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Crime

December 13th, 2018
Man shot to death in St. Thomas, USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - A man was shot several times in the roadway of Lilliendahl & Marienhoj in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), on the morning of Wednesday, December 12, 2018, leaving him lifeless behind the wheel of his vehicle.

December 9th, 2018
Man shot dead in USVI store parking lot

VI CONSORTIUM

CHRISTIANSTED, St. Croix - The United States Virgin Islands Police Department (USVIPD), has designated a fatal shooting—that occurred late morning, Saturday, December 8, 2018—in the parking lot of the Gallows Bay Hardware Store, as a targeted assassination-style murder.

December 7th, 2018
Two charged in Panama Paper Scandal used VI in scheme

NEW YORK, United States – Two of four people charged in an indictment–connected to the Panama Paper scandal– this week in the United States, was found to have used the British Virgin Islands in their scheme.

December 6th, 2018
10 years for Tortolain Ashley Warner in USVI cocaine case

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Ashley Warner, 54, of Tortola, was sentenced today, December 6, 2018, in District Court before District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez, to conspiracy and possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, United States Attorney, Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

December 4th, 2018
Ex Gov’t worker guilty of raping teenage daughter

SEA COW'S BAY, Tortola, VI - A Kittitian living in the Virgin Islands (VI) for a number of years and worked for Government, was last week found guilty of raping his then 15 year-old daughter.

December 3rd, 2018
4 Guyanese plead guilty to 3,769kg cocaine possession

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI - United States Attorney, Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today, December 3, 2018, that Mohamed Hoseain, age 70, and Richard La Cruz, age 51, both of Guyana, pleaded guilty on November 28, 2018, in federal court to possession of cocaine on board a vessel.

November 30th, 2018
6 shot, 2 dead in Frederiksted, USVI shootout

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St. Croix, USVI – A shootout on Thursday night, November 29, 2018, near the Lagoon Complex Housing Community, located in Frederiksted – close to the vegetable market near the former Fritz Lawaetz Legislative Building – left two men dead and four others injured.

November 29th, 2018
USVIPD investigating Frederiksted homicide

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St. Croix, USVI – The United States Virgin Islands Police Department’s (USVIPD) Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB), is investigating a homicide that occurred near the Marley Housing Community in Frederiksted, USVIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.

November 29th, 2018
RVIPF invests $150k in new K9 unit

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Riddick, Bosco, and Pattie are the three new four-legged K9 Officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

November 28th, 2018
RDA breaches rules to sideline locals from small contracts – Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI - ‘Honestly Speaking’ host, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline is questioning whether the $2M threshold, earmarked for local contractors under the Recovery and Development Agency’s (RDA) plans, is still in effect, and why contracts under that amount are being awarded to overseas-based companies.

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