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Alleged murder trio Bernard, Harrigan & Rodriquez remanded

- also charged with Taking of Conveyance
Local resident Rafael Harrigan (left), 27, and Vernon Bernard (right), 26, a Dominica national, being led out of the Magistrate's Court at the Road Town Police Station today, Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Photo: VINO
Maybelline Rodriquez, 21, was first charged with the murder of Trumayne J. Daway. In addition, she was charged with taking of conveyance today, Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Photo: Facebook
Maybelline Rodriquez, 21, was first charged with the murder of Trumayne J. Daway. In addition, she was charged with taking of conveyance today, Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Photo: Facebook
Trumayne J. Daway, 26, was found unresponsive in the driver’s seat of a vehicle with several bullet holes on the eastern side of Brandywine Bay on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Photo: Facebook
Trumayne J. Daway, 26, was found unresponsive in the driver’s seat of a vehicle with several bullet holes on the eastern side of Brandywine Bay on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Photo: Facebook
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Vernon Bernard, 26, a Dominica national, local resident Rafael Harrigan, 27, and Maybelline Rodriquez, 21, made their first appearances today, Tuesday, March 6, 2018 before Senior Magistrate Tamia N. Richards after being charged in relation to the murder of Trumayne J. Daway.

Bernard was charged for the murder of Mr Daway and unlawful possession of a firearm while Harrigan was charged for possession of a firearm. 21 year old Maybelline Rodriquez was charged with the murder of Mr Daway, information first and accurately broke by our newsroom at the weekend.

In addition, Bernard, Harrigan and Rodriquez were charged with Taking a Conveyance.

Harrigan was represented by Attorney-at-Law Patrick Thompson, while Bernard and Rodriquez were unrepresented.

All three accused were remanded into custody until the next court appearance, which is slated for Friday May 25, 2018.

Daway, 26, was found unresponsive in the driver’s seat of a vehicle with several bullet holes on the eastern side of Brandywine Bay on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.

57 Responses to “Alleged murder trio Bernard, Harrigan & Rodriquez remanded”

  • the living tribunal (06/03/2018, 16:30) Like (38) Dislike (2) Reply
    May the one above all send swift justice for the victim and his family
    • Hip horay (06/03/2018, 18:39) Like (37) Dislike (3) Reply
      And swift justice they shall recieve. Karma is already crawling up their backs. They had no rights to do what they did and that little red face chicken head hood rat was just as stupid to go along with those to fugly ragga muffins. For what, a plate of fried pork and fried plantains ?
      • Wendy (07/03/2018, 17:14) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
        A " plate of fried pork and fried plantains". That about sums it all up. Yessirree .
    • Truth (08/03/2018, 11:14) Like (2) Dislike (3) Reply
      How no one has not said what Trumayne was doing who he attempted to kill. How they not saying that he sob. He was living and doing
  • rattie (06/03/2018, 16:32) Like (18) Dislike (5) Reply
    So sad
  • Gumption.officail (06/03/2018, 16:38) Like (13) Dislike (16) Reply
    Young man/woman: we’re not perfect. No one is perfect. But not because we’re not perfect doesn’t mean we Can’t make better choices in life. Being under passion and pressure do cause for actions we regret.

    I’ll challenge my phone network Digicel to set up a texting data base we’re people who’s having issues especially being bullied can text someone like myself. those who having issues without knowing who they are but obviously they would know who their texting.

