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first_img… returned fire at bandits before dying…killed suspected bandit identified as GDF rankBy Kristen MacklingamA brazen daylight robbery on Monday morning has left a businessman and a suspected bandit dead.Dead businessman: Deon StollDead is businessman Deon Stoll, called “Mow”, 44, of Charity village, Essequibo Coast, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) and also of Barima Avenue, Bel Air, Georgetown. Also dead is suspected bandit, 18-year-old Olijah Chesney, a rank of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF). Two other persons, the businessman’s driver – 45-year-old Clayton Powley of Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown – and a security guard at El Dorado Trading were also shot.Reports are the businessman arrived at the El Dorado Trading establishment at approximately 10:20h in DaSilva Street, Newtown, Kitty, and as he was about to exit the car, two gunmen who arrived in a white car, opened fire on him and his driver.A review of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) footage showed that Stoll was sitting in the front passenger seat in a motor car (PPP 6727) driven by Powley, when the duo arrived at the front of the El Dorado Trading premises. A white Toyota motor car with tinted windows that had appeared to be trailing Stoll’s vehicle also stopped across the road from the business place seconds later. Stoll had earlier visited a business place on Sheriff Street, whence he collected an undisclosed sum of money.Injured driver Clayton PowleyTwo gunmen donning handkerchiefs to conceal their faces jumped out of the car and rushed towards Stoll’s car. One gunman opened the door at the driver’s side and a scuffle began between him and Powley, who soon exited the vehicle to better defend himself. Powley received a gunshot wound to his arm in the process while his assailant rushed back to the waiting white Toyota motor car.The other gunman, suspected to be the now dead GDF rank, rushed to the front-seat passenger door, and opened it before attempted to snatch something from Stoll. The businessman also appeared to have been putting up a fight from inside of the vehicle but was shot to his stomach. His shooter was unable to grab anything from the car. As he attempted to run away, the injured Stoll returned fire with his handgun. The CCTV footage showed that the gunman was shot twice by Stoll. Both times he stumbled as he escaped into the awaiting motor car which sped away.The CCTV footage showed Stoll clinging to his stomach as he fell on the ground. Security personnel attached to the El Dorado Trading, along with residents in the neighbourhood rushed to aid Stoll and Powley. They managed to transport the injured men to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) for emergency treatment. However, Stoll succumbed at the hospital. The security from El Dorado Trading was later transferred to a private city hospital, while Powley remains a patient at GPHC.When this newspaper arrived at the scene, resident said that heard gun shots being fired.Suspected banditMeanwhile, less than two hours after the shooting incident, the body of the suspected injured gunman was found at Tucville Squatting Area, Georgetown. He was clad in a navy blue jersey and white t-shit along with black pants. A purple shirt was seen lying next to his body. This is similar clothing to that of the gunman who had earlier shot Stoll.Dead suspected bandit: Olijah ChesneyAccording to the police, the dead man is a Guyana Defence Force (GDF) rank of “D” Field, Sophia, Greater Georgetown.“I was inside preparing lunch and I heard a noise like when a whistling thunder (explosive) goes off…But a big man came at my gate and called and asked me how come I didn’t know a body was laying right near my house and that is when I know. The lady whose house is opposite from where he was found was the one who discovered him but she is at work now and I can tell you, he was found dead, he was not alive,” a Tucville Squatting Area resident said.This newspaper was told that the suspected bandit’s accomplices may have dumped him there after he died as a result of the gunshot wounds.Police have since launched an investigation.last_img read more

