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Crime

December 18th, 2014
2 men arrested for Paul Prentice’s murder - RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police have arrested two men for the murder of Paul Prentice on Sunday evening December 14, 2014 on Waterfront Drive, Road Town, said a press release from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) today December 18, 2014.

December 17th, 2014
Immigration/RVIPF raid Tortola nightclubs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Immigration Department of the Virgin Islands and the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) held a joint operation over the weekend on a number of nightclubs in Road Town and on the eastern end of Tortola.

December 17th, 2014
'Is Neil St Rose’s penis working?' – Crown & Defense submit

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It would not be until the crack of the New Year 2015 that the two Virgin Gorda men Jevon Demming and Sherman Williams will know how long they would be behind bars having been found guilty of attempted murder and one thing the Crown asked the Judge to consider is the injury to Mr Neil St. Rose’s scrotum area.

December 17th, 2014
‘You never judged us’ – HMP Inmate Sylon S. Forbes

BALSUM GHUT, Tortola, VI – Sylon S. Forbes was one of three inmates at Her Majesty’s Prison, Balsum Ghut who testified as to the benefits derived from their participation in the recently concluded rehabilitation programmes.

December 15th, 2014
Call out for more lawyers @ the Criminal Bar

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The very small number of private legal practitioners that choose to operate in the High Court has been identified as one the critical reasons for some of the challenges faced in the completion of trials at the High Court level in the Virgin Islands.

December 14th, 2014
UPDATE: Man shot dead ID as Paul Prentice

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The young man shot to death earlier tonight December 14, 2014 in Road Town has been identified as Paul Prentice.

December 12th, 2014
$13K allegedly paid to murder Cornel M. Francis

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Today December 12, 2014 two of three men implicated in the murder of Cornel Melbourne Francis, Kavarne Richards and Jefferson Joseph, appeared before Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo when the court heard of a $13k price for the life of the now deceased man.

December 12th, 2014
‘Many have same problems as HMP inmates’ – Hon Myron V. Walwyn

BALSUM GHUT, Tortola, VI – As families, relatives, friends and otherwise concerned persons gathered for the graduation ceremony of a group of inmates at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) rehabilitation programmes, they heard that there are many not in prison but have the same problems like the inmates.

December 12th, 2014
Police pursue fleeing suspects/seeks public assistance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Police are asking for public assistance identifying two suspects, one who is possibly injured, who fled the scene after being confronted by officers near the Band Stand in Long Bush early this morning.

December 12th, 2014
Final 2014 assizes 'challenging & frustrating' – Mr Valston Graham

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “I think the word challenging might best surmise this assizes and it was challenging and I am sure that some might say sometimes frustrating in that we were unable to have that continuous flow that we certainly may have liked,” said Senior Crown Counsel Mr Valston Graham.

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