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May 3rd, 2019
UPDATE: Tyrone George recaptured

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- Our senior sources at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut have indicated that Mr Tyrone George has been recaptured.

March 19th, 2019
Teen charged with four counts of burglary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Officers of the Criminal Investigations Department have charged Rockey Haripershad, 18, with burglarizing three businesses and attempted to burgle a fourth within close proximity to his place of residence in Purcell Estate.

June 14th, 2018
USVI man pleads guilty to Alvaro de Lugo Post Office burglary

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Allen Springette, 45, of St Thomas, pleaded guilty today June 14. 2018, in District Court before District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez, to burglary of the Alvaro de Lugo Post Office, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced. Sentencing is set for October 18, 2018.

April 24th, 2018
I-SMART burglarised

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Electronics store I-Smart, now located in the building that formerly housed Varieties Apparel in Road Town, fell victim to burglary on Saturday April 21, 2018.

February 13th, 2018
Burglars caught on camera!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – At least two burglars were recently caught on camera while committing a criminal act in Pasea Estate, on the main island of Tortola.

July 6th, 2017
USVI man gets 8 mths for burglarising post office

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez today, July 6, 2017 sentenced Selmo Watts, 34, of St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) to eight months in prison and three years of supervised release for burglarising a post office, Acting United States Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced.

June 3rd, 2017
Man accused of burglary escapes custody

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A man accused of burglary made a run for it while in police custody, yesterday afternoon June 2, 2017.

April 15th, 2017
Man, on hunt for alcohol, burglarises 2 USVI restaurants

VI CONSORTIUM

CRUZ BAY, St John, USVI — [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers on Thursday April 13, 2017 arrested a man who allegedly broke into two St John, US Virgin Islands (USVI) restaurants in the span of one week, stealing alcohol and other items from the facilities, VIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced Friday April 14, 2017.

December 30th, 2016
7 juveniles charged with burglarising primary school

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police have charged seven juveniles, including two females, after they admitted to illegally entering the Francis Lettsome Primary School in Greenland at least three times over the holiday weekend, and engaging in widespread property damage.

December 23rd, 2016
Violent & sex crimes sky-rocket in VI- 2015 RVIPF Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Despite reporting that there was a general reduction in crimes in the Virgin Islands, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) was concerned with the staggering 44% increase in violent crimes reported in 2015.

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