Albouystown resident jailed for assaulting Cop, robberies

first_imgA 26-year-old miner was sentenced to three years imprisonment when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Wednesday.Twenty-six-year-old, Orin Ridley of Lot 173 Campbell Street, Albouystown, Georgetown , was found guilty on two counts of robberies and assault. He was on trial before Magistrate Annette Singh, who ruled that after perusing the evidence she found him guilty of all four charges.Orin RidleyThe first charge stated that on March 12, 2019 at Lot 173 Campbell and Sussex Streets, Georgetown, Ridley wounded Police Constable Clive Clarke with intent to prevent lawful apprehension.It was further alleged that on the same date and at the same location, Ridley assaulted police constable Nigel Reid with intent to prevent lawful apprehension.The third charge stated that on January 31, 2019 at Albouys Street, Albouystown, Georgetown, Ridley while being armed with a firearm, robbed Saneka Ramlakan of articles amounting to $24,600.The last charge stated that on the same date and location, while being armed with a firearm, he robbed Akash Ramlakan of a pedal cycle valued at $18,000 property of the said Virtual Complainant and used personal violence towards him.The magistrate sentenced Ridley to three years for robbery with violence; three years for robbery under arms, one year for wounding a peace officer and one year for assaulting a peace officer.However, the sentence will run concurrently, which means Ridley will only be spending three years behind bars.last_img read more

Taylor races rescheduled

first_imgThe Taylor Speedway has scheduled a weekend of make-up races for its previously cancelled Stock Challenge.The raceway’s Mini Stock Challenge, which was originally scheduled to take place on July 16 and 17, has been moved to the upcoming long weekend.- Advertisement -Races will take place on both Saturday July, 30 and Sunday July 31. Saturday’s race will begin at 3 p.m. while Sunday’s will start at 1 p.m.The original races were cancelled due to damage to the track and facility after the massive amounts of rain the Peace has received over the past month.For more information on any of the Taylor Speedway’s upcoming events, please visit its official website.last_img