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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

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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

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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

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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.

March 27th, 2015
Kenyetta Boynes sentenced to 6 years, 7 months

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Kenyetta Boynes was this afternoon March 27, 2015 sentenced to a total of six years, seven months for gun, ammunition and narcotics charges when he appeared before the Magistrate’s Court.

March 16th, 2015
Cordel A. E. O’Neal sentenced to 7 years 10 months

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Cordel A. E. O'Neal, 29, was this afternoon March 16, 2015 sentenced to a total of 7 years 10 months for the charges of unlicenced firearm, possession of explosives and possession of a prohibited weapon.

February 2nd, 2015
Jevon 'Bugsy' Demming & Sherman Williams sentenced

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Justice is served, justice is served. That’s all we wanted to know...that justice is served,” were the words of a close relative of gunshot victim Mr Neil St. Rose moments after Justice Nicole Byer sentenced Jevon 'Bugsy' Demming and Sherman Williams to 15 and 7 years imprisonment today February 2, 2015.

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