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Another youth tased by police

- incident occurred today, May 17, 2020 near QE II Bridge
The youth tries to reason with the police officers who; nevertheless, execute their arrest after tasing him. Photo: Team of Reporters
The young man is placed in handcuffs after being tased by police near QE II Bridge today, May 17, 2020. Photo: Team of Reporters
The young man is placed in handcuffs after being tased by police near QE II Bridge today, May 17, 2020. Photo: Team of Reporters
The young man is tased from behind. Photo: Team of Reporters
The young man is tased from behind. Photo: Team of Reporters
United Kingdom national and Commissioner of Police Mr Michael B. Matthews, has repeatedly defended the actions of his officers. Photo: VINO/File
United Kingdom national and Commissioner of Police Mr Michael B. Matthews, has repeatedly defended the actions of his officers. Photo: VINO/File
EAST END, Tortola, VI- With police already under fire from the public for their recent tasing of a young man who went to get drinking water during curfew hours in East End and also a homeless man in Road Town, Tortola in April, another video has surfaced showing a young man being tased while in the vicinity of the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge today, May 17, 2020.

According to reports reaching our newsroom, the young man tased was with a group of persons returning to Tortola from the Long Bay Beach on Beef Island around 1:00 pm when they were pulled over by police just after crossing the bridge.

Reports also indicate that the same police patrol was on the beach and may have been observing the group of persons, who were packed up in a small vehicle on their return from the beach.

Tasing incident

Our newsroom was also told that police then attempted a search of one of the young men when they were met with resistance.

In the video police appear to be trying to arrest the young man, amidst a vocal group of persons; however, the man resisted by either walking away and even re-entering the vehicle he was in. At one stage one of the officers attempted to restrain the man but was pushed away and almost tumbled to the ground.

The young man was then tased from behind and collapsed to the ground where he was then handcuffed and taken away.

United Kingdom national and Commissioner of Police Mr Michael B. Matthews, who has repeatedly defended the actions of his officers, had not responded to our request for a comment on the incident at the time of publication.

More details to follow.

117 Responses to “Another youth tased by police”

  • Manabouttown (17/05/2020, 17:58) Like (134) Dislike (11) Reply
    Society need to respect and obey orders from the police. If they feel that during such time their rights were violated they have a right to redress. Base on this video footage I observed that the police action was justifiable.
    • miss (17/05/2020, 19:10) Like (7) Dislike (85) Reply
      Shut your month
      • Wait (18/05/2020, 13:09) Like (18) Dislike (1) Reply
        Sooooo , you had a car full of people in a RT without mask on their face? The provoking the cops to the point where he pushes one? Come on man you all need to listen and follow orders. I am not someone who defends police brutality, but people need to relax and know how to conduct them self when they are stopped
    • That's a man? (17/05/2020, 19:23) Like (57) Dislike (3) Reply
      They have no respect for the law. Everybody want to do what they want
    • Culture (17/05/2020, 19:28) Like (5) Dislike (26) Reply

