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Crime

April 8th, 2014
Alleged Purcell grocery store robber gets bail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Robbery accused, Tim Dailey, 21, was granted bail when he appeared before the High Court yesterday, April 7, 2014 but has so far failed to post the cash component required for his freedom.

April 6th, 2014
UPDATE: Woman granted bail in stabbing incident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The woman accused of stabbing the father of her child in the abdomen recently has been released on bail after being charged with the offence of wounding with intent.

April 4th, 2014
UPDATE: Caines gets 5 years for VG ‘guns in wall find’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Gorda resident Elroy Caines, 27, was handed a total of 5 years’ imprisonment when he appeared before the Magistrates Court today, April 4, 2014 for sentencing on weapons possession charges.

April 2nd, 2014
UPDATE: Eyewitness evidence unreliable – Justice Byer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Even as a panel of jurors embarked on convicting accused murderer Jessroy McKelly, 25, before the High Court yesterday, April 1, 2014 Justice Nicola Byer cautioned the nine-member group about the use of eyewitness evidence used in the trial in arriving at their decision.

April 1st, 2014
Illegal Cubans on suicide watch at HMP - Source

BALSUM GHUT, Tortola, VI - The recently captured and detained Cubans are said to be on suicide watch at Her Majesty's Prison, Balsum Ghut following a visit by Immigration Officers yesterday March 31, 2014.

March 31st, 2014
Police seeks suspects in string of dinghy thefts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Police are looking for five suspects in a string of dinghy thefts over the last week and are asking for the public’s help to locate at least of one of them.

March 31st, 2014
Magistrate issues arrest warrant for SCB landlord

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Magistrate Dr Velon L. John issued an open warrant for the arrest of Corentz Richardson on March 28, 2014 after he failed to show up on consecutive occasions before the court.

March 31st, 2014
April trial date set for alleged Penn fraud

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Brian Penn, a member of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force [RVIPF], and his wife Harinder Steven-Penn are expected to face trial on April 8, 2014 in relation to fraud charges filed against the couple late last year.

March 30th, 2014
Lettsome handed counselling after prison disturbance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Wakima Lettsome was instructed to enter an anger management programme at Her Majesty’s Prison at Balsam Ghut when he appeared before the Magistrate’s Court on March 28, 2014 on assault charges.

March 28th, 2014
'Marijuana? maybe, but not coke!' – Magistrate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Magistrate Dr Velon L. John related today, March 28, 2014 that regarding illicit drugs, with marijuana there can be some accommodation, but crack cocaine is a very addictive drug that has no ‘redeeming aspect’ to it.



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