NA man lands in Court for providing false name to Police


A man of New Amsterdam appeared before the Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan on Thursday charged for giving false information to the Police.

Mark Anthony

Mark Anthony, 3 of Lot 56 Stanleytown, New Amsterdam, Berbice pleaded not guilty to the allegation when it was read to him.

The charge alleged that he, on July 23 2017 at the Ruimveldt Police Station, Georgetown gave the Police Officer the name; ‘Justin Tonechane’ knowing same to be false.

Police Prosecutor Arvin Moore objected to bail being granted based on the nature of the offense and the fact that false information was given.

He also revealed to the Court that the defendant presently has a narcotics matter ongoing in Court.

However, bail was granted in the sum of $50,000 and the accused was made to reappear in Court at a later date.


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