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Crime

April 1st, 2020
Beware of child predators on the internet- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With children at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic and many of them having the opportunity to constantly access the internet, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has urged parents and guardians to monitor the online activity of children to protect them from online child predators.

April 1st, 2020
Nito’s Food Van burglarised during curfew

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A well-known fast-food establishment in Road Town, Tortola, was reportedly burglarised at the weekend, during the round-the-clock mandatory curfew.

March 30th, 2020
Up to $5K fine or 12 months jail for breaking curfew - Hon Carvin Malone

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - With some eight persons arrested for breaking the mandatory 24/7 lockdown that commenced at 8:00pm on Friday, March 27, 2020, and runs until April 2, 2020, they could face penalties for defying the law now that the COVID-19 Control and Suppression (Miscellaneous & Provisions) Act of 2020 has been passed.

March 30th, 2020
Sunshine Grocery Store in RT burglarised; One arrested

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Sometime before 11:00am today, Monday, March 30, 2020, a man broke into Sunshine Grocery Store located on Chalwell Street close to 'Fonseca Block' in Road Town, Tortola, and made off with a number of items.

March 30th, 2020
RVIPF made 8 curfew arrests over the weekend - Governor Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) apprehended eight persons for breaching the round-the clock mandatory curfew over the weekend, Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert has said.

March 29th, 2020
UPDATE: Bishop Cline given 'warning' & released

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) can confirm that Bishop John I. Cline has been released following his arrest for allegedly violating the 24-hour curfew this morning, Sunday, March 29, 2020.

March 29th, 2020
4 charged for breaking curfew on Day 1 of mandatory 24-hour lockdown

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Four men were yesterday, Saturday, March 28, 2020, charged and released on their own recognisance for breaking the mandatory 24-hour curfew put in place by Government to help mitigate the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

March 27th, 2020
RVIPF arrests first curfew violator

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has made its first arrest of a resident for allegedly defying the mandated 8:00pm Territory-wide curfew which was in effect on Thursday, March 26, 2020, up until 6:00am Friday, March 27, 2020.

March 24th, 2020
UPDATE: E&B store robbers fled in green Kia Soul- RVIPF

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has confirmed our first and accurate story that a shopping centre in Sea Cows Bay was robbed this evening, March 24, 2020.

March 24th, 2020
Public urged to report businesses in breach of operating hours

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The public has been urged to report any businesses not complying with the order by Cabinet to close by 8:00pm and open by 6:00am, as the Territory responds to the possible introduction and spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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