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Crime

August 28th, 2014
Anti-Corruption: Police Officers Face Interdiction

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Commissioner of Police, David Morris, acting on information from an ongoing anti-corruption enquiry, sent a number of Police Officers on compulsory leave yesterday, Wednesday August 27th.

August 28th, 2014
New Governor petitioned over alleged Police Corruption

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Sources within the National Democratic Party (NDP) and this news site’s well placed sources within the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) have today August 28, 2014 confirmed that a petition signed by over 50 percent of all ranks of the Police Force has been dropped off at Government House.

August 26th, 2014
UPDATE: Two detainees released in shooting investigation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The two persons who were detained by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) in relation to the Sunday morning August 23, 2014 shooting incident on Free Bottom Road have since been released.

August 26th, 2014
Shamori Chinnery remanded for guns & ammo find

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Shamori Chinnery, a St Thomas, United States Virgin Islands (USVI) national who resides in Jost Van Dyke, Virgin Islands, was yesterday August 25, 2014 remanded to prison when he appeared in the Magistrates’ Court, according to the Police Public Relations Department.

August 23rd, 2014
JVD man caught with illegal firearm

WEST END, Tortola, VI - A Jost Van Dyke (JVD) man who is said to be no stranger to the courts was yesterday morning August 22, 2014 caught with an illegal firearm and taken into custody by officers on duty at the Sopher's Hole, West End, Ferry Dock.

August 20th, 2014
UPDATE: Police identify Spy Glass Hill body as Garry Roy, 55

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police have identified a body found in a home in Spy Glass Hill West End as 55 year old Garry Roy of the United States.

August 19th, 2014
UPDATE: ‘Things wouldn’t be the same’ – Bobby’s Employees

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “We stuck with this business through the roughest of times, but it’s even harder now [as] they coming with guns at us,” said a female employee of Bobby’s Supermarket as she expressed much concern about her future with the business.

August 14th, 2014
'Crimes down!' – says Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith said that crime has gone down in the Territory as a result of the progress of the Government, in response to a question put to him by an Opposition member of the House today August 14, 2014.

August 7th, 2014
Jamal Freeman caught @ EE/LL Rise & Shine tramp

EAST END, Tortola, VI – Police yesterday morning August 6, 2014 picked up Jamal Freeman, wanted for a yacht dock shooting in February 2014, during the Rise and Shine tramp.

August 1st, 2014
RVIPF – ‘Reduce Domestic Assaults – Take a Time Out’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Sergeant Kendolph Bobb of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force Family and Juvenile Unit says that while the annual festival celebrations should be enjoyable, typically this time of year presents an increase in the number of domestic assaults and is urging individuals to take a time out instead of resorting to violence or abusive behaviour.



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