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January 18th, 2016
Man jailed after guns & bulletproof vests found @ his STT, USVI home

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - A man living in Vester Gade, Savan, St Thomas, USVI, was arrested and charged with possession of unlicensed firearms after police found three guns and two bulletproof vests at his place of residence, US Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Kevin Jackson announced on January 16, 2016.

December 30th, 2015
Arrest Blotter for Dec 20-26, 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Here is the Arrest Blotter for the period December 20-26, 2015 as released by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

December 16th, 2015
Three men arrested, discharged in David James murder probe

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Officers from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force today executed three search warrants and arrested three men for questioning in relation to the murder of David James.

December 9th, 2015
RVIPF press forward in burglary arrests

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Officers of the RVIPF continue to make notable strides in their efforts to identify the culprits responsible for the upsurge in burglaries with an additional three men charged.

November 24th, 2015
Three arrested in USVI following reckless shooting & accident

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers arrested three men in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands on Sunday November 22, 2015 for unauthorised possession of firearm, after partygoers attending a nightclub event heard gunfire coming from a vehicle in the area, Sakeeda Freeman, the force’s media specialist announced on Monday November 23, 2015.

November 21st, 2015
Four arrested in USVI for fraudulent property gov't auction scheme

VI CONSORTIUM

CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI — Attorney General Claude Walker, flanked by Inspector General Steven van Beverhoudt and Deputy Attorney General Renee Gumbs Carty, announced the arrest of four St Thomas men he said created a scheme to fraudulently obtain property through government auctions dating back to 2012-2013.

September 29th, 2015
‘Community policing not being taken seriously’- Clyde W. Potter

EAST END, Tortola, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) recently reported a dramatic upsurge in burglaries and, according to constable Clyde W. Potter, this can be handled should there be more police patrols in the most at risk communities.

August 20th, 2015
Premier Smith offers 'no comment' on fmr USVI Gov. de Jongh Jr's arrest

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith yesterday August 19, 2015 acknowledged the working relationship he shared with the embattled former Governors of the US Virgin Islands, John P. de Jongh Jr and Dr Charles W. Turnbull, during his tenure in Government and Opposition at alternate occasions.

April 8th, 2015
2 youths arrested for attempted robbery

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Intelligence and diligent work by Virgin Gorda Police officers resulted in the apprehension of two suspects in an attempted robbery.

October 3rd, 2013
'Thefts on boats messing up business' – charter boat operator

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A well known charter boat operator in the Virgin Islands has expressed concerns about the increased number of burglaries taking place on boats and while praising the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for a significant amount of arrests, he feels the tourism industry is beginning to feel the squeeze due to the prevalence of the criminal activity.



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