Crime

Two charged and granted bail in 143 pound cocaine in gas cylinder bust

Two men were today slapped with drug trafficking charges in relation to the 143 pounds of cocaine found in a cooking gas cylinder.  The two accused, 33-year-old, Damion Williams of Better Hope and 30-year-old,Vaughn Anderson of Bhoodhoo Housing Scheme,  both stood before Magistrate Leron Daly and denied the allegation of trafficking of Narcotics, as the […]

73-year-old woman dies after son sets her bed on fire

Three days after her son set fire to the bed she was sleeping on, a 73-year-old Annandale woman has died. The son is now likely to face a murder charge. The incident took place on Christmas morning. The woman, Mengree Dahri, was admitted to the hospital with severe burns about her body. Investigators have revealed […]

Suspect charged for early morning murder of Craig resident

On the same day that Craig resident, Purcell Moore, was being laid to rest, the man believed to be responsible for his death, appeared in Court to face the indictable charge of murder. The accused, Kevin Persaud, was not required to enter a plea to the charge, which stated that on December 20, at Craig […]

Sophia man stabbed to death in Christmas night scuffle

Police investigators in the city are probing a murder in the Sophia community. 35-year-old Selwyn Allen died at the Georgetown Hospital where he was rushed after being stabbed multiple times to the body on Christmas night. The man reportedly lived in the Cummings Park, Sophia area.  According to reports, Allen and his girlfriend were walking […]

Four years in jail for career drug trafficker

A South Ruimveldt resident will be spending the next four years of his life behind bars after being found guilty of cocaine trafficking. Sixty-three year old, Dennis Jones appeared in Court today and was found guilty of trafficking over 22 pounds of cocaine. The man bowed his head and stood calmly next to his Attorney, […]

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