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Crime

June 26th, 2016
Man sent to HMP for failing to show up on court dates

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When Christopher Ruben Brito Amadiz was called to the defence box at the John’s Hole Magistrate’s Court on June 24, 2016, he had all hopes of walking back out after dealing with his ‘simple’ matter.

June 25th, 2016
Gunshots rock Tortola; 2 incidents in less than 2 hours

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Popular businessman and basketball coach, Terry D. Smith was reported to have been shot at while in his sanitation truck this evening June 25, 2016. It remains unclear if the gunmen were attempting to kill Mr Smith, as information is sketchy and police are still investigating.

June 25th, 2016
Alleged execution plot forces postponement of Temptation Island 5

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reports of plans to execute a man at Temptation Island 5 on Peter Island have led to the event being postponed today, June 25, 2016.

June 23rd, 2016
RVIPF renews appeal for info into ‘Snoopy’s disappearance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– While continuing to follow all lines of inquiry into the disappearance of Devern 'Snoopy’ Stanley, The Royal Virgin Islands Police (RVIPF) is renewing its appeal to the public for information that could help with its investigation.

June 23rd, 2016
Another 'big' charter‎ company fined by HM Customs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As Her Majesty's Customs intensifies its operation to clamp down on charter sailing companies breaching the laws that govern the industry, another prominent charter company has been fined for non-compliance.

June 21st, 2016
Charter company fined $95K for Customs & Immigration breaches- Wade Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Resulting from a strategic operation executed jointly by Her Majesty’s Customs and the Department of Immigration, a charter company was fine $95,000, having been found defaulting as it related to its compliances for operating charters in the territory.

June 21st, 2016
STT man arrested for threatening emails to US Judge, federal officer

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Thomas Troy Bitter, 36, made his initial appearance in a US District Court on Monday June 20, 2016 before Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after his arrest on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) for using his e-mail account to send threatening communications, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

June 20th, 2016
VI Islander Devon Freeman shot dead in USVI

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A man said to be from the Virgin Islands (VI) has met his death via gun violence in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands.

June 19th, 2016
UPDATE: Merlin Ceasor died from blunt force trauma - Police

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Police Prosecutor in the manslaughter case against Luis McKelly said Merlin Ceasor, whose body was found in Wickham’s Cay on Saturday June 4, 2016, died of injuries to the head caused by blunt force trauma.

June 18th, 2016
Stolen vehicle recovered crashed @ Hope Hill

HOPE HILL, Tortola, VI- Information reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that a stolen vehicle was recovered crashed at Hope Hill, on the main island of Tortola early yesterday, June 17, 2016.

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