Police Force denies storming of Rose Hall Outpost

The Guyana Police Force is denying that “bandits” attempted to storm the Rose Hall Town Police Outpost but would only confirm that “a person or persons unknown cut a hole in the fence which was discovered by an armed policeman on duty.”…

Increase in rape, robberies – Police stats

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) has recorded an increase in rape and robberies for the period January 1 to June 2018 compared to the same period last year. According to a statement released Friday night, there was a 9% increase in cases of…

Cop hospitalised after crashing into fence

Commandant of the Felix Austin Police College, who is currently on Annual Vacation Leave (AVL), Superintendent Shivpersaud Bacchus, is currently warded at the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital and is said to be in a stable condition. Cop…

Security Guard caught with unlicensed gun, ammo

A security guard who was on the police’s radar for quite some time was arrested this afternoon in Queenstown, Georgetown. A police statement said that at about14:00hrs ranks of the Police Narcotics Branch intercepted a vehicle which was…

Labourer charged with rape

A 24-year-old Labourer was today granted $170,000 bail by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan for engaging in sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl. David Europe was not required to plea to the charge, which alleged that on January 22,…

Cop busted with 21kg of marijuana on ECD

Intelligence gathered by ranks of the Police Narcotics Branch and ‘C’ Division (East Coast Demerara), has resulted in the arrest of a police constable stationed at Force Headquarters for Trafficking in Narcotics. A statement from the…

Fire destroys Berbice house, four homeless

A two storey house was completely destroyed while another was saved following a fire at Lot 58 Clifton Settlement Corentyne Berbice. The fire, believed to be electrical in origin, began at approximately 11:20pm on Wednesday.…

119 neonatal deaths at GPHC in one year

A total of 119 babies died in the Neonatal Unit of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) from June 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018, Minister of Public Health, Volda Lawrence said Thursday. She made the statement during a sitting of…