      The Co*********? jealous of Bobby he don’t like black people he only pretend

    • voter (17/05/2020, 20:39) Like (32) Dislike (4) Reply
      Totally agree!! It is getting difficult in this tensed environment!! The cops had no choice with those hysterical persons screaming at them!!
    • lock em up (18/05/2020, 16:12) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
      They will have to learn the hard way if they are too dumb to be civil
  • Laugh (17/05/2020, 18:00) Like (5) Dislike (37) Reply
    When I read the head line it doesn't say local bridge or Island people bridge it's say qu**n El*****t 11B***he that send a message
    • Your point? (18/05/2020, 07:15) Like (11) Dislike (3) Reply
      So what do want them to put London bridge. The incident happen close to the Queen Elizabeth Bridge what do want them to put.
    • smdh (18/05/2020, 14:17) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
      Your comment is indicative of what happens when people come here, live here forever and never bother to learn about the place. The name of that Bridge is the Queen Elizabeth Bridge. The original was christened by her during a 1966 visit. The only message being sent is your ignorance.
  • Hmmm (17/05/2020, 18:00) Like (19) Dislike (91) Reply
    Is time for that commissioner to pack up and go back to wherever he came from.
    • vi (18/05/2020, 07:23) Like (18) Dislike (1) Reply
      Why u don’t ask why he push the police if the vi gets lawless maybe u might be a victim so don’t act dumb
  • cgb (17/05/2020, 18:01) Like (29) Dislike (15) Reply
    I don’t care what they do them need leave Elton alone
  • wowww (17/05/2020, 18:02) Like (86) Dislike (3) Reply
    Them young people don’t listen I don’t blame the police them
    • P (17/05/2020, 21:18) Like (4) Dislike (10) Reply
      Just like them in Cabinet they are young people to they dont listen and they do what they wank
    • Hmmmm (17/05/2020, 21:23) Like (9) Dislike (3) Reply
      The new have everything wrong. The police didnt pull over the jeep iwas park by the bridge.
  • SMH (17/05/2020, 18:03) Like (66) Dislike (8) Reply
    People over doing it is there faults beef island beach was so full, no social distancing nothing. Beaches need to shut back down fr.
    • True (17/05/2020, 21:03) Like (16) Dislike (2) Reply
      CGB Beach was extremely full too. The funny thing is the police station is steps away
  • resident (17/05/2020, 18:05) Like (35) Dislike (13) Reply
    I blame the government for reopening the beaches knowing the outcome they do overpopulated
  • RealTalk (17/05/2020, 18:05) Like (33) Dislike (8) Reply
    Let’s don’t talk about the beaches for real is only a matter of time until the cases rises in the BVI
    • Yes (17/05/2020, 19:41) Like (18) Dislike (5) Reply
      They know all too well that they are dealing with a bunch of unruly animals.
      • Greg (18/05/2020, 09:51) Like (6) Dislike (2) Reply
        @ Yes... They are NOT dealing with a bunch unruly "Animals", but a bunch of unruly "People". We hated the En-slavers. They treated us less than their dogs and other animals. Get rid of words, like Nigger, Nappy Heads, Monkeys, etc, because they love to laugh and see us using their words to belittle ourselves more. Don't you see how angry they got when they said no dogs are allowed on the beaches? They chose their dogs over us, who needed to heal in the sea, sun and sand after being locked down for so long. We would be better and stronger if we just take the time to think and break mental slavery that some of us suffer from. These unruly People, need to learn respect for themselves as well as the police.
    • @RealTalk (17/05/2020, 20:02) Like (6) Dislike (3) Reply
      I rebuke your words in the name of the father, son and holy ghost. Father God, please forgive this land and protect each and everyone in Jesus's name.
  • D6 (17/05/2020, 18:06) Like (9) Dislike (41) Reply
    Them island people the police them had a right
    • @D6 (18/05/2020, 05:57) Like (16) Dislike (2) Reply
      You sound dumb. Last time I checked The Virgin Islands werea group of islands. Some of them are inhabited by people. The people of the Virgin Islands are Island people. All of the Caribbean islands is one. Just like when they captured us from Africa and spread us all over into captivity, the hatred against our own people they created is still alive in you. What makes VI people not Island people? US dollar? UK? I'm from here and I need my people to stop thinking they are not Island people and thinking they can ill treat nationals of the islands. VI people sound so dumb and ignorant. And some of them want to go independent. Go independent lose US money real quick. Nothing to export. Nothing to manufacture. As tourism is not in swing, please think about something that can produce money and jobs instead of this stupid talk. Half of you ain't worth the sperm and egg that made you. Lord I done
      • @D6 (18/05/2020, 07:58) Like (2) Dislike (5) Reply
        In essence we have no natural resources. ...the other islands have gold silver oil, fertile soill but they are poorer than dirt and all because of their lack of human character. Noooo we are not one set of people. We are not in another mans country,up de islujn,squeezing and begging for job while our faces are allover the worlds communications broadcasting bad behaviour every week,in an effort to chase away that country' s economy. Demons are real. Repeat. Demons are real.We are not all the same and cannot be one. We need to curse and dismiss what is cursed and despicable. The VI is a blessed place and a curse will continue on those who continue to defile and villifyy the VI. Nothing good will come from It has always been that way. Our resource is our Character, Not only has it served us but has done the same for the up de islun. May God continuue to Bless us and cast out the demonic and the demons which continues ito inhabit the souls and minds of those to whom we have given a life.
  • Hmm (17/05/2020, 18:07) Like (26) Dislike (2) Reply
    Setta drunken over beef island today
  • Bitter Pill (17/05/2020, 18:09) Like (9) Dislike (69) Reply
    my my my Mathews MUST GO!
  • SMH (17/05/2020, 18:10) Like (77) Dislike (5) Reply
    We will not encourage wrong!!! I don't know the background, but based solely on the video the young man resisted arrest and assaulted the police officer. That's two offenses right there!! From what I saw it appears that the officer's actions were justified, and he used reasonable force in the circumstances. Did anyone else notice that other than the officers no one else was wearing a mask? I'm not even going to comment about the indecent language.
  • SMH (17/05/2020, 18:25) Like (36) Dislike (1) Reply
    All of them pack up like sardines with no mask on really!
  • Outlaw (17/05/2020, 18:27) Like (66) Dislike (2) Reply
    Vino, no need to try and nice up the article, the video is clear and what is been portrayed is total lawlessness and disregard for law and order. In other parts of the world, from the time that young man re-entered that car he would have been a dead man. If you know you are clean, please allow the law men to do there work, you have nothing to loose, why all these disrespect. Those young ladies were totally disorderly. Hope they got arrested to.
