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February 20th, 2012
UPDATE - Evans pleads guilty to thieving Gucci chains

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Restack Evans, one of two young men who allegedly ‘jumped’ a man and robbed him of two Gucci chains and a gold pendant in 2010, pleaded to the theft charge this morning, Monday February 20, 2012.

February 17th, 2012
ESHS teacher who fondled 13 year-old is very sick, court hears

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A suction machine, an oxygen tank, an electrical blanket and narcotic drugs are just some of the supplies that former Elmore Stoutt High School teacher Gary Evans, who was found guilty of indecently assaulting a student, will need if he was incarcerated at HM prison.

February 15th, 2012
Two witnesses called in Pemberton’s weed & ammo trial

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The part heard matter in relation to Danny Pemberton, who is charged with cannabis and drug possession, continued this morning Wednesday February 15, 2012 in the Magistrate’s Court with two witnesses taking the stand for the Crown.

February 13th, 2012
Crash’s PI in tourist death continues

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The tour bus operator accused of allegedly causing the death of an American tourist due to reckless driving is currently facing a preliminary inquiry (PI) in the Magistrate’s Court.

February 1st, 2012
Vincy on trial for alleged rape of Canadian woman

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – The trial involving a Vincentian, who allegedly raped a Canadian woman on a beach in 2011, will continue on March 26, 2012 with the Virtual Complainant (VC) continuing her testimony.

January 28th, 2012
Crown awaiting phone transcripts in Henley & Fahie case

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Preliminary Inquiry (PI) into the breach of trust charges against Brian Henley and Clarence Fahie has hit a snag because the Crown is waiting on the telephone transcripts from the United Kingdom before they can proceed, according to Principal Crown Counsel Tiffany Scatliffe.

January 25th, 2012
Duo in ferry gun & ammo bust to stand trial March 2

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While the file is ready, a certain course of action is expected to be taken in the case against Jerome Allen and Davin Thaxter, the duo implicated in the firearm and ammunition bust aboard a Smith’s ferry August last year, announced Crown Counsel Valston Graham during the Magistrate’s Court sitting on Monday, January 23, 2012.

January 21st, 2012
Appeal Court reserves judgement in Shonovia Thomas’ appeal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following lengthy submissions by both the Crown and defense in the Shonovia Thomas’ case, the Court of Appeal late yesterday afternoon January 20, 2012 reserved their judgement in the case as the sitting had also wrapped up last evening.

January 19th, 2012
Bob Hodge, Carlton Beazer change lawyers!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The extradition hearing for the five alleged cocaine traffickers, who are wanted by the Southern District of Florida, United States for conspiracy to import cocaine, has been pushed back until February after two of the defendants have changed counsel.

January 17th, 2012
Crookes allegedly landed on Tortola illegally!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two brothers Kemo and Kerry Crookes who allegedly arrived in the Virgin Islands (VI) without proper clearance, appeared before Senior Magistrate Valerie Stephens yesterday afternoon, January 16, 2012, but in the end only Kerry was fined $500.

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