first_imgThey were on the verge of more unwanted history after Marko Arnautovic gave West Ham a surprise lead at the Emirates Stadium.A defeat would have made this the first Arsenal side to lose their opening three fixtures for 54 years.But, while Emery’s team were dismal in defence, they possessed just enough attacking quality to stage a much-needed fightback.Nacho Monreal equalised before half-time and West Ham defender Issa Diop deflected influential substitute Alexandre Lacazette’s shot after the interval.Danny Welbeck came off the bench to wrap up the points in stoppage-time.Emery was relieved to see Arsenal finally get points on the board, but their inconsistent performance suggests the former Paris Saint Germain boss still has much to work on as he aims to restore his new club to the top four after last season’s sixth place finish.West Ham’s third successive defeat under new manager Manuel Pellegrini makes it the worst start by a Hammers boss since Avram Grant lost his opening four league games of the 2010-11 season.Pellegrini’s side sit bottom of the table and have only themselves to blame after wasting several chances to seize control.Arsenal were without Mesut Ozil, who was reported to be suffering from the flu after missing training on Friday, but the German midfielder’s absence couldn’t be blamed for his team’s erratic efforts at the back.There was an early warning for the creaky Arsenal defence as Hammers captain Arnautovic fired into the side-netting.Pellegrini’s men snatched the lead with a 25th minute goal that showed Emery hasn’t curled the defensive woes that ailed Arsenal in last years of the Wenger era.When Felipe Anderson took possession in midfield, he was able to advanced unchecked towards the Arsenal penalty area, where he fed a pass into Arnautovic.Aided by the lethargic reaction of Arsenal defenders Shkodran Mustafi and Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Arnautovic had time and space to drill a low drive past Petr Cech from the edge of the area.– Revitalised –Jolted into action by that shock setback, Arsenal were level within five minutes.Hector Bellerin’s dashes forward from right-back were causing West Ham defender Arthur Masuaku all kinds of problems and the Spaniard was the catalyst for Arsenal’s equaliser an the climax of a fine 17-pass move.Breaking onto Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s pass down the right flank, Bellerin whipped over a cross that ran through to Monreal at the far post, where the left-back lashed home from close-range.Emery admitted this week that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been suffering from a confidence crisis after the Arsenal striker failed to score in the opening two games.Aubameyang was subdued again, the Gabon international threatening just once from long-range, and when Alexandre Lacazette came on to play alongside at half-time, the French forward immediately looked more dangerous than his team-mate.Benefitting from more astonishingly slack defending, Robert Snodgrass should have put West Ham ahead when he ran clear on goal, but the midfielder let Arsenal off the hook with a tame effort.Crucially, Arnautovic squandered two chances to restore West Ham’s lead with sloppy finishes early in the second half.Lacazette’s introduction had revitalised Arsenal and he drew a good stop from Lukasz Fabianski with a stinging strike.Arsenal’s pressure was rewarded in the 70th minute when Lacazette controlled well on his chest and swivelled for a shot that cannoned off Diop and into his own net.Arsenal finished well on top and Welbeck tapped in from Bellerin’s pass with the Hammers defence in tatters.0Shares0000(Visited 2 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Arsenal’s Alexandre Lacazette controls before his shot led to Issa Diop’s decisive own goal© AFP Ian KINGTONLONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 25 – Arsenal won for the first time under new manager Unai Emery as they came from behind to clinch a 3-1 victory against West Ham on Saturday.Emery’s side had lost the first two games of the post-Arsene Wenger era against Manchester City and Chelsea in the club’s worst start to a Premier League campaign since 1992.last_img read more

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECoach Doc Rivers a “fan” from way back of Jazz’s Jordan Clarkson The Kings, traditionally a strong team on the penalty kill, have been without key personnel in that area, particularly Eric Belanger and Aaron Miller, but also have been undone by too many penalties. In four of the 11 games during that streak, Kings’ opponents had at least eight power-play opportunities. “The number of power plays we allow is key,” said Craig Conroy, one of the Kings’ top defensive forwards. “We’ve been allowing 10, sometimes 12 power plays, and to be successful we have to limit (the opponents’) chances. That’s the main thing.” Phoenix had seven power plays Thursday, but one lasted for only two seconds. On the upswing: Things appear to be turning around for Alexander Frolov. Frolov had only one shot on goal Thursday – although it was a skillful spin move in front of the net that nearly led to a goal – but Murray was effusive with his praise of Frolov after the game. For most of the game, Frolov was strong on the puck and drove to the net, two areas in which the coaching staff has implored him to improve. Frolov also was on the ice for two of the Kings’ goals. “I thought Fro played his best game in about five or six weeks,” Murray said. In the dark: After Kings goals at home this season, a red spotlight has shined on opposing goalies. A story in Thursday’s Arizona Republic said that some Phoenix players took issue with the red-light treatment their goalie, Brian Boucher, received when the Kings beat the Coyotes 4-1 on Dec. 17. On Thursday, Boucher allowed three first-period goals, but the spotlight stayed off. Boucher was pulled after one period in favor of Curtis Joseph. Rich Hammond, (818) 713-3611 rich.hammond@dailynews.com 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Phoenix entered the game in the league’s top 10 in power-play efficiency while the Kings ranked 25th in penalty-kill efficiency, but the Coyotes didn’t score a goal in 12 minutes, 2 seconds of power-play time. “And we came out ahead in the power-play, penalty-kill balance, which is always good,” coach Andy Murray said, in reference to Joe Corvo’s first-period power-play goal. center_img Luc Robitaille had the slump-breaking goals and Mathieu Garon turned in the shutout, but perhaps the most notable aspect of the Kings’ victory Thursday was what didn’t happen. For the first time in 11 games, the Kings did not allow a power-play goal, breaking a lengthy and confounding streak that saw them go from a solid penalty-killing team to one of the league’s worst. last_img read more

