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Crime

April 9th, 2019
UPDATE: Sr Gov’t Officer Robert Swain charged for bribery

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has formally charged Robert Swain Sr., 56, of Sand Box Road for bribery by a public official.

April 8th, 2019
UPDATE: Boxer Julan Brown located in Jamaica

ST ANDREW, Jamaica – Information coming out of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) have indicated that boxer, Julan Brown aka ‘Iron Fist’—who was reported missing since yesterday, April 7, 2019—has been located late this afternoon and is said to be in good health.

April 8th, 2019
Filipino critical after Fat Hogs Bay Accident

EAST END, Tortola, VI – A man is listed as critical and is currently being housed at the Peebles Hospital after a freak accident late last evening at around 11:00pm, Sunday, April 7, 2019, in the Fat Hogs Bay area on the Eastern End of Tortola.

April 7th, 2019
RVIPF wants 15 new recruits for 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is seeking 15 young, indigenous men and women to join its ranks in 2019.

April 3rd, 2019
USVI woman shot to death; Police investigating incident

VI CONSORTIUM

LA VALLEE, St. Croix, USVI - A 22-year-old woman was found shot to death in a residence in La Vallee in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, USVIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.

March 31st, 2019
Scammers cloning mobile numbers to steal money – USVIPD

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - The United States Virgin Islands Police Department (USVIPD) says a new scam affecting the territory’s economy, sees scammers cloning the cellphone numbers of residents by using a scanner that allows them to capture the serial number of a mobile phone and through it, the phone holder’s identity.

March 30th, 2019
Shooting in Watergut USVI leaves one wounded

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI — A United States Virgin Islands (USVI) man was shot in the ankle in the wee hours of Friday morning, March 29, 2019, while in the Watergut area, USVIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.

March 27th, 2019
Obstructing Police lands teen in court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Refusing to give his name and address, along with a litany of indecent language, ended up landing Huntum's Ghut, resident Delani Chapman, 19, in Court.

March 26th, 2019
Police still hunting TIP suspect

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Force (RVIPF), says it is still searching for the captain of a small vessel who was able to evade the US Border Patrol and local police, after his vessel crash landed in the Sea Cow’s Bay area on Sunday March 24, 2019.

March 25th, 2019
RVIPF ranks to be outfitted with ‘body cameras’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Ranks of the Royal Virgin Islands Force (RVIPF), will soon be using body-worn closed circuit cameras for front-line officers.

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