Alleged chain snatcher, bike thief on bail

first_imgTwo men accused of larceny found themselves before Magistrate Fabayo Azore at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Thursday.Anthony Persaud, 24, of Lot 28 Middle Road, La Penitence, Georgetown and Travis McKenzie of Lot 10 B Field Sophia, Greater Georgetown both denied the separate charges.It was alleged that on September 20, 2018 at South Road, Georgetown, Persaud robbed Avil Covlin of a gold chain valued $38,000.The Police Prosecutor had no objections to bail. Magistrate Azore released Persaud on $35,000 bail. The case will continue on October 24, 2018.Meanwhile, it was alleged that 38-year-old McKenzie stole a blue motorcycle valued $175,000, property of Davita Richardson, on July 8, 2018 at the Georgetown seawall.An unrepresented McKenzie in an explanation told the court that he was a father of six children and was the sole provider of his family.The Police Prosecutor made no objections to bail and the Magistrate released him on $25,000 bail. The case will continue on October 25, 2018.last_img read more

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Liverpool to land Real Madrid man for £7m?

first_img Lucas Vazquez Liverpool are reportedly looking to delve into the transfer market again this summer and it seems manager Brendan Rodgers has targeted a Real Madrid midfielder as a key signing.Lucas Vazquez is the winger believed to be on Rodgers’ radar and talkSPORT’s Transfer Spotlight takes a look at the man starring on loan at Espanyol.Name: Lucas Vázquez IglesiasDate of birth: July 1, 1991Birthplace: Curtis, SpainPosition: WingerClub: Real Madrid (on loan Espanyol)What’s the latest?Brendan Rodgers is thought to be keen on signing the wideman as he looks to bolster his squad at Anfield. Espnayol have the option to sign Vazquez at the end of his temporary deal but Real Madrid appear happy to let him join the Reds if they stump up the £7million asking price.Did you know?1) As a youngster Vazquez spent time at CD Curtis, his hometown club, but was eventually signed by Real Madrid as a 16-year-old in 2007.2) The winger spent one season with Real Madrid’s C-team in 2010 before being promoted to their B-team the following campaign.3) Vazquez’s talents on the flank saw him score four goals in 23 games helping them to return to Spain’s second tier for the first time in five years.4) After continuing to play with Real Madrid B, Vazquez earned a loan switch to Catalan-club Espanyol at the start of this season.5) In La Liga he’s gone from strength-to-strength, with the pacy winger registering four assists and two goals.They say:“A gifted player with great ball control who is dangerous in one-on-ones. He is very skilful and is very mobile across the front line. His ability to beat a man makes him a danger for any opposition,” – say Real Madrid. 1center_img “He stands out for his explosive pace and dribbling. Given his want to go forward, the Galician tends to end the season with a number of goals under his belt. His hard-work, effort and consistency have helped him stay at Castilla.”Video evidence:last_img read more

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MAN HIT GARDA IN FACE WITH LIT CIGARETTE

first_imgA bench warrant has been issued for a Castlefin man who flicked a lit cigarette into the face of a Garda.Harper failed to appear at Letterkenny District Court.Damien Harper was due to appear before Letterkenny District Court to answer public order charges yesterday. However Harper, 43, of The Red House, The Diamond, Castlefin, failed to appear.The court was told that Harper threatened to “take out” Gardai at Crossroads, Killygordon when approached.He began using hand signals to Gardai, called them ‘pig f****’ and refused to leave the area.He then threw a lit cigarette at Gardai and hit one of them in the face before being arrested.Solicitor Kieran O’Gorman said his client was highly intoxicated on the night in question.Judge Paul Kelly issued a bench warrant for Harper, who has seven previous convictions after he failed to appear.MAN HIT GARDA IN FACE WITH LIT CIGARETTE was last modified: April 14th, 2015 by StephenShare 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:abusearrestcastlefincigarettecourtDamien HarperdonegalGardailast_img read more

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