Labourer Clifford Rodney of Lot 19 Savannah Park, New Amsterdam appeared last Friday before Senior City Magistrate Leron Daly on a charge of attempting to commit a felony.He pleaded not guilty to the charge, which stated that on April 25, 2018, he gained forceful entry into VJ’s Fashions, the Avenue of the Republic business premises of Albert Ramlakhan, with intent to burgle same.Objecting to Rodney being placed on bail, the prosecutor told the court that on the day in question, Ramlakhan secured his place of business at 16:00h and left. He subsequently received a phone call from a security guard, who related that the accused was breaking into the building, but he was able to apprehend him.The Police were summoned and the accused was arrested and charged.Magistrate Daly placed Rodney on $100,000 bail, and ordered that he return to court on May 18, 2018 for statements in relation to his matter.
…27 vehicles impoundedSome 27 motor vehicles were on Tuesday impounded in Georgetown by ranks of the Guyana Police Traffic Department, which were found to have prohibited obscured Identification Marks (number plates).Some of the vehicles which were impounded on TuesdayAfter being impounded, the vehicle owners were all reprimanded for the violation and were later released.Traffic Chief, Superintendent Linden Isles is urging owners and drivers of motor vehicles to comply with the law as it relates to number plates or face the consequence of being prosecuted.As such, a reminder is now being sent out to the public advising that all motor vehicles driven on the roads must have a distinctive identification mark consisting of a figure or figures and a letter or letters. The figures must be inscribed in white on a black surface and no letter or figure should be capable of being detached from such surface. According to the Traffic Chief, all letters and figures must also be three and a half inches high; every part of each letter and figure must be five-eighth of an inch broad and the total width of the space taken by every letter or figure must be two and a half inches.