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December 2nd, 2016
Premier Smith's $92G Cadillac repaired after accident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was over four months ago, on July 31, 2016 that the state-owned $92,500 Cadillac Escalade purchased after the 2015 snap election for Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) was involved in an accident.

November 17th, 2016
2 young men shot in STT housing community

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — An 18-year-old and 21-year-old were shot on Wednesday night, November 16, 2016 at the Oswald Harris Court Housing Community on St Thomas, US Virgin islands (USVI), sending the younger man into surgery, while the 21-year-old was still being treated.

August 1st, 2016
Was there retaliation for Devern ‘Snoopy’ Stanley’s murder?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was this news site that first and accurately confirmed that the body of a man found on July 28, 2016 on the northern side of Tortola, in an area known as Rogues Bay, was that of Devern Stanley aka ‘Snoopy’.

June 25th, 2016
Gunshots rock Tortola; 2 incidents in less than 2 hours

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Popular businessman and basketball coach, Terry D. Smith was reported to have been shot at while in his sanitation truck this evening June 25, 2016. It remains unclear if the gunmen were attempting to kill Mr Smith, as information is sketchy and police are still investigating.

March 15th, 2016
AK-47 used in St Croix, USVI shootout

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GOOD HOPE, St Croix, USVI — It was just after 8:00 pm on Monday night, March 14, 2016 when contact lines of The Consortium started buzzing with messages of incessant gunshots coming from within Good Hope Condos, a gated community located across the former Good Hope School and just off the Melvin Evans Highway in Frederiksted, St Croix, US Virgin Islands.

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 29th, 2015
UPDATE: Police confirm ‘loud explosions' in Purcell last night Dec 28, 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) today December 29, 2015 confirmed the occurrence of loud explosions resembling gunshots in the Purcell Estate area late last night December 28, 2015.

December 11th, 2015
St Croix teenager steals gun, shoots @ car & home

VI CONSORTIUM

SPRAT HALL, St Croix, USVI — A 17-year-old man was arrested on Thursday December 10, 2015 for shooting at a home and car of someone he says owes him money, using a .22 caliber rifle that he stole, VIPD Public Information Officer Kevin Jackson announced late Thursday.

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.

January 9th, 2012
Police investigating gunshots in ‘ghetto”

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The peaceful atmosphere in the Crabbe Lot area also known as the “ghetto” was shattered early yesterday afternoon Sunday, January 8, 2012 with the popping of gunshots that went on for about two minutes, according to residents in the community.

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