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January 31st, 2016
‘Gunshots’ ring out in Road Town

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reports reaching Virgin Islands News Online state that what sounded like several gunshots were heard in Road Town, on the main island of Tortola, last evening January 30, 2016.

December 2nd, 2015
Motor scooter rider hospitalised following accident @ Wickham's Cay II

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI – A motor scooter rider who was knocked off his motorcycle Monday night, November 30, 2015, was still recovering at Peebles Hospital in stable condition up to yesterday evening, December 1, 2015.

November 14th, 2015
Gunshots ring out in Baughers Bay

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Reports of shots being fired in Baughers Bay are rife this morning November 14, 2015.

October 29th, 2015
No new CoP until January 2016!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While there have been no one yet named to take the position of Commissioner of Police (CoP) of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) since the news of UK national Robin Smith turning down the position for alleged personal and professional reasons, the application process is still open.

October 26th, 2015
Shots fired following lovers' row at night club

FREE BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - What was initially a toilet row at a popular night club in Free Bottom turned out to be a neighbourhood scare as the situation escalated on the frontage of the club with several gun shots being fired in the wee hours of Saturday October 24, 2015.

October 23rd, 2015
No injuries in 3-vehicle accident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The only thing probably hurting for the drivers involved in a three-vehicle accident on the James Walter Francis Dual Carriageway on October 22, 2015 may be their pockets as no one was injured in the collision.

September 18th, 2015
'Double standards' claims over gun find @ Travis Gumbs home

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On September 10, 2015 at 2: 40 am, police arrested and charged Travis Gumbs, 23, of Duff’s Bottom for allegedly carrying an unlicensed firearm, two counts of unlawful possession of ammunition, unlawful possession of a control drug and unlawful possession of a control drug with intent to supply.

August 18th, 2015
UPDATE: ‘No arrests yet in Road Town hit & run’ – Diane Drayton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Public Relations Officer of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Diane Drayton has confirmed that no arrests have yet been made in the hit and run accident that left one person hospitalised on Saturday August 15, 2015.

June 26th, 2015
2 in custody following Parham Town ganja plants bust

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Public Relations Officer of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Diane Drayton today June 26, 2015 confirmed that two people are in custody following a discovery of marijuana plants at a home in Parham Town.

June 26th, 2015
High speed police chase ends in WE

WEST END, Tortola, VI - All eyes and attention were turned to what appeared to have been a high speed police chase that ended in West End shortly after 10:00am today, June 25, 2015.

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