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February 24th, 2020
'Santo' fined $750 for beating up relative in VG bar

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Magistrate Ayanna O. Baptiste-DaBreo on Thursday, February 20 2020, fined a man from the Dominican Republic $750 for fighting with his relative and punching him in his left eye. The fined has to be paid by March 31, 2020 or the defendant will be incarcerated for 60 days at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP).

February 20th, 2020
Nickera Smith murder: Wescott was last to speak to victim before she left home- court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Telephone records indicate that Ashan R. Westcott was the last person to speak to the late Nickera Smith of Hope Hill, when she left her family home for the last time alive.

February 19th, 2020
Landlady allegedly claims to have power over police because she’s a ‘Skelton’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Through tears, Devye Nicholson, a St Vincent national, testified that her landlady fabricated a story on her and claimed to have power over the police because she was a Skelton and a relative of the former Minister for Health and Social Development, Mr Ronnie W. Skelton.

February 14th, 2020
Valentine's Day drama: Man was taking child mother to hotel before cat-fight occurred

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Shannon John, the man who was at the centre of a fight between Seanna Jack, his child's mother and another female on Valentine's Day in 2018, had Jack blushing in court when he revealed that the fight occurred shortly before they spent the night at a hotel on the internationally celebrated day for lovers.

February 7th, 2020
'My country has a lot of problems but send me back' – Venezuelan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Venezuelan native Rafael J. T Guerrero, who was caught entering the Virgin Islands via a speed boat at Trellis Bay, Beef Island on the night of Monday February 3, 2020 without the permission of immigration officials, told the Magistrate's Court that although his homeland is problematic at the moment, he longs to return to his family.

February 6th, 2020
5 youths in their 20s arrested & charged for drug possession

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some five young mean, all in their 20s, found themselves in trouble with the law, after allegedly found to be in possession of a controlled drug recently.

February 4th, 2020
4-day trial begins for trio allegedly found with firearm, ammo, drugs & $$

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The four-day-trial against Sea Cows Bay residents Gregory Alleyne Jr and Kervis Collis Rhymer, along with high court employee and girlfriend of Alleyne, Alisma Wheatley, has started at the Magistrate’s Court before Magistrate Christilyn Benjamin.

January 30th, 2020
Man fined $650 for 3 grams of weed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A man was on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, fined $650 at the Magistrate’s Court in John's Hole, Tortola, for having three grams of cannabis.

January 29th, 2020
VG woman charged for Assault & Criminal Trespassing

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A woman from Virgin Gorda has found herself in hot water after she allegedly committed Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm and Criminal Trespassing.

January 16th, 2020
Ceasar killers were looking for another man- Court hears

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In her first murder case since taking up the post of Acting Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Tiffany R. Scatliffe-Esprit revealed that murder accused, St Kitts national Andraes Norford, and three other men were searching for another individual on the ill-fated day of September 10, 2017, when Hispanic businessman Julio Pineda Ceasar was fatally shot at his residence in East End.


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