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Crime

October 22nd, 2014
Man shot in Huntum’s Ghut

HUNTUM’S GHUT, Tortola, VI – While information continues to be sketchy, this news site’s Team of Reporters has confirmed that moments ago tonight October 22, 2014 a young male believed to be of Hispanic descent was allegedly shot in the foot.

October 22nd, 2014
UPDATE: Williams & Demmings guilty as charged!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Moments ago today October 22, 2014 the jury who sat for the High Court trial of Sherman Williams and Jevon Demming found them guilty for the charge of attempted murder.

October 19th, 2014
UPDATE: Police ID suspect in Anegada shooting incident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police said that following reports of a firearm being discharged on Anegada on October 17, 2014, as was first reported on this news site, Officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) have attended the scene and, as a result of information received, have identified a suspect.

October 17th, 2014
‘Speaking your mind a waste of time!’ – Talk show caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A caller to the Speak Your Mind television talk show last Saturday October 11, 2014 believes it is a waste of time to speak out in the Territory because of the lack of action on Government’s part with regards to complaints by the public and the perceived unfairness of the justice system.

October 17th, 2014
Alleged threat to shoot & pelting land Carlos Gumbs in Prison

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Allegedly becoming engaged when told, “You are crazy” by the owner of Myett’s Restaurant Mr Kareem Rhymer landed Carlos Gumbs in trouble with the law and behind bars as he did not have sufficient means to post bail as was offered by the court.

October 16th, 2014
Craig L. Stoddard’s conviction quashed – Att. Anthony L. Johnson

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After being convicted in 2010 and sentenced to five years in prison, in the justice system’s record at present Mr Craig L. Stoddard’s file has been wiped cleaned after the Appeal Court during the most recent sitting found that he was wrongfully implicated in a 2007 robbery.

October 15th, 2014
Malcolm Maduro stands own defence in assault trial

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two tour ferry operators went head to head this morning October 15, 2014 in the Magistrate’s Court forcing Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo to interject numerous times in order to keep the trial in line.

October 15th, 2014
Denzil Wheatley & Samuel Harris in jail again

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Acceding to bail applications by their respective Attorneys at Law in the High Court during the previous assizes, the Judge had granted bail to two men, Denzil Wheatley and Samuel Harris pending their trial which is now scheduled for November 17, 2014.

October 14th, 2014
Eleanor King beat her lover’s woman on Valentine’s night

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When Eleanor King appeared not to have been the 2014 Valentine’s night pick of her partner Mr Elroy Barnwell and found him in bed with the mother of his child she allegedly took matters into her own hands and dealt the woman Sherona Martin several blows in the early morning hours of February 15, 2014.

October 13th, 2014
UPDATE: Kavarne Richards remanded for Cornel M. Francis’ murder

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Kavarne Richards, 28, has been remanded to prison today October 13, 2014 after he appeared before Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo following his arrest in relation to the murder of Cornel Melbourne Francis which occurred on May 9, 2013 at Long Look Sticket.

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