first_imgThree Lithuanian men who stole 11 pairs of shoes during a theft spree have been ordered to pay more than €400 in compensation to the shops they robbed.The three men also stole a toothbrush worth €340 which they sent to one of the men’s sisters living in Lithuania.The men also stole alcohol from Tesco in Letterkenny during the robbery spree in recent days. Karolis Pakrosnis, 24, and Lukas Gaidjurgis, 19, of Sea View, Rathmullan were charged with handling stolen property after Gardaí stopped a car at Ramelton Road in Letterkenny yesterday, Tuesday, October 20th.The property included 11 pairs of shoes worth €600 and a karaoke speaker worth €120, the property of Heatons of Lower Main Street, Letterkenny.A third defendant Viaceslav Kavalevskij , 20, was also charged with stealing the shoes and the speaker.Gaidjurgis was further charged with stealing an eight pack of Guinness worth €13 from Tesco on October 20th and an Oral B toothbrush worth €340 from Boots on Main Street on October 17th.He also stole three bottles of spirits from Tesco worth €85.57.Defence solicitor, Patrick Gallagher said this had been a sobering experience for his clients who have been in Ireland for up to a year and worked in various kitchens and factories.They were not working at present but hoped to be back working for Christmas.Mr Gallagher requested that the matter be adjourned to allow the defendants to raise €440 to reimburse the injured parties. Judge Paul Kelly remanded each of the three on their own bond of €100 to 16th December.“I’ll see how the behave in the meantime,” added Judge Kelly.LITHUANIAN GANG STOLE 11 PAIRS OF SHOES AND A €340 TOOTHBRUSH was last modified: October 21st, 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)last_img read more

