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February 13th, 2019
USVI man gets 6 months for smuggling immigrants from Tortola

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI — Brice Todman, 36, of St. John, United States Virgin Islands (USVI) was sentenced today, February 13, 2019, in District Court before District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on a charge of bringing illegal immigrants into the United States, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

February 12th, 2019
US Tourist found dead on JvD; Police investigates

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI - Around 9:00 AM this morning, Tuesday, February 12, 2019, an American male age 47, was found unresponsive in a Villa on White Bay, Jost van Dyke.

February 11th, 2019
Man 19, accused of raping 10-year-old minor

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - Police on Friday, February 9, 2019, arrested a 19-year-old man who was accused of raping a 10-year-old minor, USVIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte has announced.

February 7th, 2019
Police free 3 held for murder suspicion, no charges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Our news centre was informed that the three males picked up on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, in a police raid on suspicion of alleged involvement in the Huntums Ghut murder a few days ago, have been freed by police today, Thursday, February 7, 2019.

February 7th, 2019
USVI boxer John A. Jackson arrested on rape charge

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMILE, St. Thomas, USVI — John A. Jackson, a United States Virgin Islands (USVI) boxer and son of boxing legend Julian Jackson aka ‘The Hawk’, was arrested on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, and charged with second-degree aggravated rape.

February 6th, 2019
Police conducted early morning raid; 3 arrested on murder suspicion

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While reports are still unfolding, members of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) conducted a raid this morning, Wednesday, February 6, 2019, on Tortola.

February 5th, 2019
‘Lights at refurb B/Ball court averted more deaths’ - Rymer on HG shooting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While many have been critical about the refurbishing of the Huntums Ghut Basketball Court facilitated by Virgin Islands Party's (VIP) Fifth District Candidate, Mr Kye M. Rymer, many are convinced that had the area not been lit due to the recent works, more persons might have been killed during the horrific shooting on the evening of Sunday, February 13, 2019, in the area.

February 4th, 2019
ESHS on lockdown; Unknown persons after students

PASEA ESTATE, Road Town, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our news centre from teachers and students, is that the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) in Pasea Estate is on security lockdown.

February 4th, 2019
UPDATE: Man dead, Teen hospitalised in Huntums Ghut shooting

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI - After checking with multiple sources, our news centre can now confirm that a Dominican native—between 30 and 40 years of age—Erran Charles of Horse Path is the man who was shot and died this evening Sunday, February 3, 2019, in Huntums Ghut on Tortola.

January 30th, 2019
Three plead guilty to cocaine distribution in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, that on Friday, January 18, Robert Klyvert, 47, of St. Croix, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon, Jr., to distribution of crack cocaine.

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