    • We in Trouble.. (17/05/2020, 19:45) Like (21) Dislike (10) Reply
      If BVIslanders want BVI for themselves tbey have to become good citizens , Respectful and descipline. Not that Animal Farm behavior i saw...
    • P (17/05/2020, 21:22) Like (8) Dislike (7) Reply
      The BVI coming just like JAMACIA several dead every day.
      • @ P (17/05/2020, 22:31) Like (3) Dislike (20) Reply
        We are not like Jamaica that dirty place watch your words. Don’t mix us up with them island people
        • Mr wick (18/05/2020, 07:57) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
          You should watch yours compadre,
        • @@@P (18/05/2020, 09:39) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
          I think “P” is saying BVI have to many police from Jamaica and police in Jamaica shoot and tase their own people and those police from Jamaica will bring the rude boy behavior up in here: most of police in BVI with guns & ammunition are from various islands...what a pity
    • Hmmmm (17/05/2020, 21:34) Like (2) Dislike (12) Reply
      Arrested them for what. Did you see where their fire the tase as the officer open the door thats why he run yo the other side.
      • Wow (18/05/2020, 07:24) Like (23) Dislike (0) Reply
        A bunch of lawless hysterical people disrespecting East End and our boy Shaun and his crew..If they don’t learn to behave we going band them from our beach!! Learn to behave and respect the law! End of story..
        • messenger (19/05/2020, 00:02) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
          "learn to behave and respect the law." You are perfectly right. But God's Law must also be respected. Is His Law being respected by us? Guilty or not guilty?
    • 100 (18/05/2020, 13:04) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      I wish I could give you 100 likes..... it was that simple mehn….. what the lawlessness for......
  • Like a Kid with a Toy Water Gun (17/05/2020, 18:28) Like (6) Dislike (57) Reply
    If you look closely at the video of the incident, you would see the taser light beaming through the car glass WHILE the young man was in the car. BVI police remind me of the KKK or some American cops who see some people as target practice.
    • @Like a kid/toy water gun (17/05/2020, 19:55) Like (12) Dislike (1) Reply
      What you all need is some American cops down here to teach your little A**’es what respect for the law is/mean. You little punks is provoking 12 aka the police to get tased. The only person that got tased by the police that I feel sorry for is the mentally challenged man.
    • P (17/05/2020, 21:25) Like (1) Dislike (8) Reply
      Their time coming leave them alone let the use their toy.
    • Well (17/05/2020, 21:25) Like (2) Dislike (5) Reply
      I glad you see too. Them fire off one inside even before he got out
      • Hmm (18/05/2020, 07:25) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
        If what u saying is true that he know he was getting teased why not give up, he maybe wanted to feel the teaser
    • nonsense (18/05/2020, 15:31) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      If it was the KKK - they would have been Lynched!! Know history before you draw unrealistic analogy!! They are lucky they are in Tortola with that behavior.. That behavior will not have been tolerated right there in St. Thomas!!
  • Canker (17/05/2020, 18:31) Like (3) Dislike (11) Reply
    No Tolians in this photo.
    Who are these cantankerous on the underbelly of the law humanity.
  • Styler (17/05/2020, 18:47) Like (2) Dislike (37) Reply
    What the heck wrong with these policemen.. I sure he was a local returning from the beach
    • freedom (17/05/2020, 19:47) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
      We anxious for we freedom, but lets not over do it...Frredom feels good.. I know..Lets take it easy..
  • mm (17/05/2020, 18:53) Like (32) Dislike (3) Reply
    These young people need to respect the law when they wrong people still give them right over the police if the police ain't do nothing they say police ain't doing there job policemen have difficult job
  • Nutritionist (17/05/2020, 19:14) Like (7) Dislike (17) Reply
    Look at that Police man man belly rolling over my goodness
    • @Nutritionist (17/05/2020, 19:34) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
      That belly of the policeman is no where in the vicinity of your Goodness so,stop daydreaming.
    • Peaches (18/05/2020, 04:07) Like (4) Dislike (3) Reply
      That belly,,,,oh my! he needs to get himself together, he cannot be healthy with that kind of belly. Officers should be fit. Excessive eating and rum! Sad!
  • Peaches (17/05/2020, 19:15) Like (15) Dislike (19) Reply
    Look how that Pyscophath Bill Gates and the elite of the world got the world in a mess. Police brutality, lockdown, wearing these blasted masks having you breathing in your own air, got the schools closed, social distancing from friends and family and the list goes on! Soon Marshall Law will be ushered in. THESE MASKS WILL KILL US!!! PEOPLE WAKE UP!! ONCE WE BUILD OUR IMMUNE SYSTEM BY EATING RIGHT THAT THING CALLED A VIRUS CAN'T TOUCH US. WE NEED THE BEACH, THE VIRUS CAN'T LIVE IN SALTWATER. PEOPLE WAKE UP! WHY DO WE HAVE A CRAZY LOOKING WHITE MAN HAVE US LIKE FOOLS ALL AROUND THE WORLD. DOES BILL GATES WEAR A MASK? DR. FAUCCI? No!!!
    • @PEACHES (17/05/2020, 19:38) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
      You all thought you were living in a bubble, thinking these things only happens in America and other parts of the world. Oh no, not Tortola, we are immune form everything. This is only the beginning of what’s to come.
  • Saw the Video.. (17/05/2020, 19:28) Like (36) Dislike (2) Reply
    Why they didnt arrest that girl who was shouting disobedient instructions to her crowd and why did the woman had to push the Police so hard and he was nice and calm with her.. The Police from what i saw on the video acted professionally... These people just rude and disrespectful...The Police need to go back for the rest of them for obstruction....They need to learn respect.....So, So..Sad. ..
    • Hmmmm (18/05/2020, 09:42) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
      Did you watch the same video I did who woman push what officer...
      • Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo (19/05/2020, 13:55) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        He talking bout the woman who got shocked. She need lose some weight too.
  • BuzzBvi (17/05/2020, 19:32) Like (3) Dislike (24) Reply
    the police force thinks here is Jamaica we will not have it, we will not stand for it
    • Jaws (21/05/2020, 10:14) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Jamaican Police don't tase man cuzzo is gunshot straight. Dirt Dem Dirt people
  • Until it Happens to You (17/05/2020, 19:34) Like (5) Dislike (31) Reply
    People are missing the point. This is not about the officer being pushed, which was after the fact though we are not condoning it.

