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Crime

October 27th, 2017
UPDATE: 'Gasoline thrower' arrested

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI - The man who allegedly threw what was suspected to be gasoline at staff of BVI Communications and attempted to pour substance on the building at Purcell Estate, Tortola on October 23, 2017 was arrested by police.

October 26th, 2017
Dangerous garbage fire breaks out in Paraquita Bay

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - A fire broke out at a garbage dump site at Paraquita Bay, Tortola today, October 26, 2017 and threatened to rage out of control.

October 21st, 2017
Man shot in Baughers Bay

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Reports reaching our newsroom indicate that a male turned up at Peebles Hospital last night, Friday October 20, 2017 with non life threatening injuries as a result of being shot.

October 21st, 2017
Jack & Jill Looter

Dickson Igwe

Hurricane Irma of September 6, 2017 was a monster Hurricane. The storm was also a massive tornado that devastated all and sundry in its diabolical path. Irma was a tropical cyclone that registered as an earthquake on seismic measurements. It left tragedy and devastation in its wake. Irma was the strongest hurricane to have visited the Caribbean in recorded history. Its impact on the Virgin Islands spelled the worst disaster to visit the Virgin Islands since the 1800s. Irma was the Virgin Islan

October 18th, 2017
Accepting prisoners from VI was ‘foolishness’- St Lucia MP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was on September 28, 2017 that this news site accurately reported that 21 of the Territory’s most dangerous prisoners were being transferred to a prison in St Lucia, following damages to HM Prison in Balsam Ghut by Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017.

October 11th, 2017
No personal or individual curfew passes to be issued

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is now issuing curfew passes to essential services and departments under the Curfew Act 2017 passed on October 5, 2017.

October 5th, 2017
3 JVD men held with illegal drugs in SCB

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Three Jost Van Dyke males were charged with drug offences yesterday, October 4, 2017, following a police operation in the Sea Cows Bay area the previous night.

October 5th, 2017
Vessel seized on way to Dominican Republic with electronic items

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the Customs Department and other law enforcement authorities are tight-lipped, it is our newsroom's understanding that a few weeks ago a barge leaving Tortola to the Dominican Republic (DR) with electronic items and other goods was siezed by Her Majesty's Customs.

October 3rd, 2017
Norbert Wheatley aka 'Fix it' missing; Ceasar murder probe continues

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Police are seeking public assistance into a missing person report originally publicised by the family of Norbert Wheatley known as 'Fix it'.

October 2nd, 2017
2 bodies found on Tortola yet to be identified

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two bodies found on Tortola following hurricanes Irma and Maria have yet to be positively identified, according to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

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