Crime

Ex-cop sentenced to four years in jail for cocaine trafficking

A former member of the Guyana Police Force, who found himself on the other side of the law, will be spending the next four years in jail after being found guilty of cocaine trafficking. Ex-policeman Louis Dublin was today sentenced by Magistrate Leron Daly on the completion of the trial. He was arrested and charged […]

Sophia businessman stabbed to death while intervening in row

Police investigators are on the hunt for a Pike Street, Sophia man, who is wanted for the stabbing death of a businessman from D’ Field, Sophia. The dead man has been identified as 48-year-old, Godfrey Phillips. A police statement said Phillips was locking up his shop just before midnight on Sunday, when he noticed that […]

Suspected “madam” charged again for trafficking of Venezuelan woman

After being charged previously with five counts trafficking in persons, an alleged recruiter and employer, Fiona Hopkinson, found herself back in Court today to face four additional trafficking charges. It alleged that between August and October last year, Hopkinson engaged in the trafficking of persons, by “procuring” four vulnerable Venezuelan Nationals for the purpose of […]

18-year-old remanded to jail for murder of Berbice Brothers

Corentyne resident, 18-year-old Keeran Jeenarine was today remanded to jail for the old year’s night murder of brothers, Harricharran and Premcharran Samaroo. One of the brothers was shot to his face while the other was beaten to death during a home invasion and robbery that also saw their mother and another elderly relative being beaten […]

Cuban national remanded for forging US Embassy document and overstaying time in Guyana

A Cuban National was today remanded to jail after he was charged with forging a US Embassy appointment letter and overstaying his time in Guyana. 52-year-old Lazaro Perreria Alanzo, appeared before Principal Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus and said he was tricked. Speaking through an interpreter, the man denied the allegations. The Court learnt that on the […]