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February 19th, 2020
Ashan R. Westcott charged with murder of Nickera Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Four years after the murder of 22-year-old Nickera Smith, whose decomposed body was discovered at Hawkes Nest in March 2016, someone has been charged for the gruesome crime.

January 27th, 2020
Ex USVI police officer arrested for assaulting former lover

VI CONSORTIUM

CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI— Police in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Thursday, January 23, 2020 arrested Yahya K. Daniel of Estate St John — a former [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officer who currently works at the Department of Justice — charging him with simple assault and battery for assaulting a woman that he had an intimate relationship with.

January 23rd, 2020
Motorcyclists, including a 17-year-old, among latest arrests by police

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- At least two motorcyclists were recently arrested and charged by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) for various offences as police clamp down on motorcyclists breaching the law.

November 28th, 2019
DR man captured @ STT airport after evading authorities in New York

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- A man from the Dominican Republic who was living in New York was arrested at the Cyril E. King Airport in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 after he was flagged as being a wanted man in the state of New York, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Toby Derima has announced.

October 17th, 2019
UPDATE: USVI mother & boyfriend charged for murder of 4-yr-old

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Delicia Daniel, 29, and her boyfriend, Kyle Christopher, 22, were both charged with first-degree murder and other charges during their advisement hearing on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 in connection with the death of 4-year-old Aaron Benjamin, Jr., who was found dead in his mother’s Lorraine Village housing community apartment on Friday, according to [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte.

September 25th, 2019
Man wanted in US for burglary arrested in USVI for shoplifting

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A man wanted in Florida on several burglary charges was detained on Saturday, September 21, 2019 by security employees at the Petrus Plaza after he was seen on the establishment’s security cameras shoplifting, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer in the St Thomas-St John District, Karl Caesar, has announced.

September 13th, 2019
‘It’s weed officer’- Greenland man allegedly told police

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A man from Greenland, on the eastern end of Tortola, was fined $400.00 after he pleaded guilty before the Magistrate’s Court on September 12, 2019 for having a small quantity of marijuana in his possession.

September 5th, 2019
Elderly man mauled by pit bulls in own yard in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— A man in his eighties was “losing a lot of blood” and clinging to life on Wednesday night, September 4, 2019 after being viciously attacked by five pit bull dogs that rushed him in his own yard in St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI).

July 15th, 2019
USVI senator to return donation from Co. of accused child molester

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- US Virgin Islands (USVI) Senator Alicia V. Barnes said on Monday, July 15, 2019 she would return $1,000 donated to her campaign in 2018 by a company that accused child molester Jeffery E. Epstein owns.

May 1st, 2019
Attorney in Vanterpool vs Speaker court battle arrested

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago- Just a day before a final ruling is expected to be made in the High Court of the Virgin Islands regarding the legal battle between Speaker of the Virgin Islands House of Assembly Honourable Julian Willock and Fourth District Representative-Elect Mr Mark H. Vanterpool, one of the attorneys in the case has been arrested.

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