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September 7th, 2018
Missing man found shot dead in apartment

VI CONSORTIUM

GROVE PLACE, St Croix, USVI — A man who went missing several days ago was found dead in his Mutual Homes apartment on Thursday morning (September 6, 2018), after a concerned resident filed a report at the VIPD’s Francis Command Police Station, relative to a missing person, VIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced Thursday.

September 7th, 2018
Police busts dangerous gang: Arrest five with guns, fake plates

Kaieteur News

GROVE EBD, Guyana, SA - Police have dismantled a gang that is believed to be linked to a recent multimillion dollar heist, after intercepting a car with five men yesterday at Samatta Point Grove, East Bank Demerara.

September 6th, 2018
Remaining 10 Prisoners return to Tortola from St Lucia, September 6, 2018

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI - Sometime after 3:00 PM today, Thursday, September 6, 2018, the remaining 10 prisoners who were sent to St Lucia almost a year ago—after Hurricanes Irma and Maria destroyed Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut—were returned to Tortola.

September 6th, 2018
One year on, Police infrastructure still needs urgent attention—Top Cop

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) today, September 6, 2018, observes the one-year anniversary of the passing of Hurricane Irma which devastated the Territory and much of its infrastructure.

September 2nd, 2018
Man found dead in East End house

EAST END, Tortola, VI – A man was today, September 2, 2018, found dead in his Fat Hogs Bay, East End, home.

September 1st, 2018
Woman arrested after ‘brawl’ lands one in hospital

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDRIKSTED, St Croix, USVI - A woman was arrested and charged with third-degree assault and possession of a dangerous weapon during the commission of a crime, after allegedly joining with another suspect to beat a woman, which led to the victim’s hospitalisation for a laceration in her upper body, VIPD Public Information Officer Glen, Dratte, has announced.

August 31st, 2018
Duncan Vindicated? Speedy arrest in Jerry’s murder result of more RVIPF resources

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Governor, John S. Duncan's decision, to take money from the coffers to allocate to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is being seen as vindicated, with Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), conceding that it was the additional resources that led to the quick breakthrough in the recent murder of 25-year-old, Jerry Castro-Felix.

August 30th, 2018
Woman dies after allegedly being struck in head by boyfriend

VI CONSORTIUM

LERKENLUND , St Thomas, USVI — Police on Wednesday (August 29, 2018) arrested a man and charged him with first-degree murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, and using a dangerous weapon during the commission of a crime, after investigators determined that the man had struck and killed his girlfriend several days earlier, VIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte has announced.

August 30th, 2018
Dear Masked Murderer

By Walter D. Barrett

Dear Masked Murderer, I write to you today because I am tired of the killing. I write to you because I've prayed and I've fasted and I've cried and I've talked and I've ignored long enough.

August 27th, 2018
Man shot dead in St Thomas

VI CONSORTIUM

PETERBORG, St Thomas, USVI — A man was found lifeless in Peterborg, St Thomas, United States Virgin Islands (USVI), on Sunday night, August 26, 2018, after being shot, VIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte has announced.

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