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December 18th, 2016
STT man sentenced to 6 months for assaulting police officer

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A judge sentenced Kiplin Chalwell to six months in prison for attacking and assaulting two men – one of them a police officer – about five months ago, the [US] Virgin Islands Department of Justice announced Friday, December 16, 2016.

December 9th, 2016
St John man sentenced to 25 years for stabbing woman to death

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Superior Court Judge Denise Francois sentenced Adisa Bertrand to 25 years in prison, with credit for time served, for the murder of Shantee Sievenwright, the [US]VI Department of Justice announced late Friday, December 9, 2016.

October 4th, 2016
Oliver J. Lewis given 3 1/2 years imprisonment for molesting 13-yr-old boy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI: Oliver J. Lewis, a Guyanese native and a security technical specialist who was found guilty in December 2015 of six counts of gross indecency with a 13-year-old boy, has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison.

September 25th, 2016
Kareem A. Durante aka Blocker gets 7 years prison sentence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Less than a month after he was shot while at a social event on Beef Island, Kareem A. Durante aka Blocker was remanded to prison for firearm and ammunition possession charges and is now imprisoned at her Majesty's Prison in Balsam Ghut after being found guilty.

September 19th, 2016
No criminal record for Fire Officer Avery Malone!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Senior Magistrate Tamia N. Richards felt convicted not to have the criminal matter of fire officer Avery Malone recorded against his name, a decision she made on Friday September 16, 2016 as she passed judgement on the 28-year-old.

September 13th, 2016
USVI man who raped 13-year-old boy sentenced to 13 years in jail

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A man who raped a 13-year-old child a little more than a year ago has been sentenced to 13 years behind bars, the [US] Virgin islands Department of Justice announced on September 12, 2016.

July 14th, 2016
USVI felon found with firearm sentenced to 50 months in prison

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Chief District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on Tuesday July 12, 2016 sentenced Misael Melendez, aka ‘Salao’, 50, to 50 months’ imprisonment and three years of supervised release for being a felon in possession of a firearm, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

February 27th, 2016
USVI man gets 27 months in prison for FB death threat

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Chief District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis sentenced on Thursday Kamoui Francis, 25, to 27 months in federal prison for transmission of threat to injure, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

July 24th, 2015
60-year-old man tries to break into home to have sex with woman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A 60 year old ‘hot blooded’ man was given 20 months to cool off after he admitted to trying to get into a woman's house, not to steal anything but to have sex with her.

July 24th, 2015
Claudius Bailey jailed for 24 months for beating woman with bat

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Claudius Bailey, a ‎St. Vincent National residing in the Virgin Islands, was yesterday July 23, 2015 sentenced to a term of 24 months imprisonment for common assault for allegedly beating his girlfriend over the head with a cricket bat.



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