    That officer was set on tasing that fellow from get-go, which is likely why he was in the car to avoid being tased ...but all people seeing is an assault on an officer and not provocation and willfull misuse of a weapon by an officer.
    • @@Until it Happens to You (18/05/2020, 13:06) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      If you know the young man you will know why he was teased. Asked the around him.
  • @ Peaches (17/05/2020, 19:41) Like (5) Dislike (22) Reply
    Thsnk you... Well said. Now they pushing another fear.. "Second waive".. .Mask is a billion dollar business benefitting bill gates and Warren Buffet.. Tell the Peeple that world health organization who giving all these instructions is a Bill Gates Company....We nedd a brave and courageous leader in these times..
  • old (17/05/2020, 19:42) Like (22) Dislike (1) Reply
    Y We don't like the police. With out the police
    . The. Cemetery will be over flow.
  • Brigham (17/05/2020, 19:43) Like (3) Dislike (3) Reply
    Where are the Tolians.
    Stop the infestation.
  • u (17/05/2020, 19:43) Like (23) Dislike (0) Reply
    People need to stop giving those rude a** young people right over the law d feel d can do anything and get by it's high time to respect law and order
  • Kaber (17/05/2020, 19:52) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    Kaber wa yo going kaber wa yi going retarded a##
  • oh (17/05/2020, 20:07) Like (29) Dislike (5) Reply
    Next time police need to tase them in their mouth . A set of lawless vagabonds.
  • Listen well (17/05/2020, 20:12) Like (9) Dislike (5) Reply
    Close back the beaches .... unless persons get a pass for medical or some other health reason to use the beach they shouldn’t be on the beach.
  • Intel. Analysis (17/05/2020, 20:14) Like (44) Dislike (0) Reply
    Police should be held accountable when they act in an abusive or unprofessional way. Clearly, this is not what happened here. We do not know what occurred before the camera started to roll in this incident but according to this news site, we could assume that the Police incepted a small vehicle that was packed with a group of persons. Since we did not hear from them [the Police] one could assume that this was the cause of the stop. The subject, in this case, was seen entering and exiting a small vehicle. It appeared that the Police were attempting to take him into custody. At one point while standing outside the vehicle, the subject assaulted a Police Officer almost knocking him to the ground. It was at that point he was tased. At no other stage during the video, it was shown the Police was in any other Physical contact with the now suspect. Hopefully, this video will be played in a Court of law. It was sensationalized by the screaming young woman and this news site. I was rather embarrassed that this editor attempted to reach the Commissioner of Police for a comment in this matter. Furthermore, it is obvious that professionally he should not make a public response to the incident since he may not have viewed the video, received a report from his Officers nad the matter has to be investigated.
    • Bragadam (18/05/2020, 07:25) Like (3) Dislike (3) Reply
      The suspect was tazed a second time while on the ground not resisting! This seems to be payback from the officer for pushing him !!!
  • & (17/05/2020, 20:14) Like (28) Dislike (1) Reply
    The devil let loose on the pow pow these young people have no respect for them oh my God I am praying for them so much damn disrespectful and craziness going on pow pow
  • Big Slick Willie (17/05/2020, 20:17) Like (38) Dislike (1) Reply
    Cool. Do what ya gotta do Officers. I doubt they did that just for fun. Lock them all up until they learn some respect. And true that. In the U. S. returning to the car will look like you're getting a weapon and actually get you filled full of lead. Wise up children. You're not the bad a$$ gangstas your music makes you think you are.
  • Wow (17/05/2020, 20:30) Like (1) Dislike (51) Reply
    What reason do they have to search them? Is their no right to privacy for law abiding citizens? They came from the beach and end up being harassed in this way.

