Zinc thief fined $30,000

first_imgA man who attempted to steal two galvanised zinc sheets from the roof of the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) Sports Complex building was on Monday fined after he admitted to the offence.Thirty-year-old Andrew Arjune admitted that he did attempt to commit the act on February 28, 2018 at Thomas Lands, Georgetown.The defendant told Magistrate Judy Latchman who he appeared before that the building was old and the zinc sheets fell from the roof to the ground.According to Police Prosecutor Arvin Moore, the Secretary of the Union received a call informing him that someone was removing the galvanised sheets from the Sports Complex yard.He informed the Police of same, and they went to the location and saw Arjune, who they arrested.The defendant when questioned by Magistrate Latchman told her that he removed the sheets “to see if anybody want buy it”.The man, who was previously charged for stealing from his uncle, however, begged the Magistrate for mercy.He was fined $30,000. Failure to pay the fine will result in him serving two weeks’ imprisonment.last_img read more

Slow pitch league holding season opening AGM

first_imgThe deadline to register a team for this year’s season is April 28, so if you are interested in joining the league but have not done so yet, you are encouraged to attend the AGM.Wednesday’s meeting will begin at 7 p.m. The meeting will be taking place Wednesday, April 4, and will take place in the comforts of Fort St. John’s Lido Theatre.Some issues that will be discussed at this year’s meeting include setting a date for the Icebreaker Tournament, membership updates and the Nicole Kelly sentencing.The meeting will also look to fill the roles for this year’s league president and treasurer, as well as the league director position.- Advertisement -It will also highlight dates for this year’s Ump Clinic and year end clean up.Regarding league fees, no changes have been announced yet and league executive Janet Prestley believes there will be no changes this year.Two representatives from each team are required to be in attendance and the first game of the season is scheduled for Monday, May 7.Advertisementlast_img read more