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Crime

March 26th, 2015
2 charged, 2 arrested following search warrants

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In a joint operation by officers of the Special Investigations Team and the Intelligence Department, search warrants were carried on two premises in Nottingham Estate which resulted in two persons being charged and another two arrested.

March 26th, 2015
UPDATE: Fossi granted $200K bail; 'devastated'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola. VI - (Post Time: 3:40pm) Embattled boat captain Stephen Fossi was granted bail in the sum of two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000) when he appeared in the Magistrate's Court moment's ago, March 26, 2015 on the charge of two counts of manslaughter.

March 25th, 2015
Ronaldo Hewlett to undergo drug rehab

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Son of Paul "On the Ball" Hewlett, Ronaldo Hewlett, is to join the Drug Rehabilitation Unit of Peebles Hospital on the recommendation of Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards.

March 24th, 2015
Husband accused of wanting to hire hitman to kill wife

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On Friday March 20, 2015 when Morry Ollivierrie appeared before Senior Magistrate‎ Ms Tamia Richards it was for a report from the Family Support Network (FSN) but the court also heard about the disturbing drama which allegedly unfolded between Ollivierrie and his wife Tameka Johnson-Ollivierrie as recently as the day before, Thursday March 19, 2015.

March 23rd, 2015
VI Parliament passes tough Gun Bill

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the House of Assembly passed tough legislation aimed at combating gun crimes, Territorial Member of the House of Assembly Honourable Archibald C. Christian said that such crimes have risen and therefore tougher sentences are necessary to address them.

March 23rd, 2015
’Tiger face was smash up’ - Terrence A. Charles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Terrence Abdullah Charles, the main witness in the murder trial of Wakeem Guishard, Mitch Christopher and Marcus Lloyd this morning, March 23, 2015 spoke of how he came to see Allen 'Tiger' Hodge’s lifeless body on the ground and recalled that ‘Tiger’s’ face was “smashed up”.

March 23rd, 2015
'It’s not me’ –Snr Magistrate on new court rules

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards on Friday March 20, 2015 set the record straight by informing her court that the recently set ‘strict’ dress code for members of the bar was not her doing and that she also has to comply.

March 20th, 2015
‘Love tap don't tear flesh’ - Ms Tamia Richards

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - When 26 years old Delvin Leonard today March 20, 2015 confessed to Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards to hitting the mother of his child he also told the court that he did not swing his hand in the altercation.

March 20th, 2015
‘Tiger was my friend’ – Marcus Lloyd

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The three men, Marcus Lloyd, Wakeem Guishard and Mitch Christopher, who are being tried for the murder of Daren Allen ‘Tiger’ Hodge, yesterday March 19, 2015 were made to hear their interviews done by two investigating officers back in 2014 following their arrest.

March 17th, 2015
UPDATE: Alleged shoplifters from VI granted bail in STT

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI – The two ladies from the Virgin Islands (VI), Celicha M. Stoddard and Sheba Prentice, who were arrested in St Thomas, USVI, allegedly for the crime of shoplifting, have been granted bail.

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