    Police acting like sociopath predators. But this is what we tolerate foreign police chief and a force stacked with savage foreign officers.
  • Go home Mick the Prick (17/05/2020, 20:40) Like (5) Dislike (24) Reply
    Get gone you useless UK freeloader. We can appoint our own Chief. Far better than you. Even UK didn’t want you, so you came here to plague us. Get gone. Bye bye.
    • @Own chief (18/05/2020, 14:41) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      Sounds like your mother spent a lot of time with your uncle my 6 fingered friend
  • Need to clear the air. (17/05/2020, 21:31) Like (2) Dislike (15) Reply
    First off the story is wrong. The police didnt stop the jeep it was already park up. Plus with the 15 that was on the bridge out of 10 was family that live in the same yard. Next thing people saying their didnt had on mask why where a mask coming from the beach in open air being round people you already live with. Out of all the 15 person why pick on just one. It was 3 officers and 1 man why not try hold him down. I saw the video and you and clearly see a fire was shown he open the door even before their can say you are. All when he run from one side to the next you can see a next shot fire now if some one else was shot with that. Everyone saw when he push yes that wrong but to tase WHY.
  • See (17/05/2020, 21:33) Like (4) Dislike (15) Reply
    If the beaches were patroled and enforced none of this would happen . Maybe the COP should get his lazy ass out on the street once in a while to set an example.
  • street man (17/05/2020, 21:57) Like (40) Dislike (1) Reply
    Honestly! I hear a hen clucking for no reason over and over, but don’t see no police brutality. However the tape began after whatever happened level up. From what was captured the victims are the police. Those kids need home training..
  • HAHA (17/05/2020, 22:01) Like (16) Dislike (0) Reply
    So what if he is a local, you can't touch the police come again.
  • Guest (17/05/2020, 22:18) Like (32) Dislike (0) Reply
    Police had the right tase him he resisted and them set of lil dirty foot girls screaming crap in the background had need tasing too.....
  • tola (17/05/2020, 23:06) Like (17) Dislike (0) Reply
    Ah set of noise in that video so annoying
  • Equalizer (18/05/2020, 01:48) Like (2) Dislike (34) Reply
    A set of rookies just looking for a reason to taser people 3 of ayo 1 man. They could have simply hold him down but instead let's use our toy like normal it's much easier like they think it's a f@#,,, video game. Ants I know u didn't mean to push the cop u jus got a lil carried away that's all. Set a ass we have for cops gone taser the man infront young children scar them for life they jus lucky it wasn't the oda ride .........
  • ? (18/05/2020, 06:28) Like (20) Dislike (2) Reply
    • Eastside (18/05/2020, 18:28) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

