Accused serial robber remanded to prison

first_imgCarlton Bourne, a 24-year-old man who is accused of four armed robberies, along with discharging a firearm at one of the victims was on Monday charged for the offences when he made his court appearance before Magistrate Leron Daly in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.The first charge stated that on July 26, 2019, at Norton Street, Lodge, while being in the company of others and armed with a knife, he robbed John Nedd of two phones and other items valued at $314,000.The second charge stated that on July 23, at Norton Street, Lodge, Georgetown, while being armed with a gun, he robbed Nicholas Jones of a phone valued at $55,000, a ring valued at $100,000, and other items valued at $189,000. Additionally, it is alleged that on August 13, at Middle Road, La Penitence, he discharged a firearm at Sherryann Persaud with intent to maim, disfigure, disable or cause her grievous bodily harm. Another charge stated that on August 13, at Middle Road, La Penitence, while being armed with a gun, he robbed Sherryann Persaud of two phones valued at $343,000. The final charge stated that on August 2, at Lodge, Georgetown, while being armed with a gun, he robbed Jomo Paul of a chain valued at $250,000 and $220,000 in cash.Police Prosecutor Adduni Inniss objected to bail being granted to the defendant on the grounds of the serious nature of the offences and the penalty the charge attracts. The prosecutor also highlighted the fact that Bourne has similar offences before the court.Magistrate Daly, after listening to the facts, remanded Bourne to prison. The case will continue on September 23, 2019.last_img read more

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DECLAN BONNER APPOINTED NEW DONEGAL U21 MANAGER

first_imgGAA: Declan Bonner has been ratified as the new Donegal U21 manager following a meeting with the Donegal County Board.Declan Bonner is the new U21 manager.Bonner takes over from outgoing U21 manager Maxi Curran who was the helm for four years as U21 manager.Bonner led the Donegal minors to their first Ulster MFC in eight years when they defeated Armagh 2-12 to 0-10 in the 2014 decider. The side went on to reach the All-Ireland final, famously defeated Dublin in the semi-final before being narrowly defeated by Kerry in the final.However, this year there was disappointment for the minor side who were tipped to retain Ulster and possibly win the All-Ireland.They won the Minor league comfortably and defeated Tyrone and Armagh comfortably before they fell to a shock loss in their Ulster semi-final clash with Derry.There was controversy throughout their Ulster campaign which affected the side’s preparation. After their first-round win over Tyrone – allegations emerging that Donegal captain Michael Carroll was taunted about the death of his father Francie.Then following the victory over Armagh, two Donegal players were given a TWO month for an incident that occurred in the tunnel during half-time.That ban was eventually reversed and Bonner will be hoping he can continue on the success he has made with the minors at U21 level.Succeeding Bonner in the minor position will be Milford man Sean Paul Barrett.Barrett has coached Donegal sides at U16 level to Buncrana Cup success and also took the Donegal U17 development side which won the McGuigan Cup. DECLAN BONNER APPOINTED NEW DONEGAL U21 MANAGER was last modified: September 3rd, 2015 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:newsSportlast_img read more

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Rain plays spoiler in Vizag as Pune beat Delhi by 19 runs (via D/L)

first_imgPersistent rain in Visakhapatnam forced the Indian Premier League match between Rising Pune Supergiants and Delhi Daredevils to be called off with RPS getting the result in their favour thanks to the Duckworth-Lewis method.Chasing a modest 122 for victory, Pune’s charge was stopped by the rain for the second time with their score stuck on 76/1 in 11 overs when umpires decided that there was no point in continuing the match any further.As rain continued persistently, the match was called off after a wait of around 15 minutes with Pune ahead of the par score of 57 by 19 runs.Rahane steers Pune’s chase Ajinkya Rahane remained unbeaten on 42, while giving him company was George Bailey on 8 when the covers were brought on the field.At the first rain interruption, Pune were 57 for 1 in 8.2 overs with Rahane on 26 and George Bailey on 6. They returned after a rain break of around an hour and they were to get their full quota of 20 overs.But rain came back again after playing another two overs and four deliveries. Rahane and Bailey added 19 runs in those 16 deliveries. Rahane added 16 runs for himself as he hit a four and a six off Mohammed Shami to take Pune ahead before the second rain break stopped play.The win did not change anything for Pune, who are already out of reckoning for a play-offs berth, apart from the addition of two more points to their earlier six, except that they are now in the seventh spot ahead of Kings XI Punjab.advertisementDelhi’s chances hurt after lossFor Daredevils, the loss will make it more difficult for them to book a play-offs berth as they remained at sixth spot with 12 points from 12 matches.They will now need to win both their remaining matches – against Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore – to have a chance for making it to the play-offs.Dinda and Zampa star for RPS Earlier, medium pacer Ashok Dinda (3/20) and leg-spinner Adam Zampa (3/21) helped RPS restrict Delhi Daredevils to 121 for six in 20 overs.Asked to bat, Delhi struggled as Dinda and Zampa continued their impressive performance to leave the visitors struggle for runs.Karun Nair (41 off 43 deliveries) anchored Delhi’s innings, while South African all-rounder Chris Morris made a quick-fire 38 in just 20 balls towards the end to help his side cross 120-run mark.Brief scores: Delhi Daredevils: 121/6 (Karun Nair 41, Chris Morris 38; Ashok Dinda 3-20, Adam Zampa 3-21) vs Rising Pune Supergiants.last_img read more

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