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Crime

August 15th, 2018
RVIPF pleads for witnesses in deadly Purcell shooting to come forward

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), is calling for anyone who may have witnessed the shooting death of 25-year-old, Jerry Casto-Felix, in Purcell Estate, in the vicinity of the OneMart Warehouse on Friday, August 10, 2018, to come forward and provide assistance.

August 12th, 2018
Hon Maduro-Caines calls on residents to cooperate with RVIPF

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola VI – Sixth District Representative in the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines, has called on residents of Purcell Estate, to cooperate with the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force’s (RVIPF) investigation, into the deadly shooting on Friday, August 10, 2018, which claimed the life of 25-year-old, Jerry Casto-Felix.

August 11th, 2018
UPDATE: Shooting victim identified as Jerry Castro-Felix, 25

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Our newsroom can confirm that the man gunned down on the streets of Purcell, next to the Onemart new blue building, has been identified as local resident, Jerry Casto-Felix, who is 25 years of age.

August 11th, 2018
‘Family triangle’ uncovered in foiled ‘Chalwell Yard’ robbery; Sister now in jail

EAST END, Tortola, VI - Our news desk can confirm—after investigations—that the attempted robbery that took place last Saturday, August 4, 2018, in the area of 'Chalwell Yard' on the eastern end of Tortola, had ‘family connection.’

August 10th, 2018
East End man, Dion Thomas charged for unlawful possession of firearm

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Crown on Thursday August 6, 2018, charged 39-year-old, Dion Thomas, of East End, Tortola, with the unlawful possession of a firearm, since he is not the holder of a valid license.

August 3rd, 2018
Smith sold BVI Airways for $650,000 & a promise of millions more

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former BVI Airways owner, Luke Smith, essentially signed away his interests, including shares in the company, for a mere $650,000, after being promised stocks worth up to $5M.

August 2nd, 2018
Tortola man faces imprisonment for cocaine smuggling @ King Airport

VI CONSORTIUM

ST THOMAS, USVI — Ashley Warner, 54-years, of Tortola, Virgin Islands (VI) pleaded guilty today 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.

July 28th, 2018
Masked man robs ‘Sports Wagering Company’ in Baughers Bay

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – A lone gunman on Friday July 27, 2018, robbed a ‘Sports Wagering Company,’ located inside a popular Baughers Bay Bar. (Both businesses are located in the same building)

July 27th, 2018
Man arrested @ Terrence B. Lettsome Airport leaving with over half a Million cash

BEEF ISLAND, VI - Sometime during the morning of Thursday July 26, 2018, a man—in his seventies—leaving Tortola via the Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport, was arrested with over half a million dollars in cash (USD).

July 26th, 2018
45 rehab inmates at HMP gets reminder ‘they deserve a second chance’

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI – The Dream Big Group in collaboration with Caribbean Insurers Limited and Billionaire PA today, July 26, 2018, presented 45 inmates of Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) with ‘I HAVE BIG DREAMS T-shirts’ and a, ‘Seven Steps to developing a Wealthy Mindset’ book which was added to their library.



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