      The police and all have no respect for us either so wa &***u talking.. hush your @@@

  • Me (18/05/2020, 06:52) Like (26) Dislike (1) Reply
    I see why young people in this place are so lawless. The parents and adults who are enabling them. The police officer did nothing wrong. In fact, the officer was assaulted which justified the use of a taser. The other persons in the video were totally hysterical and fueled this situation. When they die on scooters and die by gun and senseless violence, the enablers cry their crocodile tears. Do better by your children. Teach them obedience.
  • Worse (18/05/2020, 07:07) Like (16) Dislike (1) Reply
    These kids here is worse than the kids in America.
    • Norris Turnbull. (18/05/2020, 15:24) Like (1) Dislike (5) Reply
      And most of them are expat children born here. Immigration backlash in the works. Deal with it.
  • COVID-20 (18/05/2020, 07:26) Like (8) Dislike (1) Reply
    Good job RVIPF. I’ve never seen you all working this hard before. However, I would like to suggest some tactical training. That was a very sloppy arrest..
  • @ another youth get tased (18/05/2020, 07:32) Like (23) Dislike (0) Reply
    Did u see how the "youth" shove the police officer??
    Stop behaving like they are some little harmless innocent children. They are big hard back man and woman that know right from wrong. They are just darn disrespectful.
    I have to deal with them in the school system and it's the same way they behave - rude and disrespectful. You mustn't correct them because they have a right to do whatever they feel like doing.
    I will keep saying this: If u don't give the schools the authority to fix these indisciplined children, this is what the society is going to become - lawless.
  • Closing bc (18/05/2020, 07:36) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    Closing back the beaches is not the answer or the solution, reopening up will not be perfect but we will have to fix and adjust as we go along,, This issue clearly highlights a problem that needs fixing and it is going to get fix. This will not happen again..The beaches are going to be better managed..
  • my (18/05/2020, 09:39) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    People those boys acting like that have no sense sad to say I could tell u these officer here in this place are good officer any where else round d world either hospital or dog eat there dinner police are not all that bad some thing that gives you a blig but when you get up on your high horse what you want them to do?
  • island man (18/05/2020, 10:31) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    Is he from the islands so we cannot ask for deportation we’ll we will ask for balsam Ghut
  • lol (18/05/2020, 10:54) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    At this rate the Police will need new tasers by the end of the year.
    • @ lol (18/05/2020, 14:58) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
      first the police use to put you in choke holds. now the police full speed using tasers; down the road the police will use guns: when there are certain incidents they must be a board that is independent of the police department to find the facts: can some on here ask the commissioner whatever happened to the body cameras the members of the royal virgin islands police force must be wearing while on duty...set of crookedness
  • FEO GOMEZ (18/05/2020, 11:12) Like (16) Dislike (2) Reply

    I was sooo embarrass to see that video and how our local children sound. Like classless banshee trash I want to know if Ms. E*** don't wish for a do over with this big 6'2 drama queen girl child always looking for a way to be noticed. Nothing nut classless trash sounding pasture horse!

