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Crime

December 4th, 2018
Ex Gov’t worker guilty of raping teenage daughter

SEA COW'S BAY, Tortola, VI - A Kittitian living in the Virgin Islands (VI) for a number of years and worked for Government, was last week found guilty of raping his then 15 year-old daughter.

December 3rd, 2018
4 Guyanese plead guilty to 3,769kg cocaine possession

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI - United States Attorney, Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today, December 3, 2018, that Mohamed Hoseain, age 70, and Richard La Cruz, age 51, both of Guyana, pleaded guilty on November 28, 2018, in federal court to possession of cocaine on board a vessel.

November 30th, 2018
6 shot, 2 dead in Frederiksted, USVI shootout

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St. Croix, USVI – A shootout on Thursday night, November 29, 2018, near the Lagoon Complex Housing Community, located in Frederiksted – close to the vegetable market near the former Fritz Lawaetz Legislative Building – left two men dead and four others injured.

November 29th, 2018
USVIPD investigating Frederiksted homicide

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St. Croix, USVI – The United States Virgin Islands Police Department’s (USVIPD) Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB), is investigating a homicide that occurred near the Marley Housing Community in Frederiksted, USVIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.

November 29th, 2018
RVIPF invests $150k in new K9 unit

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Riddick, Bosco, and Pattie are the three new four-legged K9 Officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

November 28th, 2018
RDA breaches rules to sideline locals from small contracts – Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI - ‘Honestly Speaking’ host, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline is questioning whether the $2M threshold, earmarked for local contractors under the Recovery and Development Agency’s (RDA) plans, is still in effect, and why contracts under that amount are being awarded to overseas-based companies.

November 25th, 2018
VG bound cocaine intercepted in T&T

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – A quantity of cocaine that was destined to land at North Sound, Virgin Gorda, in the Virgin Islands was this week intercepted by authorities in Trinidad and Tobago.

November 25th, 2018
Man shot dead in Bovoni, USVI

VI Consortium

ESTATE BOVONI, St Thomas, USVI - A man was shot to death in the wee hours of the morning on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Estate Bovoni in the US Virgin Islands (USVI), V.I.P.D. Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.

November 18th, 2018
Kalik S. Aaron Not Guilty in attempted murder of Dakeem Cheltenham

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was last week after a week-long trial that a nine member jury found local resident, Kalik S. Aaron, not guilty in the attempted murder of Dakeem Cheltenham, who was shot on the morning of October 29, 2016, outside Da Basement Club, located in UP’S Cineplex, in Road Town, Tortola.

November 14th, 2018
Mastermind behind cocaine trafficking gets 23 years in jail

VI CONSORTIUM

KNIGHT’S BAY, St. Croix, USVI — District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis, on November 13, 2018, sentenced Sergio Quinones-Davila, age 44, of Orlando, Florida, to 276 months (23 yrs) in prison for conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today Wednesday, November 14, 2018.

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