Bandits invade Grove home

first_imgTwo armed men broke into the home of a Grove, East Bank Demerara (EBD) family in broad daylight.The incident occurred on Tuesday about 09:30h.The armed men carted off an undisclosed amount of cash, a quantity of jewellery, along with a television, computer and other electronic devices.The bandits removed the grill door to gain entryOne of the bedrooms which were completely ransackedThe perpetrators were also keen on cutting all cameras in order to guarantee a clear escape.The owner of the house, identified only as “Roy”, was at work in Georgetown at the time of the robbery.His wife was also not at home.After neighbours realised what was taking place, an alarm was raised and the owner was notified of the incident.Roy rushed home to find his house broken into and completely ransacked.From all indications, the bandits removed the grille and forced the wooden door open with a sharp object.Speaking to Guyana Times, Roy explained that it was a devastating experience because he worked really hard to earn back those valuables, after his house was raided a few years ago.The Police were notified of the matter and an investigation has been launched.last_img read more

Businesswoman nabbed with ganja

first_imgA 35-year-old businesswoman is now in Police custody after law enforcement officers visited her shop on Saturday and noticed her trying to dispose of a quantity of cannabis that she had in her possession.The cannabis which Police ranks found at the woman’s Vigilance South, East Coast Demerara shopReports are that Police acting on information went to the shop at Vigilance South, East Coast Demerara, to conduct a search.According to the Police, upon their arrival, the businesswoman reportedly “quickly disposed” of a parcel through one of her shop’s windows. However, this act did not go unnoticed by the ranks.The parcel was immediately retrieved and it was found to contain a quantity of cannabis.It has since been confirmed that the prohibited substance weighed 120 grams.Just a few days ago, two males and two females hailing from the ancient county of Berbice were arrested after police ranks swooped down at their homes and unearthed a quantity of cannabis.Reports are that ranks from B Division (Berbice) along with officers from the Police Narcotics Branch carried out a cordon and search operation which lasted for over four hours.The two males along with a female were apprehended at a house in Number Two, Canje Village, while the other female was arrested at a home in Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam.Guyana Times understands that over nine kilograms of cannabis was found in the yard in Canje and two pounds of cannabis was discovered in the home at Angoy’s Avenue.Earlier this month, Head of the Police Narcotics Branch, Kurleigh Simon had told this publication that the police had upped the ante during the first quarter of 2019.On April 3, 2019, Police in the B Division intercepted a Stanleytown, New Amsterdam, Berbice, resident who was wanted in connection to the possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking.On March 29, last, a young man had been taken into Police custody after he was caught with a quantity of cannabis in his possession while travelling in public transportation.The 24-year-old suspect of New Amsterdam, Berbice, was a passenger in a minibus on the East Coast of Demerara when the vehicle was stopped by the Police.last_img read more