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Crime

September 20th, 2014
Nyron F. Ollivierre’s mom, sister call for swifter Police action

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Let us have some sort of closure please, tell us something. Let his grieving mother at least get a chance to see her son, some sort of closure is what we need. Let us bury him while you continue investigations. One week gone and you telling us you not sure when the postmortem will be, no no, no. We need closure,” said an immediate family member of murdered Trinidadian Nyron F. Ollivierre also known as 'Tin Tin'.

September 18th, 2014
Cocaine found in James T. John’s home - DS Ballantine

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When Magistrate Dr. Velon L. John gave the nudge on Wednesday September 17, 2014 for the re-trial to move on, the Crown called its first witness Detective Sergeant (DS) Wendell Ballantine who testified that several blocks of cocaine were found in the home of accused James T. John on August 10, 2012.

September 17th, 2014
Should Mag. Tamia Richards be present? – asks Attorney Hugh Wildman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Appearing to be stunned and baffled at the same time Attorney at law Mr Hugh Wildman took to his feet challenging the presence of Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards in the courtroom as a major trial was in the process of being presided over by another magistrate.

September 17th, 2014
Retrial of five in major drug bust starts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It was a battle of some of the prominent legal minds in the Magistrates’ Court yesterday afternoon when two lawyers presented a no-case submission to Magistrate Dr. Velon L. John arguing that there was no evidence submitted by the prosecution that links Jomo Jack to the conspiracy allegation surrounding Leon King.

September 16th, 2014
PO Joseph ‘Quincy’ Phillips accused of biting a minor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When the case was called in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday September 15, 2014, Police Officer (PO) Joseph ‘Quincy’ Phillips pleaded not guilty to allegations that he had bitten a male who was a minor at the time.

September 15th, 2014
‘We need HMP investigated’ – Mr Ray S. Frett

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following the recent publication of the case against an inmate at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) a local businessman expressed his disgust at the news noting that the Superintendent of Prison Mr. David Foot needed to launch an investigation to determine how come no one knew of a ‘Ganja’ farm on the premises.

September 13th, 2014
UPDATE: Horsepath murder victim ID as Nyron Ollivierre

HORSEPATH, Tortola, VI – Sources close to the investigators have confirmed the identity of the man shot to death in Horsepath, Tortola last night September 12, 2014, as Trinidadian Nyron Ollivierre also known as 'Tin Tin'.

September 12th, 2014
Three charged with Burglary, Damage

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force report that they yesterday charged three males with Burglary, Criminal Damage and Taking a Conveyance.

September 12th, 2014
IPhone thief Nikita Naval caught red-handed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Despite being caught red handed Nikita Naval has pleaded not guilty of the charge against him when he appeared in the Magistrate’s Court today September 12, 2014.

September 10th, 2014
Main Street Robbery: Jewellery Stolen @ Gunpoint

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Detectives and Scenes of Crime Officers are currently investigating a report of robbery at Samarkand Jewellery on Main Street in Road Town.



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