Miner stabbed, chopped to death

first_img– shop attendant arrestedOne man is now in Police custody for stabbing to death 27-year-old Mark Jacobus, also called “Dove,” of Aranaputa Valley, North Rupununi, on Friday evening last. In addition to being stabbed, Jacobus was also chopped about his body.Murdered miner Mark Jacobus, a.k.a “Dove”Based on information received, the suspect and the now deceased were imbibing alcohol with several others in a drinking spree when an argument erupted between the suspect and the now dead man.The argument quickly turned into a scuffle, during which the suspect armed himself with a knife and stabbed Jacobus to his head. Not satisfied, the suspect reportedly then chopped Jacobus to his neck, head and other parts of the body. The injured miner was rushed to a health centre at 14 Miles Issano, where he succumbed while receiving medical attention.Police Commander Kevin Adonis told Guyana Times on Sunday that the suspect and the victim had been well-known to each other.“We have the suspect in our custody. He, along with the now deceased, and it is said others too, had been drinking that night at a shop. The suspect is a worker attached to the shop that the incident took place at,” he stated.The Kuribrong area is not new to crimes of a violent nature. Last April, 34-year-old Perion “Redman” Bobb, a driver/mechanic of Lot 23 Caribese Hill, Bartica, was reportedly shot to the stomach at close range, and died immediately.Police had initially said the killers had abducted another man who had been in Bobb’s truck and had reportedly seen when he was shot. That man had allegedly managed to escape and report the incident to the Police.It was later realised that statements given by the miner who had allegedly escaped were “conflicting”, and he was detained by the Police.It is alleged that Bobb and the miner were shuttling dredging equipment in the Kuribrong Backdam when they saw a truck heading towards them. Bobb allegedly stopped his vehicle to allow the other truck to pass, and the men in that truck shot him.last_img read more

€1M DRUGS HAUL CAME FROM DONEGAL, COURT HEARS

first_imgMORE than €1M worth of drugs seized in Derry this week was taken into the North from Donegal, a court has heard.The herbal cannabis was found concealed in kitchen units inside the van when it was searched by uniformed PSNI officers and by members of the Organised Crime Branch.The discovery was made at Glengalliagh Road, about two miles from the border, on Monday evening. The van had come from Donegal, the court heard. Mark William McPhillips (39), who gave an address at Elmvale in Derry is charged with possessing the herbal cannabis and possessing it with intent to supply.McPhillips is further charged with fraudulently importing the herbal cannabis from the Republic of Ireland into Northern Ireland.The defendant, who had been detained in Strabane police station since his arrest on Monday, made no reply to the charges.He answered “yes” when he was asked by a court clerk if he understood the charges.A detective constable told District Judge Barney McElholm that he was fully aware of the background of the three charges and could connect the defendant to them.He said he had also executed an arrest warrant for the defendant following convictions in his absence for motoring offences at Strabane Magistrate’s Court on March 29.Defence solicitor Seamus Quigley said he was not making an application to have his client released on bail.Mr Quigley said the defendant had “absolutely no discernable source of income nor is he in receipt of any benefits”.He said the defendant’s only property was his motor vehicle.Mr Quigley added that “if the defendant had any income, property or savings he no longer has any of them”.Describing the quantity of drugs as large, the District Judge remanded the defendant in custody to appear in court again for a video link hearing on Thursday, June 7.€1M DRUGS HAUL CAME FROM DONEGAL, COURT HEARS was last modified: May 17th, 2012 by BrendaShare 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)last_img read more

Softball Defeats Missouri State, 2-1, in Regular Season Finale

first_img PDF Box Score Story Links Drake struck first on Sunday in the fourth inning as Smith started the frame with her team-leading fifth home run of the season, a solo blast over the left field fence. Drake (41-10, 24-1 MVC) and Missouri State (32-19, 17-8 MVC) went back-and-forth in the regular season finale for both teams. The Bulldogs are the No. 1 seed for this week’s MVC Championship at Buel Field, May 10-12, while the Bears are the No. 2 seed. Valparaiso 5/11/2018 – 4 PM Next Game: Full Schedule Roster In the sixth inning, senior Kelsey Wright (Olathe, Kan.) drew a one-out walk and after a strikeout by Newman, Alexander lined a ball down into the right field corner as Wright scored all the way from first base. Sophomore Mandi Roemmich (West Des Moines, Iowa) couldn’t add to the lead as she grounded out to shortstop to end the inning.   Watch Live Prior to Sunday’s finale, Drake honored its 2018 senior class of Alexander, Ashlie Chambers (Ankeny, Iowa), Smith and Wright. Smith finished 2-for-3 at the plate.center_img Photo Gallery Redshirt junior pitcher Nicole Newman (Madison, Wis.) earned the win in relief and improved to 19-3. Newman pitched 1.2 innings and struck out four Bears with one walk. Senior Kailee Smith (Murrieta, Calif.) started and went 5.1 innings and allowed one unearned run on five hits with one walk. Preview Buy Tickets Missouri State evened the score at 1-1 in the fifth inning with Hannah Heinrichs’ RBI single. ESPN+ Following the conclusion of the regular season, Drake opens the MVC Championship as the No. 1 seed and will play Friday at 4 p.m. at Buel Field. The Bulldogs will play the winner of the 11 a.m. contest Friday between the No. 4 seed and No. 8/No. 5 teams. Print Friendly Version DES MOINES, Iowa – Senior Tasha Alexander (Eddyville, Iowa) drove in the winning run with a triple in the sixth inning for the Drake University softball team in a 2-1 win over Missouri State Sunday afternoon at Buel Field Newman, who entered in the sixth inning with runners on first and second base and two outs, but quickly struck out the next two Bears to escape the jam. In the seventh, she worked around a leadoff walk by forcing a groundout and then getting back-to-back strikeouts.last_img read more