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October 24th, 2014
Major drug bust accused 5 granted bail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – (Post Time 3:24PM) - Magistrate Dr. Velon L. John has granted bail to Jomo Jack, James John, Leon King, Hugh Erickson and Gerry Freeman in the amount of $1,000 each today October 24, 2014.

October 24th, 2014
Illegal firearms & ammo found @ home of former legislator

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI‎ - Informed and reliable sources close to this news site have confirmed that a popular former legislator and two of the person's children are in hot water after guns and ammunition were found at their home.

October 23rd, 2014
UPDATE: 1 suspect in custody in relation to shooting - Police

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Officers of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) are questioning one suspect in relation to last night’s October 22, 2014 shooting which left a 22-year-old male with a wound to his leg.

October 23rd, 2014
‘This thing look set up to me’ – Elvis ‘Rush’ Demming

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With his eyes red and saturated with tears which he managed to hold back during an interview with reporters Mr Elvis ‘Rush’ Demming said that he cannot come to grips with the guilty verdict slapped on his son Jevon 'I Jay' Demming as there was no evidence of him attempting to murder anyone.

October 23rd, 2014
UPDATE: Man discharged in Anegada incident - Police

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police are still encouraging persons to come forward with any information that can verify claims that a firearm was discharged outside a bar in Anegada.

October 22nd, 2014
UPDATE: Williams & Demmings guilty as charged!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Moments ago today October 22, 2014 the jury who sat for the High Court trial of Sherman Williams and Jevon Demming found them guilty for the charge of attempted murder.

October 17th, 2014
‘Speaking your mind a waste of time!’ – Talk show caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A caller to the Speak Your Mind television talk show last Saturday October 11, 2014 believes it is a waste of time to speak out in the Territory because of the lack of action on Government’s part with regards to complaints by the public and the perceived unfairness of the justice system.

October 17th, 2014
Alleged threat to shoot & pelting land Carlos Gumbs in Prison

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Allegedly becoming engaged when told, “You are crazy” by the owner of Myett’s Restaurant Mr Kareem Rhymer landed Carlos Gumbs in trouble with the law and behind bars as he did not have sufficient means to post bail as was offered by the court.

October 16th, 2014
Craig L. Stoddard’s conviction quashed – Att. Anthony L. Johnson

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After being convicted in 2010 and sentenced to five years in prison, in the justice system’s record at present Mr Craig L. Stoddard’s file has been wiped cleaned after the Appeal Court during the most recent sitting found that he was wrongfully implicated in a 2007 robbery.

October 15th, 2014
Malcolm Maduro stands own defence in assault trial

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two tour ferry operators went head to head this morning October 15, 2014 in the Magistrate’s Court forcing Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo to interject numerous times in order to keep the trial in line.

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