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Crime

March 7th, 2018
Selvin Chinnery sentenced to 8 years in prison

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Senior Magistrate Tamia N. Richards today, Wednesday, March 7, 2018 sentenced Selvin Chinnery, 47, to 5 years in relation to unlawful possession of firearm and possession of 3 rounds of ammunition.

March 6th, 2018
Alleged murder trio Bernard, Harrigan & Rodriquez remanded

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Vernon Bernard, 26, a Dominica national, local resident Rafael Harrigan, 27, and Maybelline Rodriquez, 21, made their first appearances today, Tuesday, March 6, 2018 before Senior Magistrate Tamia N. Richards after being charged in relation to the murder of Trumayne J. Daway.

March 5th, 2018
‘Some officers have big mouths & will not keep things confidential’ – CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “I’m well aware that I’ve had and still have a minority of officers who have got big mouths and they will not keep things confidential.”

March 4th, 2018
Vernon Bernard & Rafael Harrigan now charged with Rodriquez in Daway’s murder

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Our newsroom can confirm that three persons are now officially charged by police in relation to the murder of Trumayne J. Daway.

March 4th, 2018
UPDATE: 2 males arrested also for Trumayne J. Daway’s murder

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Hours after police arrested and charged a young female, Maybelline Rodriquez, 21, with the death of Trumayne J. Daway, they have also held two males as part of the alleged murder plot.

March 3rd, 2018
Female, 21, arrested for alleged murder of Trumayne J. Daway

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Police have made an arrest as investigations continue into the murder of 26 year old Trumayne J. Daway aka 'Passion'.

March 2nd, 2018
Gunshots reportedly heard in Road Town & East End last night

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reports reaching our newsroom last night March 1, 2018 indicate that between 9:30 P.M. and 10:00 P.M. numerous rapid gunfire erupted around Road Town, the capital city; however, there have been no reports of injuries.

March 1st, 2018
'Things would be different if tourist or white person is shot'- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline, former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) and social commentator commends Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert and Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), Premier and Minister of Finance, for having a joint press conference to address security and crime, he believes that they need to be aware that there is a sense of fear and security should be made an immediate priority.

March 1st, 2018
Man reportedly stabbed during fight in ‘The Ghetto’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A man was reportedly stabbed during a fight in the area known as ‘The Ghetto’ in Road Town, Tortola on February 28, 2018, according to reports reaching our newsroom.

February 28th, 2018
Zero Police CCTV cameras working; Are we serious about fighting crime?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As gun crime continues to skyrocket over the past two years in the tiny British Overseas Territory of the Virgin Islands (VI) with less than 30 thousand people, some hard questions are being asked.



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