Duo charged for breaking into Albouystown shop

first_imgA cleaner and a driver were remanded to prison on Wednesday by Magistrate Faith McGusty when they appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts to answer to a larceny charge.Compton Fernandes, 47, of Mocha, East Bank Demerara (EBD) and Latchman Sukham, 43, of Albouystown, Georgetown denied the charges that between May 20 and May 21, 2019 at Albouystown, Georgetown, they broke and entered the shop of Shanelle Prince and stole two gas bottles valued $17,000 and one Samung music set speaker valued $96,000.The prosecution is contending that a relative of the owner was passing the business establishment when that person noticed that the shop was opened. Upon checking, the two men were discovered in the shop and an alarm was raised. Fernandes and Sukham were both arrested.Prosecutor Ceon Blackman objected to bail on the grounds of the prevalence of the offence and also stated that the men provided incorrect addresses to the Police.Magistrate McGusty upheld the prosecutor’s submission and remanded the two men to prison. The case will continue on June 5, 2019.last_img read more

Blizzards bring home 8 medals from BC Senior Games

first_imgPhoto: LtR (red and white jerseys): Gord Harris, Richard Wood and far right (in blue) Bill Lindsay – Blizzard Bike ClubThe Blizzards are bringing home 8 BC Seniors Games from cycling competition in Prince George, this past weekend. Bill Lindsay has three golds, Richard Wood two golds and a silver and Gord íThe Hammerí Harris has a silver and a bronze.- Advertisement – First event was a 14 km time trial. Richard Wood won the gold in the 60-64 age competitive class with a time of 23:44. Bill Lindsay won the 60-64 Novice class at 28:18. Gord ëthe Hammerí Harris was bronze at 23:03 in the 55-59 competitive class, missing the silver by only one second! The fastest TT time of the day was set by Ray Morrison of the Okanagan region with a time of 21:16Advertisement Next up was the tough, hilly road race. Richard Wood and Bill Lindsay both were both gold in the road race event with a 4th place to theí Hammerí. Last event was a 4 km Foothills hill climb featuring a 7.5 percent grade. Bill Lindsay was gold at 20:30, Richard Wood silver at 14:05 and Gord Harris Silver at 11:52. Fastest time of the day was an 11:03. The Blizzard riders to date have collected 51 medals from Seniors Games competition. The Senior Games next will be held in Richmond B.C in 2009. www.ferrisfastcycles.comlast_img read more

Wenger confirms Coquelin move to Valencia

first_imgTransfers Wenger confirms Coquelin move to Valencia Jamie Smith Last updated 1 year ago 07:12 1/11/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Francis Coquelin Arsenal Getty Images Transfers Valencia Las Palmas v Valencia Primera División Chelsea v Arsenal Chelsea Arsenal League Cup Arsène Wenger The Arsenal manager has confirmed that the Gunners have reached an agreement with the La Liga side to sell the French midfielder Francis Coquelin is set to complete a transfer to Valencia, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger announced after the first leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final on Tuesday.Valencia had teased Coquelin’s impending arrival by posting a picture of a suitcase adorned with the midfielder’s initials to their Twitter account .Previous reports suggested that the Spanish side would prefer a loan agreement with a purchase option , but the move is now understood to be a permanent one valued at £10.5 million. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player And after holding Chelsea to a 0-0 draw on Wednesday, Wenger confirmed the 26-year-old is on his way out of Arsenal.Asked by Sky Sports after the match if Coquelin was about to leave Arsenal, Wenger replied: “Yes.”Wenger later added at a post-match news conference: “He goes to Valencia, he didn’t get enough games.”I let him go.”pic.twitter.com/0RP8qac9Ya — Valencia CF English (@valenciacf_en) January 10, 2018 Coquelin, a two-time FA Cup winner at Arsenal has started only one Premier League game this season having fallen out of favour at the club since signing a new long-term contract last January.And he leaves the Emirates with an unwanted record to his name, his 160 games under Wenger without a goal the most of any outfielder during the Frenchman’s 21-year reign.Wenger was later asked if he planned to enter the transfer market to replace Coquelin, but the Frenchman stated that he would sooner have the likes of Aaron Ramsey and Mesut Ozil back from injury.”The best way to replace him is getting [Aaron] Ramsey and [Mesut] Ozil back,” he added.”Then we’ll see. We have players injured.”Arsenal also have another injury worry in the midfield, with  Jack Wilshere having been forced out of Wednesday’s contest .last_img read more