first_imgThe Sparendaam, East Coast Demerara (ECD) resident who pounced on a Policeman on Friday last, robbing him of his cellphone and $240 was on Monday jailed.Darren Bailey admitted to robbing Mahendra Doognauth of the cash and phone when he appeared before city Magistrate Judy Latchman at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.The charge stated that Bailey carried out the daring robbery on March 2, 2018 on Hinck Street, Georgetown. At the time of the robbery, he was armed with a pair of scissors.In court on Monday, Bailey told the Magistrate he was on the Plaisance Bus Park when he mistook the Police Officer for someone from the interior who reportedly owed him.“I pulled out my scissors to take back my goods,” he told the Court. However, Doognauth made a report and a team comprising a Cadet Officer went to the Stabroek Market area and found Bailey standing under the clock.He was taken into Police custody where he was searched and found to be in possession of the stolen phone. He later admitted to committing the act and was charged.Magistrate Latchman considered the serious nature and prevalence of the offence and sentenced Bailey to 50 months in prison.last_img read more

first_imgA Donegal woman has scooped the holiday of a lifetime and a cool €10,000 to spend while there.Sandra can’t believe she has won the holiday!And it all happened on the Late Late Show.Sandra Coss didn’t think she had much of a chance when she entered the RTE show’s textline phone-in competition. Thousands of people probably knew the answer to the question “Which famous manager resigned this week?’But Sandra got the shock of her life just after 11.30pm last night when she was contacted by the show to say she was the winner.Presenter Ryan Tubridy congratulated Sandra and asked he how everything was in beautiful Donegal.“I’m in very wet Donegal,” laughed Sandra. Ryan then told her she had just won a holiday worth €5,000 to spend on a holiday anywhere in the world and also €10,000 to spend.Sandra was inundated by friends on Facebook congratulating her today.Have a great trip Sandra. DONEGAL WOMAN SCOOPS DREAM HOLIDAY ON LATE LATE SHOW was last modified: May 11th, 2013 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:holidayLate Late ShowprizeSandra Cosslast_img read more