Police rank slapped with DUI charge

first_imgMandela Avenue fatal accidentPolice Constable Ryan Persaud, implicated in the fatal accident of Akemo Anthony Bristol which occurred on September 1 at Mandela Avenue in Georgetown, appeared on Thursday before Georgetown Magistrate Marissa Mittelholzer on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol, and was placed on $25,000 bail.Represented by Attorney-at-Law Eusi Anderson, the 23-year-old Police rank denied the charge, which alleges that on the day in question, he drove Guyana Police Force minibus PVV 4652 while his blood alcohol level was over the legally allowed limit.Persaud’s defence attorney made application for bail to be granted in a reasonableDead: Akemo Bristolamount, and Magistrate Mittelholzer, in placing Persaud on $25,000 bail, ordered that he lodge all his travel documents with the court, and return for trial on October 11, 2018.Even though Persaud is not yet facing a causing death charge, he is likely, in the coming days, to be arraigned in court in this regard, since the matter is still being investigated.RecapOn Saturday, September 1st, at about 23:40h, twenty-three-year-old Akemo Anthony Bristol of Lot 338 East Ruimveldt, Georgetown was allegedly struck down and killed by Police minibus PVV 4652, being driven at the time by Police Constable Ryan Persaud.Persaud has been accused of speeding, and more so, of being under the influence of alcohol at time of the accident.He reportedly attempted to escape the scene following the incident.This publication previously reported that the Police Constable and Bristol were both travelling along Mandela Avenue when the collision occurred.The impact reportedly flung Bristol into a nearby gutter while his mangled motorcycle ended up under the minibus.Extracted from the gutter with visible injuries about his body, Bristol was rushed to the GPHC, where he subsequently died while receiving medical attention.He leaves to mourn his four-year-old son, parents and siblings.last_img read more

Fan reaction: Liverpool new boy Fabinho hailed as major upgrade on Henderson

first_imgFabinho has had to wait for his opportunity, but now he is showing supporters – and Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp – exactly what he can do.The Brazilian midfielder was imperious during the Reds’ 4-0 victory over Red Star Belgrade in the Champions League on Wednesday night, crashing into challenges like Javier Mascherano and spraying long balls like Steven Gerrard. Fabinho to Henderson at full time. pic.twitter.com/j5849uhNDU— Matt (@FalseFirmino) October 24, 2018 Fabinho lad, running the game. Henderson’s turned his TV off.— Maxi (@Maxi_1892) October 24, 2018 It was a night to savour for Liverpool fans: Mo Salah struck either side of the break after Roberto Firmino opened the scoring, and Sadio Mane rounded things off to send the Reds top of Group C.But, despite Salah grabbing his 50th goal for the club, it was the Anfield newbies who stole the show. Xherdan Shaqiri delighted the crowd with some exquisite touches, creating his team’s first two goals, while Fabinho provided something many feel the club has lacked in recent years.Reds skipper Jordan Henderson was ruled out of the match with a tight hamstring, and he may struggle to regain his place after such a majestic performance from his midfield colleague.According to some Liverpool fans on Twitter, that may not be such a bad thing… Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Klopp gracefully waving goodbye to Jordan Henderson after Fabinho’s performance tonight. #LFC pic.twitter.com/k8mumuMVCy— RFT6 (@RedFromThe6) October 24, 2018 Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Fabinho has played more forward passes in 45 mins than Henderson has in his Liverpool career— Keep Sturridge! (@StevieGForcee) October 24, 2018 Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Fabinho throwing more tackles in tonight than Henderson has in the past 10 years— Shaun Rudge (@ShaunRudge10) October 24, 2018 RANKED MONEY REVEALED BEST OF Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade center_img Not to go on about him, but Fabinho’s ability to tackle and intercept is second to none. It’s absolutely top drawer.— Matt (@FalseFirmino) October 24, 2018 Hearing Fabinho is playing well tonight? Almost like Klopp knew what he was doing? Almost….— Milly’s Ribena (@OkSourcee) October 24, 2018 Fabinho is approximately 7 million times better suited to us than Henderson is— Ace (@Ace_The_Emperor) October 24, 2018 no dice 1 The only time Henderson should be allowed back onto Anfield is when he needs to bring water on for fabinho. Fabinho is magical in that midfield👌 hendo who? #LIVRED #UCL 🔴— Zee$ha (@Zeeni_Panini) October 24, 2018 Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Henderson might not get another game this season on this Fabinho performance.— Colin (@Colin265) October 24, 2018 Fabinho is the player Henderson dreams of being #LFC— Dijkinho (@Dijkinho) October 24, 2018 ADVICE Fabinho seized his opportunity at Anfield huge blow Fabinho has been excellent. Not the toughest opposition but they have tried to press LFC aggressively. One lapse aside, Fabinho bossing it in there – tackling, passing, dribbling.— Paul Tomkins (@paul_tomkins) October 24, 2018 LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS REVEALED Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade last_img read more