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January 29th, 2016
Alberto Rosa De La Rosa gets 10 years for manslaughter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Alberto Rosa De La Rosa aka Dj Pi Yo Yo was today January 29, 2016 sentenced to a term of 10 years for the death of Riky Bautista Familia on November 16, 2012 in Sea Cows Bay.

November 19th, 2015
USVI woman arrested for stabbing husband


ST THOMAS, USVI — An enraged woman struck her husband in the face and later stabbed him with a kitchen knife, VIPD Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced this afternoon, November 19, 2015.

October 13th, 2015
Alberto Rosa De La Rosa was hit in mouth with bottle – Witness testifies

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A key witness in the manslaughter trial of Alberto Rosa De La Rosa aka Pi Yoyo told the court that he saw the accused with lots of blood on his face and hands while holding on to a knife on the night of November 16, 2012 when Riky Bautista Familia aka Macoticea was dealt a fatal stab in the region of his chest.

October 7th, 2015
UPDATE: Witness alleges seeing Alberto Rosa De La Rosa‎ with a knife

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The trial of Alberto Rosa De La Rosa aka Pi Yoyo, who allegedly inflicted a fatal stab wound to the chest of Riky Bautista Familia aka Macoticea, got underway in the High Court yesterday October 6, 2015 with one of the witnesses testifying that he saw the accused with a knife in his possession on the night of November 16, 2012.

June 23rd, 2015
UPDATE: Irene Mars found guilty of wounding father of her child

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – (Post Time: 4:30pm) Irene Mars, who was charged for allegedly wounding the father of her child with a knife during an altercation in March 2014, was today June 23, 2015 found guilty of unlawful and malicious wounding in the High Court of the Virgin Islands.

February 18th, 2015
HMP inmate Wakima Lettsome charged for attempted murder

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI - ‎Wakima Lettsome, 33 years old and a prisoner at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP), Balsam Ghut, has been charged for attempted murder following his alleged stabbing of Rohan Fagen on Sunday February 15, 2015, an incident firstly and accurately broken by this news site.

February 17th, 2015
Irene Mars to face trial for stabbing ex-lover

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When Irene Mars, a 21 year old young woman appeared before High Court Judge Nicole Byers this morning February 17, 2015 she was informed that her trial will go forward come May 18, 2015.

February 17th, 2015
UPDATE: Stabbed Prison Officer out of hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Public Relations Department and sources close to the Prison Officer, Rohan Fagan, who was stabbed while on duty by a prison inmate at Her Majesty’s Prison, Balsam Ghut, Tortola, on Sunday February 15, 2015 has been discharged from hospital.

November 10th, 2014
UPDATE: Kenny Francis not guilty of charges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Approximately one hour after being guided by High Court Judge Darshan Ramdhani the jury in the case of Kenny Francis’ burglary and inflicting grievous bodily harm returned with not guilty verdicts today November 10, 2014.

May 28th, 2014
Francis to face October trial for Anegada Stabbing

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – USVI national, Kenny Francis is expected to face trial before the High Court during the October Assizes for attempted murder.


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