first_imgLotto winning numbers for the 23/02/16 are 4-7-3-2-6-1-8-5.                                                                                              Jean Taylor matched 3 numbers and wins €60.00                                                                                                   Jackpot for 01/03/16 is €2800.Club Membership: The club are holding a registration night on Wednesday the 2nd of March from 6.00pm to 8.00pm. Anyone wishing to pay their membership can do so on that night. Adults €50.00. U18 €20.00 Minor Board:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Under age training: Wednesday U8 6.00pm- 7.00pm and U10 7.00pm – 8.00pm.                                                  Thursdays, under 12, under 13 & under 14 Boys 6.15pm to 7.15pm.2016 Gaeltacht                                                                                                                                                                   Our reserves had a good victory over Termon in the Junior Gaeltacht on Saturday last on a score line of 07 to 1.03. Termon started the best and had a 1.01 on the score board before Glenfin registered a score, but 3 late points brought Glenfin back into the game and left the half time score at 03 to 1.01. Termon with the wind in their backs for the second half failed to take advantage of it and only scored 2 point and with the home team registering 4 point left them with the 1 point victory. Glenfin scores were Ciaran Moy 02, Hugh Foy 02, Conor McBride 02 and Jason Marley 01.Our senior team are out this Saturday the 27th in the Gaeltacht at 12.00 noon away to Glenswilly.Ladies:  Minor Training Wednesday 8pm to 9pm. Handball:  Well done to all our Hand-ballers who represented Donegal in the Ulster Hand ball competition on Sunday last the 21st in Belfast.                                                                                                                               Handball training for all National schools on Monday nights from 6.30pm to 8.00pmCLG Gleann Fhinne held its annual presentation night in Harkins bar Brokagh on Saturday night last.                         It was great night and many thanks to all who attended.The following awards were presented.                                                                                                                       The Tommy Herron memorial handball competition winners:                                                                                   Ladies winner – Katy Herron. Runner up- Mary Ward                                                                                                  Division one mens winner – Odhran Mc Gylnn. Runner up – Daniel McGylnn                                                                             Division 2 winner – Liam Ward. Runner up – Martin Mc Glynn                                                                            Division 3 – Peadar Campbell. Runner up – Gary HerronPaul McGylnn received recognition for all his hard work organising the tournament.Also presented with their medals were the three victorious teamsThe ladies who won the senior County Gaeltacht Competition, The reserves who won the division 2 league and the U21 Boys who won the county B championship. Other awards presented were:Minor Ladies player of the year – Sinead McGinty                                                                                                       Most improved minor player – Catherine BrowneSenior Ladies player of the year – Annamarie McGlynnMinor boys player of the year – David Carr                                                                                                              Most improved minor player – Matthew Mc Ginley Junior team player of the year – Matthew Mc GinleyReserve player of the year – Aodhfin Mc GylnnSenior player of the year – Daniel HarkinClub person of the year – Eddie MoyEddie Moy also received special recognition award for all his hard work over the last 26 years as club treasurer.Brendan Carr received special recognition award for all his hard work as minor board chairman.Congratulations to all award winners.GAA NEWS: GLENFIN RESERVES EARN GOOD WIN OVER TERMON IN JUNIOR GAELTACHT CLASH was last modified: February 24th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare 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:GAAglenfinSportlast_img read more

first_img targets RANKED Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ LIVING THE DREAM moving on 1 Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti REVEALED Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January targets IN DEMAND LATEST TRANSFER NEWS West Ham are poised to make their eighth signing of the summer by bringing Lille midfielder Thiago Maia to the London Stadium, according to SunSport.The deal, believed to be in the region of £20m, will take the Hammers’ summer spending over £100m. Maia in action West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini has been searching for a new defensive midfielder and Maia could be announced later today.The move comes after Senegal international Cheikhou Kouyate was sold to Crystal Palace on Wednesday.Maia, 21, won gold with Brazil at the 2016 Olympics.Although Lille had a release clause in excess of £50million for Maia, the Ligue 1 club are in financial meltdown ahead of the new season and need to raise cash quickly. The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father LATEST Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summerlast_img read more

first_img Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ LATEST With reports suggesting the Dutchman was going to be sacked and Juande Ramos brought in to replace him, Spurs did the unthinkable and pulled the proverbial trigger during a UEFA Cup game on October 25th at half-time of a UEFA Cup clash with Getafe, with the news circulating around the stadium before the final whistle.Writing in his column for Yahoo Sport in 2015, former Lilywhites midfielder Jermaine Jenas revealed exactly it affected the members of the squad, as well as Jol himself. Jol (pictured with his hed down and wearing the baseball cap) was sacked during this game against Getafe latest Most Popular Football Stories Jose Mourinho could not have hoped to get off to a worse start against Newcastle United.After just ten minutes, Manchester United found themselves two goals down thanks to strikes from Kenedy and Yoshinori Muto. Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update tense revealed 2 United fans at Old Trafford were stunned into silence, with some even leaving after such a short space of time!With reports on Friday suggesting Mourinho was to be sacked regardless of the result at Old Trafford, it made fans wonder if the Red Devils could do the unthinkable and sack the former Real Madrid boss during the game.Although it seems extremely ruthless, it has actually happened to a Premier League manager before.With Tottenham flattering to deceive at the start of the 2007-08 season, Martin Jol looked set to lose his job after a heavy influx of arrivals into White Hart Lane (including Gareth Bale). Could Mourinho lose his job this evening? Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions BEST OF Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City He said: “I remembering speaking to him before the game because I was carrying an injury and his face was just blank, as if he was looking right through me. In the weeks leading up to that, you could tell something had changed within him.“It was leaked in the papers that Spurs were speaking to Juande Ramos. We’d seen it, he had obviously seen it, so it was impossible to ignore. As players, we were trying to concentrate on doing our jobs – and we all liked Martin – but there’s no doubt it was distracting.” 2 scrap gameday cracker last_img read more

