Romel Reman, five other wanted shot dead
WANTED criminal, Romel Sylvester Reman, was one of six men killed in a pre-dawn Police/Army operation at Buxton, East Coast Demerara, yesterday.
of the other five have been identified as
Akeem Hack known as “Chip Teeth”, three
others known only as “Brazilian Buck”,
“Wild Buck”, and “Froggie” or “Crapaud”.
were trying up to last night to ascertain
the identities of the sixth person and the
real names of the others.
operation, conducted between 04:30 and 05:45
hours, intensified with the cordoning off of
a building situated at the south eastern
corner of Friendship, Middle Walk, and Pond
Dam, and also resulted in one man being
detained and a quantity of ammunition and
other items seized.
arsenal seized: one AK47 Assault Rifle; One
M70 Assault Rifle; One Mosberg Pump Action
shot gun with a screw-on rack to store
ammunition; 310 rounds of 7.26 X 39
ammunition; 25 12-gauge cartridges and
eleven magazines to fit the rifles; a pistol
holster; a cell phone; Bushnel night vision
binoculars; a pair of handcuffs; a pair of
GDF camouflage shirts; two pairs of
sneakers; one pair of slippers; two wigs; a
tub in which the ammunition were stored; a
quantity of clothing; one Holy Bible; and a
ranks returned fire and when the
confrontation ended, Remel and the five
accomplices lay dead.
Non Pariel resident, who lives along the
Railway Embankment, recalled being awakened
by a heavy exchange of gunfire emanating
from the Buxton area.
had issued wanted bulletins for 21-year-old
Romel Reman on November 07, 2002 and January
04, 2003, describing him as “armed and
rap sheet had described Reman as medium
built with a scar on his left hand arm who
hailed from Berbice. He was born July 13,
last known addresses were 49 Princess
Street, Wortmanville, and 22 Duncan Street,
Chronicle was reliably informed that ‘Chip Teeth’ was one of the masterminds behind the organization of criminal activities from Buxton and had eluded the police and army during several raids in the village.