Woman jailed for falsifying passport

first_imgA woman, who Police had issued a wanted bulletin for last month, was on Wednesday jailed for six months and fined $40,000 when she appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.Thirty-one-year-old, Unique Angelica Hope of Thomas Street, Kitty, Georgetown admitted to the offense of falsifying a Guyanese passport when she stood before Magistrate Faith McGusty.Unique Angelica HopeThe prosecution’s case contended that on January 17, 2019, at the Central Immigration and Passport Office, Georgetown, for the purpose of procuring a new passport, she signed a written document stating that she was Coretta Hope. After the police could not locate her a wanted bulletin was issued for her and she was subsequently arrested.During her first court appearance Hope denied the allegation after which she was granted $100,000 bail. The woman was unable to post bail. On her second court appearance on Wednesday she changed her plea and has the sentence handed down. The court heard that Hope had previously forged a passport after she was deported from Barbados for overstaying. Following deportation, hope forged yet another passport and was again deported from Barbados for overstaying.However, this time around, she attempted to use her physically challenged sister’s identification to forge her third passport but was caught.last_img read more

Exhibit Offers Breast Cancer Information

first_imgMembers of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation are in town from September 10th to 14th to raise awareness of the facts surrounding breast cancer.Fort St. John is just one stop on the foundation’s “Telus Tour for the Cure,” an initiative to bring information about breast cancer to communities across British Columbia. The tour’s stop in Fort St. John kicked off September 10th at the Totem Mall, with interactive displays, health panels, and a direct telephone line to the province’s Screening Mammography Program, so visitors can book an appointment for a mammogram on the spot.Priscilla Fasakas with the tour says that the exhibit will offer valuable information to all members of the community—even men. [asset|aid=246|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=Priscilla Fazakas – Mammogram_1_Pub.mp3]- Advertisement -The exhibit will be open regular mall hours until Sunday, September 14th.last_img read more