Crime

Soldier held in $5.5 million robbery and admits -Police

A serving member of the Guyana Defence Force is in custody this morning following investigations into a $5.5 million robbery of a woman in the Kitty area last week. Police investigations into the robbery led them to house in Middle road, La Penitence over the weekend. Once there, investigators found an unlicensed weapon with live […]

Strip Club workers charged for human trafficking days after raid

On Friday, two workers attached the Diamond Nightclub and hotel found themselves before the Court facing human trafficking charges. The charges came one week after the Police raided the Diamond Nightclub and hotel in Werk-en-rust and took over 40 foreign women away and into protective custody. Appearing in Court were Fiona Hopkinson and Rodwell Dempster. […]

Police destroy four-acre Berbice marijuana farm

As the Police Force continue with its efforts to stamp out marijuana cultivation and trafficking, a drug raid in the Berbice area, revealed a four-acre marijuana farm. The raid was conducted on Friday in in the Berbice River communities of DeVeldt and Tabali. According to a Police statement, about four acres of cultivated cannabis with […]

Kaneville man dies almost one month after being shot during robbery

Police investigators are probing the murder of a 30-year-old Kaneville machine operator. The man, Ishwar Ramanah, died on Saturday evening after being hospitalised for gunshot wounds that were sustained during a robbery on December 13, 2017. According to a Police report, the East Bank Demerara man, was shot back in December during a robbery at […]

3 years, 9 months in jail for middle finger waving woman convicted of trafficking cocaine in hammocks

Three months after she was charged with attempting to smuggle cocaine out of Guyana in hammocks, Guyhoc resident, Tiffany Collision was sentenced to three years and nine months in jail. Additionally, she was fined $18.2 Million.  She was found guilty of the charge today by the Chief Magistrate and the sentence was handed down immediately.  […]

Venezuelan night club dancer charged for illegal entry into Guyana

Following the early Mondary morning raid at the Diamond nightclub, a Venezuelan woman was yesterday charged and released on $20,000 bail for the offence of illegal entry. The woman, Maria Alexandra Manchingo, stood before Chief Magistrate, Ann Mclennan and pleaded not guilty to offence of illegal entry. The court heard that defendant entered Guyana illegally […]

Farmer and Chef remanded over 25 pound cocaine bust

A Farmer who was recently busted by CANU with over 25 pounds of cocaine, was remanded to jail today along with his chef, who is accused of allegedly aiding in the trafficking of the illegal substance. 48-year-old, Gavin Adams stood deep in thought for several seconds in Court today before he entered a plea of […]

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