Two men were taken into Police custody following a raid at a city hotel on Thursday, during which a .38 special revolver and six matching rounds were unearthed.Based on reports received, Police, acting on information, swooped down on the hotel and conducted searches on the two men.Apart from the gun and ammunition, a handcuff and six mobile phones were also found in their possession. They are assisting police with investigations.The gun and ammo among other items which were found by the PoliceOn Wednesday, during a press briefing, acting Police Commissioner David Ramnarine disclosed that the Guyana Police Force has recorded a 33 per cent increase in robbery with violence but at the same time a nine per cent decrease in serious crimes.He also noted that murders have decreased by 13 per cent, while there has been a 15 per cent decrease in robbery under arms, a six per cent decrease in robbery under arms with the use of other instruments, and an 8.5 per cent decrease in rape.
85th Avenue between 88 and 91 Streets – Pave 85 Avenue from 88 Street to 91 Street. It is currently gravel. This will be a full reconstruct with base construction, storm sewer, LED streetlights, curb and gutter and asphalt, also the extension of the paved trail to 92A Street94th Avenue between 100 and 102 Streets – This project is for the replacement of the A/C water main, full base construction, installing proper storm sewer, adding sidewalk and LED street lighting. This area is currently deficient in all of this infrastructure102nd Avenue between 106 and 108 Streets – This project is for the replacement of the A/C water main, full base construction, installing proper storm sewer, adding sidewalk and LED street lighting. This area is currently deficient in all of this infrastructureLane north of 100th Street between 100 and 102 Streets – As part of the downtown revitalization plan, the paving of this lane to improve drainage and accessibility was one of the key componentsLane south of 100th Street between 98 and 100 Streets – As part of the downtown revitalization plan, the paving of this lane to improve drainage and accessibility was one of the key components 100 Avenue Sidewalk and curb repairs (east of 108 Street) – this is to replace the sidewalk and curb that has settled plus reshape the curb flare at 108 Street with improved geometry to assist in right hand turns onto 100 Street FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – A Fort St. John company has been awarded the tender for the 2017 Capital Roadworks project.The project will consist of reconstruction of various roads and lanes within the city which include:85th Avenue between 88 and 91 Streets94th Avenue between 100 and 102 Streets102nd Avenue between 106 and 108 StreetsLane north of 100th Street between 100 and 102 StreetsLane south of 100th Street between 98 and 100 StreetsInteroute Construction Ltd. (dba DGS Astro Paving) has been awarded the project with a bid of $5,105,980.20. They submitted their bid on April 27, 2017.- Advertisement -The budget summary provided in a report is as follows:The budget breakdown for the 2017 Capital Roadworks project/Photo: City of Fort St. JohnThe work that will be involved with the project is as follows:Advertisement