    I believe youngsters need other opinions bedside parents/ friends etc but just someone we can relate /be open minded and most of call be confidential. It’s sad all 4 life was cut short for sometimes the worse death is the slow and painful kind.
    #badnessouttastyle #bringbackthelove #saveoverseeds
  • Brains (06/03/2018, 16:45) Like (8) Dislike (32) Reply
    Raf mouth look swell up like the police dem box he in his mouth when they was arresting him or wha?
  • Peaches (06/03/2018, 16:50) Like (3) Dislike (21) Reply
    Bernard and the girl were charged with the murder? Please explain. Two of them pulled the trigger?
    • Criminal enterprise (06/03/2018, 21:05) Like (14) Dislike (1) Reply
      Its called a joint ceiminal enterprise. Look it up!
    • Criminal enterprise (06/03/2018, 21:06) Like (36) Dislike (0) Reply
      Joint criminal enterprise*
    • conspiracy to murder (07/03/2018, 14:18) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
      Clearly a conspiracy, so why is Harrigan not also charged with murder?, strupes
      • Smu (07/03/2018, 16:28) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
        Because he had nothing to do with the murder... just the weapon....
        • economist (07/03/2018, 17:34) Like (16) Dislike (1) Reply
          They spent the night at his home hiding. That's Aiding and abetting. Harbouring/protecting murderers.
  • Judge Dredd (06/03/2018, 17:03) Like (27) Dislike (3) Reply
    Good job by the RVIPF on this case. It's nice to see the hands of justice in motion. Now, let's get the other killers for the other unsolved murders off the streets and behind bars where they belong...but I think 6ft under will be a better place for them.
    • wow (06/03/2018, 20:42) Like (19) Dislike (20) Reply
      Good job RVIP??? They get hand this case with a red bow tie by these children!!!! I'd Say good job when they stop going after people for joints to make up for they lack of ability to solve actual cases! I'll say GOOD JOB when they start acting like policemen and not GOD! I'm happy that passion's killers were caught but good job RVIP? try again.
    • @judge dredd (06/03/2018, 21:15) Like (7) Dislike (89) Reply
      Dont give police no props. Even though that young lady so wrong on all levels and i think she should get the longest sentence for luring that young man to his death, i am glad she opened her mouth and spoke. We all know the police couldnt solve a thing, and we all know why.
  • allegations (06/03/2018, 17:09) Like (3) Dislike (9) Reply
    whats the allegations before the court?
    • Reply (06/03/2018, 20:25) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      It probably in not one single thing, it was probably multiple things, many or all things in the general swirl of unpredictable chaos of this murder plot.

      But they killed the man so you go figure.
    • Choose Jesus! (07/03/2018, 04:09) Like (44) Dislike (1) Reply
      Allegations? Pictures and phone records don't lie. Its not like they don't have evidence. The real question you should be asking is what kind of person would lure a man out there, raise up his nature and pretendingly excuse yourself to urinate just so the man could be peppered with bullets??? That's the question on everyone's mind except yours. May God help us all. There is a better way to life. Choose Jesus Christ!!!
  • RealTalk (06/03/2018, 17:14) Like (32) Dislike (2) Reply
    Justice must be served .you didnt give him life why take his life .
  • Well Sah (06/03/2018, 17:15) Like (16) Dislike (34) Reply
    How Super CoP get in that he is not a Security Officer of the court. God help us all. Thing he wants to be in. No one driving with seatbelt now.
    • what (06/03/2018, 20:40) Like (34) Dislike (0) Reply
      Just be quiet Mr csllwood is a police you just make sure you have on your seat belt helllo
  • Uncle Buck (06/03/2018, 18:29) Like (26) Dislike (12) Reply
    I wonder how long Harrigan will get for possession of a firearm. Considering his heritage, I would wager not very long. The two foreigners will go down for this.
    • Well (06/03/2018, 20:56) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
      Well Uncle Buck, i see what you are saying.Yeah Harrigan is local and he will be dealt with by a local after he served his time. The other two, oh well, that is thé way the cookie crumble.
    • spanish (06/03/2018, 21:26) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
      Ohh i thought the harrigan was a spanish too .
    • So (07/03/2018, 18:37) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      You have a problem with that?
  • ??? (06/03/2018, 18:38) Like (30) Dislike (2) Reply
    "Taking of Conveyance"...

