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Crime

August 19th, 2017
2 guards allegedly stabbed by prisoners @ HMP

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- It was around 2:40 P.M. today, August 19, 2017 that a brawl ensued at Her Majesty’s Prison, the state’s only penitentiary, located at Balsam Ghut on the main island of Tortola.

August 18th, 2017
Bigger Barcelona attacks were prepared

BBC NEWS

The suspects in the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils were planning one or more bigger attacks than those that were carried out, police say.

August 16th, 2017
Female USVI national guard recruits passed around like ‘property’- Gov Mapp

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- After reading the findings of a yearlong investigation conducted by the National Guard Bureau on the behaviour of some at the [US] Virgin Islands National Guard, Governor Kenneth E. Mapp, during a Tuesday August 15, 2017 press conference at Government House eviscerated the perpetrators who the report found had preyed on young women, referring to them as “predators.”

August 14th, 2017
Tarik & Tico remanded to prison for breaching curfew

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Roberto ‘Tico’ Harrigan and Tarik Aaron were remanded to prison when they appeared in the Magistrate's Court on August 10 and 11, 2017 respectively after they were found guilty of breaching conditions of their bail.

August 14th, 2017
2 dead following shootings on St Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— Two men were confirmed dead by the [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) on Sunday night, August 13, 2017 following two separate shooting incidents on St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI).

August 12th, 2017
Fmr Cayman Islands premier won’t face charge for groping casino waitress

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands- The Speaker of the House in the Cayman Islands McKeeva Bush will not have to face a misdemeanour battery charge after all.

August 11th, 2017
USVI police rule death of Lyana Serieux & sons as homicide

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— The cause of death of Lyana Serieux and her two young sons were determined to be homicide by the [US] Virgin Islands Medical Examiner on Tuesday August 8, 2017, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (V.I.P.D.) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte confirmed to The Consortium Thursday, August 10, 2017.

August 11th, 2017
Gunshots reportedly heard in Huntums Ghut & Lower Estate!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reports reaching our newsroom from many residents are that they heard gunshots being fired last night, August 10, 2017, in the area of Lower Estate, on the main island of Tortola.

August 9th, 2017
Another prisoner stabbed at HMP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – According to information reaching this news site, a prisoner of Her Majesty’s Prison at Balsam Ghut was reportedly stabbed today, Wednesday August 9, 2017.

August 5th, 2017
Burnt out car found on Paul P. Wattley Road

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Sometime during the course of the morning of August 4, 2017, a car was reportedly on fire on the Methodist Mance/Paul P. Wattley Road.



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