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Crime

July 12th, 2019
Chambers gets 10 years for firearm possession & attempted murder

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Jamaican native with Virgin Islands Belonger status Nickail Chambers was today, July 12, 2019 sentenced in the High Court to spend 10 years in prison for possession of a firearm and attempted murder.

July 10th, 2019
17-yr-old male charged; Allegedly had sex with girl under 13

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A 17-year-old male is currently before the courts for allegedly engaging in sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 13.

July 10th, 2019
HMP inmate Tifern B. Henley accuses DPP of violating constitutional rights

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An inmate of Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut, Tortola, has accused the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and Magistrate Court of violating his constitutional rights. He has also declared he has no faith, belief or trust in the legal system of the Virgin Islands as a result.

July 5th, 2019
23-year-old man shot dead in STT

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A man was shot dead in the wee hours of Thursday morning, July 4, 2019 in Subbase, St Thomas, according to [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte.

July 4th, 2019
Vincy man who led cops to his ganja farm ordered deported

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A native of St Vincent and the Grenadines who led police to his Marijuana farm on Tortola back in June 2017 has been ordered deported.

July 1st, 2019
21 homicides so far in USVI for 2019

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) during its budget hearing on Thursday, June 27, 2019 provided detailed information relative to crime statistics for 2019.

June 26th, 2019
Guyanese ‘model’ who faked HIV results to spend 9 months in jail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A Guyanese woman who had hired a man to obtain an HIV test in her name after arriving in the Virgin Islands in April 2019 has been sentenced to nine (9) months in jail.

June 24th, 2019
3 injured during shootout near popular St Croix beach

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— Three men were on Sunday afternoon, June 23, 2019, injured during a shootout across the street from Rainbow Beach in Frederiksted, St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI), the popular tourist destination that is always dense with beachgoers both local and foreign on Sundays.

June 22nd, 2019
‘Sometimes I let people go with a warning’ – Super Cop

BAUGHERS Bay, Tortola, VI – Admitting that he has heard several cases of complaints against him regarding police harassment in the Virgin Islands (VI), Office Glen Callwood aka ‘Super Cop,’ has lashed backed at complainants noting that often, persons are not even aware that they are breaking the laws.

June 22nd, 2019
3rd Cohort of police recruits passes with ‘flying colours’

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- “It feels great, after all the hard work, as you heard, the drilling in the rain, the late nights, the excessive late nights, the endless, endless hours of studying,” a proud Royce D. David, 24, of East End, told Virgin Islands News Online.

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