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Crime

January 23rd, 2019
US Citizen pleads guilty to ganja possession in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two men, including a citizen of the United States of America, were this past week arraigned in the Virgin Islands (VI) for Unlawful Possession of Cannabis.

January 21st, 2019
Gov Bryan, USVIPD to address surging crime situation

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Governor Albert Bryan Jr will join Acting Police Commissioner, Jason Marsh on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, to address the surging violent crimes situation in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), Government House announced today, Monday, January 21, 2019.

January 19th, 2019
Bartender shot to death in USVI bar

VI CONSORTIUM

CHRISTIANSTED, St. Croix, USVI - A female bartender was shot to death in a downtown Christiansted, USVI bar on the night of Thursday, January 17, 2019, USVIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte confirmed.

January 18th, 2019
Police hunting prison escapee Khori T. Prince

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is seeking the public's assistance in locating Khori Tahj Prince, 19, who escaped from Police custody this afternoon, January 18, 2019.

January 16th, 2019
Three injured in St. Thomas USVI shooting

VI CONSORTIUM

EMERALD HILL, St. Thomas, USVI - Three men were injured in the wee hours of Monday, January 7, 2019, during a shooting in St. Thomas, USVIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte has announced.

January 12th, 2019
Free Bottom man faces burglary charges

JOHN’S HOLE, Tortola, VI - Brad Smart, of Free Bottom, Tortola, has been arrested and charged for Burglary and will appear at the Magistrate’s Court at John’s Hole next month, February 22, 2019, having been granted bail by the Police.

January 9th, 2019
Senior Investigator assigned to Walwyn ESHS wall case – CoP Matthews

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI - Commissioner of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), Mr Michael B. Matthews has revealed that the police force is currently scoping out the facts and conclusion of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) wall report by Auditor General (AG) Ms Sonia M. Webster.

January 6th, 2019
Jewellery store owner killed in ambush robbery

VI CONSORTIUM

CHRISTIANSTED, St. Croix, USVI - The owner of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) jewellery store, Panache Jewellers was shot to death near the entrance of Mount Welcome on Saturday, January 5, 2019, according to USVIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte.

January 4th, 2019
Tourist dies on Jost van Dyke; delay in getting First Responders

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI - Sometime close to 4:00 pm this afternoon, Friday, January 4, 2019, a male tourist, said to be in his mid 40s, passed away while hiking at Hatchet Road on Jost van Dyke.

January 3rd, 2019
RVIPF working to address police brutality, abuse - Supt. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Superintendent of Police at the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), Ms Jacqueline E. Vanterpool—following a six-week secondment to the United Kingdom (UK) where she was exposed to leading and managing operations—is calling for more public partnerships in addressing local issues of police brutality and abuse.

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