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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Labourer jailed for trafficking over 7lbs of marijuana

Thirty-year-old Dennis Nunes, who was earlier this year charged for trafficking almost eight pounds of marijuana, will now spend the next three years and...

Mechanic jailed for 18 months for wounding co-worker during argument over money

A 26-year-old mechanic, who is accused of maliciously wounding his co-worker over money, was on Friday, hauled before the Georgetown Magistrates' Courts to answer...

Plaisance teen stabbed to death

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 15-year-old lad of Plaisance, East Coast Demerara (ECD). The incident occurred at around 16:00hrs on...

Motorcyclist dies after accident with truck

A 33-year-old man is now dead following an accident involving a motor lorry at Pearl Public Road, East Bank Demerara (EBD). Devon Hopkinson, aka Wild...

Man’s body fished out of canal

Police in Berbice are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death a 37-year-old man whose body was Thursday morning fished out of a canal. Dead is...

Update: Truck driver attempted to overtake cyclist in Parika fatal accident

The driver of the truck involved in the fatal accident at Parika, East Bank Essequibo (EBE) is in police custody assisting with the investigations. A...

Youth jailed 3 years for seawall robberies

A 21-year-old man was today sentenced to three year imprisonment for robbing two persons at the seawalls in Georgetown. Ceon Ray of Sussex Street, Campbellville...

WCD couple assaulted, robbed by teen bandits

A couple residing at Mary, West Coast Demerara (WCD) is now traumatised after they were attacked and robbed by a group of teen bandits...

Miner jailed for assaulting Cop, robberies

A 26-year-old miner was sentenced to three years imprisonment when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Wednesday. Twenty-six-year-old, Orin Ridley of Lot 173...

Man crushed to death in Parika accident

An elderly man was reportedly crushed to death by a truck early this morning (Thursday), at Parika, East Bank Essequibo. The accident happened at around...

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