first_imgRonan McFadden left Donegal many years ago – 37 years ago in 1975 to be exact.He now lives in Bettystown, Co Meath. But like most Donegal people who have scattered to the four corners of the globe, Donegal will always be home.Ronan was hom last weekend and took this breathtaking picture of Sheephaven Bay from Downings Pier.“Having grown up here & been away since 1975 I suppose I grew up looking at this view daily and didn’t appreciate its beauty.“A frosty evening combined with mist produced an image which you would think was from Bali or somewhere in Hawaii,” said Ronan. We agree Ronan. It’s not Bali or Hawaii but it will always be home.As Ronan himself  so poignantly put it – “Rugadh, tógadh agus go dtí la mo bháis duine de mhuinntir na nDúnaibh.” A LIFETIME IN MEATH BUT STILL DREAMING OF DOWNINGS! was last modified: November 29th, 2012 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:Downings PierMeathRonan McFaddenlast_img read more

first_imgSo moved was Letterkenny priest Fr.Eamonn Kelly by the death of little Joshua Coyle that he wrote a poem for the tragic little boy.Tragic Joshua Coyle who was killed on Friday.The congregation at beautiful Joshua’s funeral mass at St Eunan’s Cathedral couldn’t hold back the tears as Fr.Eamon read these words.He has kindly allowed us to publish them in the hope that it will give the Coyle and Mangan families and the wider community some comfort at this trying time. Rest in peace wee Joshua.Joshua ZackDoes anyone hear our screamsin the middle of all the pain, heartache of this child’s death,action by nature, Joshua by name Beyond words is the sorrowthat his death has causedour community is silenced our world lessened, paused Just six 93 days of ageleaving family broken to the corecommunity stunned, strangers shocked naturally all wanted Joshua more Does anyone hear our screamsthat ask the never-ending whydoes Mammy and Daddy and brothershave to hold a hand and cry To Christ upon the tree we turnhe screamed the shattered cry tooso that in the heartache we mightknow love is forever trueJoshua, we know you live foreverbut for now we must be apartYet Little Action Man knowyou are always in our heartPRIEST’S MOVING POEM FOR LITTLE ‘ACTION MAN’ JOSHUA was last modified: October 1st, 2014 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:deathdonegalFr Eamonn KellyJoshua CoylepoemSt.Eunan’s Cathedrallast_img read more

first_imgTHE MAN being questioned about the disappearance of Mary Boyle is a convicted sex offender from Co Donegal.He is serving a sentence at the Midlands Prison where he was arrested today.Gardai have until tomorrow to continue questioning the 64-year-old suspect. It’s understood detectives came across the suspect during a cold case review.Mary disappeared on March 18, 1977 whilst visiting grandparents at Cashelard.From Kincasslagh, her disappearance is Ireland’s longest running case of its kind.Gardai have issued a new appeal for information tonight in the case as they continue to question the suspect at Mullingar Garda Station. Speaking today, Assistant Commissioner Northern Region Kieran Kenny said: “We are appealing for anyone with any information on the circumstances around Mary’s disappearance to contact us. Even something that people may have thought was insignificant at the time could help us advance the continuing investigation.”Anyone with information is asked to contact the Incident Room at Ballyshannon Garda Station at 071 9858530 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.A Family Liaison Officer has been continuously liaising with Mary’s mother, Ann Boyle, to keep her informed of developments including today’s arrest. MARY BOYLE SUSPECT IS CONVICTED SEX ABUSER FROM DONEGAL was last modified: October 22nd, 2014 by John2Share 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:arrestdisppeareddonegalMARY BOYLEsex offenderlast_img read more