

Corriverton man dies after being stabbed by reputed wife

Police investigators in Berbice are probing the murder of 25-year-old Corriverton resident, Jason Bownauth. The man died on Sunday after he was stabbed by his reputed wife after he repeatedly slapped her during an argument. According to reports, on Sunday, the couple was in attendance at a family event when they got into a disagreement. […]