  • pay (18/05/2020, 11:46) Like (0) Dislike (8) Reply
    they need to pay more money so locals can have a career in law enforcement..instead of the idiots that are here to serve and protect
    • Outlaw (18/05/2020, 13:37) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      @pay, if you want to serve your country you should so so with dignity, pride and love for country not because of money. Your comments simply shows how patriotic you are. Asked not what your country can do for you but what you can do for your country.
  • Fahie.. (18/05/2020, 12:18) Like (2) Dislike (8) Reply
    Hon Premier we are appealing to you not to allow the Commissioner contract to be renewed he is just a big waste of time in the territory, he needs to go ASAP. We dont need no more lodge brothers here.
  • Teased (18/05/2020, 12:39) Like (3) Dislike (3) Reply
    Glad for he!!!!!!!
  • Weeping (18/05/2020, 13:30) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    Oh God have murcy on our young people. Weeping weeping some how we have gone wrong as a people, as a territory, as parents as churches as a society. Would to God we would go back to basic the rod of correction let it help to drive out the foolishness that's is bound up in some of our younger. Some pass that stage but if we pay attention to the younger ones we can save many to come.
  • Passaby (18/05/2020, 15:12) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
    That young lady need to take care of her children she give birth to and leave the ppl them child she say she have as boyfriend no manners for a young man.them should of faded her as well.
    • @passaby (18/05/2020, 23:35) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Faded her for what did she do something.

      This about the young man why you jumping on what she doing and not doing. How are you so sure she ain't taking care of her kids. Just mind your own business and keep to what the story about. And yes if you want to know this is one of her sister.

      No one is perfect only God can judge us.
  • lol (18/05/2020, 15:20) Like (1) Dislike (6) Reply
    So them quick to arrest the man for using indecent language but aint did nothing to the police officer who did the same in another incident at long Bush...this world is fucked.
  • ReX FeRal (18/05/2020, 15:25) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Rudeness and disrespect from either side gets no one anywhere.
  • Watch it! (18/05/2020, 15:39) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply

    I pray to god that all yall who here saying all kinds of negative things that yall turn will come

    Y were the police arreating the young man when he didnt do anything?? In the video he kept asking wa it is he do but even thou the police wrong or right yall going still say he right..

    Office matthews or whoever the *****he is better pray somebody won't do he something.. ayo down island &*^%$ does want to come here and abuse ayo power..dont worry katma is a best!!!

  • LAW (18/05/2020, 17:00) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    is there a law on the books in this territory for police to carry tasers because they have us wearing mask and no laws on the books....
  • what a thing (18/05/2020, 18:55) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    I passed the Beef Island Bridge yesterday and I am certain about 50 or more persons were there on the bridge, no spacing no mask no regard for social distancing. The hurtful thing a lot of you on the police case when some of you had your young primary school children in that crowd exposing them to the risk of infection to COVID 19. I was there and the police warned that young man too many times for his behavior and the police was correct to disperse the crowd.
    I support the police on this time
    • I was their too (18/05/2020, 23:41) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
      What 50 people can you count. So on the beach where everybody was under each other was any different. On the beach had more people hug up drinking and playing that was on the bridge you could say it was close to 20 person tops. Warned him for his mouth if their was warning him as you said why wait for him to reach into the car to come and get him tell me that. Like you ain't see the part where them walk up to the car to get him. You support the police cause you is one sound like one.
  • no class (18/05/2020, 21:31) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    Them girls ghetto sah
  • Hmmm (18/05/2020, 21:52) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Only Tola! I could tell you. First of all they only started recording when they felt it would be in their favor. Secondly, why in the world they didn’t arrest/charge that young lady for her disrespectful behavior. OMG who does she belong to??? Loud! Loud! Loud! It was so annoying. She’s lucky they didn’t tase her as well. I’m so tired of seeing our youths behave in this manner (especially the girls). Thirdly, which part of the world do you see people chucking off an officer and don’t get some lead up in them? Only Tola. He’s lucky he only got tased and he’s alive to have chat and strength for another day. Sometimes it’s the way we behave and handle ourselves is what makes things worse. I know that officers can over do in situations at times, but if we act like this all we do is make things bad for ourselves.
  • Servant (19/05/2020, 07:16) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Messenger, I noted that so far you scored no like, and got no dislike. I think I know why. Few persons in the B.V.I will realdily want to admit that we are all law breaking people, though many pretend to respect lawfulness.
  • Coward (19/05/2020, 12:49) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Why tase him if his back is turned? They could've subdued him, other than trying to look tough in a badge.
    Send the cowards to another country to try their stunts.
  • question (19/05/2020, 19:42) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    1. What happen should someone dies after being tased

    2. People cuss out the political leadership also the governor but if you talk back to police you are tases

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