Crime

Brazilian man remanded to jail over illegal ammunition

A Brazilian national who claimed that he came to Guyana to visit his mother, will be spending some extra time in the Co-operative Republic, but as a guest of the state. 23-year-old, Joao Figueroa, was remanded to jail today after being charged for illegal ammunition possession. The man, who is a construction worker, was allegedly […]

Taxi service owner remanded on marijuana and ecstasy pills charge

This driver stopped and is now facing ecstasy and marijuana possession charges. Taxi service owner, 34-year-old, Kapildeo Ramsaywack, appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court today and was remanded to prison after being charged for being in possession of marijuana and ecstasy pills. Magistrate Fabayo Azore was told that on the 10th November, Ramsaywack was arrested […]

North Ruimveldt man remanded to jail over peacemaker’s murder

At the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court today, 26-year-old North Ruimveldt resident, Jermaine Abel, was remanded to prison for the murder of Haffiz Douglas, who also lived in the same community. Douglas was stabbed to death on November 6, 2017 as he attempted to prevent a brawl between Abel and his brother. The Court heard that on […]

Phone records and eyewitnesses being re-examined as investigators prepare to file charges in murdered teacher’s case

Police investigators believe they will be able to crack the case of the murdered teacher and file criminal charges as early as this week. Twenty-two year old, high school teacher, Kescia Branche, was found in an unconscious state last Sunday morning in Le Repentir cemetery close to Princes Street and Louisa Row. She was taken […]

National swimmer busted with cocaine in New York

National swimmer, Earlando McRae, has found himself in hot water after being busted at New York’s JFK Airport with just over five pounds of cocaine. According to Federal Court documents, the 28-year-old arrived in New York on Sunday, 4th November on a flight from Guyana. He presented a suitcase to Border Patrol agents and during […]

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