Captain, bowman arrested with illegal gun, ammo

first_imgA Joint Services exercise on Friday has resulted in the arrests of a boat captain and his bowman after an illegal weapon and matching ammunition were found in their vessel.The discovery was made sometime around 15:15h at the Pomeroon River mouth, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam).According to reports, ranks from the Guyana Police Force, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) and the Guyana Defence Force’s (GDF) Coast Guard, who are stationed at the Floating Base in the Pomeroon River, conducted a stop-and-search exercise on the cargo vessel.During the routine check, the ranks unearthed an unlicensed 12 gauge shotgun and 67 matching cartridges concealed in the bow of the boat.The 28-year-old captain and his 32-year-old bowman, who reportedly admitted ownership of the unlicensed weapon and ammunition, are in custody pending charges. Both men are said to be from Jacklow, Pomeroon. The Joint Services exercise was commanded by an Assistant Superintendent of Police.This operation comes two days after three men were intercepted in Georgetown with over 5kg of cocaine, two unlicensed firearms and matching ammunition, along with millions of dollars in local and foreign currencies.The trio was reportedly in the process of transferring a box from one car to another on Wednesday evening when CANU ranks swooped down on them.They were subsequently charged and remanded to prison.last_img read more


first_imgCLG An Clóchan Liath Club notes 01/05/2016B’iad  13, 14, 22 & 24 a huimhireacha a lotto a tarraingíodh ag deireadh na seachtaine agus níor baineadh póta óir an lotto.  Beidh €2200 sa phóta óir don seachtain seo.Bhain na daoine seo leanas  €20 an ceann: Nellie Doherty – Glenties, Josephine Gallagher – Park House, Tracey Mc Garvey – Glassagh, Kathleen O Donnell – Lettermacaward & Gertie Bonner – Innishunny. The seniors played Naomh Conaill in the Gealtacht Semi Final. With an good opening half they lead Naomh Conaill at half time. However, Naomh Conaill had a very strong second half & won the game on a scoreline of 0-16 to 1-09.Congratulations to Matthew O’ Donnell and Eoin Walsh who played for Donegal Hurling  Minors and Donegal U12s in O’Donnell Park last Saturday. Well done boys!The U16s girls training will begin this Saturday the 7th of May at 12:15pm at the Astro in the RCS. Any girls wanting to join, feel free to attend, you are all welcome.GAA NEWS: DUNGLOE PLAYERS MATTHEW O’DONNELL AND EOIN WALSH REPRESENT DONEGAL was last modified: May 3rd, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:dungloeGAASportlast_img read more