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Crime

December 18th, 2018
Walwyn lashes out at AG yet again; disputes latest Fact Check

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Co-Leader of Government and Minister for Education and Culture, Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) has again lashed out at the Auditor General (AG), Ms Sonia M. Webster over her findings in the Wall Report on the ‘small wall’ commissioned by him around the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS).

December 17th, 2018
AG stands 100% by Wall report; Calls Walwyn dangerous!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In a bombshell press release issued this afternoon, Monday, December 17, 2018, by the Auditor General (AG), Ms Sonia M. Webster, she sought to defend her office and the report on the small wall around the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS), by standing 100% behind the findings.

December 17th, 2018
Locals still a minority in the VI Police Force

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is boasting that it has sworn into service a new class of recruits, Belongers and BVIslanders are still a minority in the Police Force.

December 16th, 2018
Jamaican prison cook arrested in Police sting operation

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI - Word reaching Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) from senior law enforcement officials, is that a cook who works at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut on the main Island of Tortola, has been arrested by Police in a sting operation.

December 14th, 2018
Dominican sentenced for cocaine conspiracy in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - Reynaldo Lerburds, 41, of the Dominican Republic, was sentenced today, December 14, 2018, in United States Virgin Islands (USVI) District Court before District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez for cocaine conspiracy, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert has announced.

December 13th, 2018
Man shot to death in St. Thomas, USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - A man was shot several times in the roadway of Lilliendahl & Marienhoj in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), on the morning of Wednesday, December 12, 2018, leaving him lifeless behind the wheel of his vehicle.

December 9th, 2018
Man shot dead in USVI store parking lot

VI CONSORTIUM

CHRISTIANSTED, St. Croix - The United States Virgin Islands Police Department (USVIPD), has designated a fatal shooting—that occurred late morning, Saturday, December 8, 2018—in the parking lot of the Gallows Bay Hardware Store, as a targeted assassination-style murder.

December 7th, 2018
Two charged in Panama Paper Scandal used VI in scheme

NEW YORK, United States – Two of four people charged in an indictment–connected to the Panama Paper scandal– this week in the United States, was found to have used the British Virgin Islands in their scheme.

December 6th, 2018
10 years for Tortolain Ashley Warner in USVI cocaine case

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Ashley Warner, 54, of Tortola, was sentenced today, December 6, 2018, 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.

December 4th, 2018
Ex Gov’t worker guilty of raping teenage daughter

SEA COW'S BAY, Tortola, VI - A Kittitian living in the Virgin Islands (VI) for a number of years and worked for Government, was last week found guilty of raping his then 15 year-old daughter.

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