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Crime

May 3rd, 2018
Taxi driver Eugene I. Harrigan claims police misinformed media

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was about a month ago that the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) issued a press release about an incident in which a taxi driver was robbed of cash and stabbed by assailants on April 7, 2018.

May 3rd, 2018
Police state? RVIPF conducts stop & search during rush hour

SLANEY, Tortola, VI- Many residents have called for more police officers on frequent patrols as another option to reducing crime in the Territory of less than 30,000 residents.

April 30th, 2018
Unsecured vehicles & boats being targeted by thieves- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is receiving a number of reports of items being stolen from vehicles and vessels that are in need of repairs and are urging owners to secure items that may be prone to theft.

April 26th, 2018
Prominent VI lawyer’s son gets 10 years in jail for rape

MANHATTAN, New York, USA- 23-year-old George Fay, whose father is a well-known figure in the judicial system in the Virgin Islands, was sentenced on Tuesday April 17, 2018 to 10 years in prison for raping a sleeping woman in an Upper East Side, New York apartment.

April 24th, 2018
Commercial burglaries on the rise- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Officers of the Criminal Investigation Department are actively investigating a number of commercial burglaries in Road Town and Wickham’s Cay II area and are asking the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals responsible.

April 24th, 2018
I-SMART burglarised

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Electronics store I-Smart, now located in the building that formerly housed Varieties Apparel in Road Town, fell victim to burglary on Saturday April 21, 2018.

April 20th, 2018
Armed robbery in Virgin Gorda; target company payroll

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Word reaching our newsroom from the sister island of Virgin Gorda is that sometime around 2:45 P.M. today Friday, April 20, 2018, a lone gunman reportedly attempted to rob a construction company of its Friday payroll cash.

April 5th, 2018
Why did police kill Santo Y. Hernandez? Public needs to know!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Civil Society, the media and the family of the late Santo Yamarco Hernandez are starting to question the circumstances surrounding the Government shooting and killing of the escaped prisoner in the hills of Butu Mountain on Tortola.

March 29th, 2018
Preventing the destruction of our country

Alred C. Frett

Government to enforce Insurance Obligations but what about the others?

For more than half a year we have argued that Government should ensure Insurance Companies meet their obligations to Clients and we are finally hearing of steps being taken in that direction… That would be good but it still leaves the Price Gouging and Unfair Practices that have been perpetrated by Landlords and Suppliers on Hurricane Victims or just about every VI Resident.

March 28th, 2018
47-year-old man in USVI admits to raping 14-year-old girl

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) man was arrested after allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl in February 2018, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.



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