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Crime

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.

July 19th, 2018
Young Businessman shot at bar

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reports reaching our news desk is that sometime yesterday evening, Wednesday July 18, 2018, a young businessman whose father owns heavy equipment from Road Town, has been shot.

July 13th, 2018
Illegal Dominican Native pleads guilty to possession of firearm in STT

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, VI- Lester Gabriel Charles, 35, pleaded guilty before District Judge Curtis V. Gomez to possession of a firearm by an illegal alien, United States Attorney Gretchen Shappert announced. Charles sentencing is scheduled for November 15, 2018.

July 12th, 2018
Police reports 8% reduction in crime

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In 2017, the Virgin Islands (VI) saw an eight per cent reduction in crime. This is according to information from Commissioner of Police (CoP), Mr Michael B. Matthews, when he appeared before the House of Assembly’s (HoA) Standing Finance Committee, earlier this year.

July 11th, 2018
Rudy Vanterpool is man shot on VG; Still @ Peebles Hospital

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Police have confirmed that the man shot yesterday, July 10, 2018 around 5:30 PM on Virgin Gorda is Rudy Vanterpool. He remains a patient at Peebles Hospital and is said to be in stable condition.

July 9th, 2018
UK has a financial ‘choke-hold’ on Government- Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The United Kingdom (UK) has a financial ‘choke-hold’ on the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government.

July 9th, 2018
Inmate Mickhail Howe stabbed at HMP

BALSUM GHUT, Tortola, VI - An inmate of Her Majesty’s Prison has reportedly been stabbed. Reports reaching our news desk suggest that this morning, Monday, July 9, 2018, around 07:35 hours, inmate Mickhail Howe was stabbed by another prisoner at the Prison at Balsum Ghut, Tortola.

June 28th, 2018
14 year-old among five busted with 'ganja' in 72 hours

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Five persons including a 14 year-old boy, from Hodges Creek, was recently charged with the unlawful possession of cannabis sativa (ganja/marijuana) in a 72 hour period, between June 20 and 22, 2018 last.

June 27th, 2018
Man arrested with $100,000 cash & undocumented passengers

WEST END, Tortola, VI - Police and Customs Authorities have reportedly detained a young Virgin Islander, who is alleged to have landed—via a go fast boat—on the western side of Tortola on Monday, June 25, 2018, with $100,000 cash, and two undocumented passengers.

June 25th, 2018
Riteway asks RVIPF for rental; Top Cop says no funds in 2018 budget

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI - There is nothing in the proposed budget this year for rental for Police Headquarters, and the owners Riteway Supermarket at Pasea Estate have indicated that they are going to start charging for the space that is occupied by Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).



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