    For god sake, would they change that stupid term. He was charged with THEFT! He stole. What the hell is taking a conveyance??
    • biker (06/03/2018, 21:01) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
      Actually this 'crime' is known as TCWOC or TWOC which is 'taking a conveyance without consent' and is a relic of the English law. Back in Victorian England young country lads would 'borrow' a horse or a horse drawn carriage to get home at night after the pubs closed. The borrowed conveyance would usually be found the next morning by the local constable who would then charge the landowner with TWOC. The penalty was usually a small fine, return of the conveyance to the owner and compensation for any damage. Somehow this quaint country law was applied to motor vehicles in the early 20th century and has somehow managed to survive into the 21st century. In the BVI dinghy thieves are usually charged with TWOC and are barely punished. TWOC is just one of these out of date laws we still have to live with in this British colony
  • Sun (06/03/2018, 19:01) Like (27) Dislike (1) Reply
    Three evil bad seed spawns.
    • Fools (06/03/2018, 21:54) Like (32) Dislike (0) Reply
      Same thing I saying. Three evil lowlife bastards! None to tell the other that this was wrong!
  • qc (06/03/2018, 20:09) Like (5) Dislike (21) Reply
    Sorry, Mr. COP earns no plaudits from me.
  • ----------------------- (06/03/2018, 20:12) Like (9) Dislike (2) Reply
    A year from now, this could actually get really scary
  • Liat 521 (06/03/2018, 20:16) Like (49) Dislike (3) Reply
    Shame on the Governor for no deporting Mr Bernard in the first place.
    • BVIslander (06/03/2018, 23:30) Like (17) Dislike (1) Reply
      Them left he here to contaminate we
    • Strupes (06/03/2018, 23:32) Like (12) Dislike (2) Reply
      Deport for what he took a life so death penalty or life in balsum ghut
      • @strupes (07/03/2018, 00:49) Like (28) Dislike (1) Reply
        I think the person was referring to the fact that Mr. Bernard committed enough crimes prior to this one that he should not have been in the BVI to carryout his most recent crime had the governor deported him earlier.
  • confused (06/03/2018, 21:11) Like (4) Dislike (16) Reply
    I swear the Dpp or who ever in charge of placing charges does get it wrong all the time hence some cases are ended with a real felon being granted freedom! How can you charge the girl with murder dummies! She assessory and co-conspirator.
    • Joint criminal enterprise! (07/03/2018, 06:30) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      That's hiw she can be charged with murder!
    • Ti (07/03/2018, 10:03) Like (14) Dislike (0) Reply
      @Confused, dont try to tell the DPP who have years of expérience in her field how to do her job or say she is a dummy. Your homegirl violate and plot on the dude. The Thot is right where she is suppose to be for being greedy/ stupid.
  • FIRE (06/03/2018, 21:15) Like (48) Dislike (4) Reply
    Fire pon them Spanish broads who keep messing with the youth man them and old man them for money. Look y’all real black empresses. Black woman quicker cuss your MS but not a whole set up for kill. Fire pon y’all!!!!
    • Aha (07/03/2018, 07:58) Like (25) Dislike (2) Reply
      Spanish THOTs sells themselves to the highest bidders in the BVI for a few pennies and a plate of food to set men up. Exactly, a black woman will blow some bad words in you but they will not set you up like that. Watch those Spanish THOTS. Today set up.Tommorow STD's.
  • My only comment (06/03/2018, 21:15) Like (20) Dislike (1) Reply
    M'y condoléances to the victim family and friends. Those three that took your lové one away will pay for what they did in the worse way. KARMA will get them.
  • Whatt (06/03/2018, 23:58) Like (46) Dislike (0) Reply
    So they technically kidnap the man and kill, that is soooooooo low i hope they lose yall in jail. i swear!
  • jail (07/03/2018, 06:14) Like (16) Dislike (0) Reply
    All of them going jail for life smh
  • @confused (07/03/2018, 08:10) Like (13) Dislike (1) Reply
    Didn't you hear what her role was, she was the honey trap, a British term used to lure one to their demise, although she was an accessory she was a planner of the event, so she is culpable of Murder (pre-meditated) this would be a matter for the jury to decide, if they say she not guilty, then she will walk. However been an accessory to murder could be a backup charge they got her on, if the jury says no to Murder, but as it is under English Law the Crown go for Murder or nothing, the chances for Murder with a jury is 50/50. Just check the case of The Queen v. Lorne Parsons, Clinton Ham and Selena Varlack, Court of Appeal, even reaching the British Privy Council. Read it and you'll get the jiss.
  • OG (07/03/2018, 08:34) Like (26) Dislike (4) Reply
    Those Santo women is all about games and using men for papers and money.
    • HAHA (07/03/2018, 09:26) Like (12) Dislike (1) Reply
      Buh he a santo too so the only paper she getting now is the news up in Balo!
  • Boo (07/03/2018, 16:02) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    That tart was not sweet.
  • Hmm (07/03/2018, 19:28) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Ghut princess aka black widow
  • Dumby (07/03/2018, 20:10) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    Ayo see the other two clowns can't afford a lawyer lol lol give them a 150yrs each
  • Barf (07/03/2018, 20:20) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    There matter whete their that tief from da still here buddy.

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