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February 13th, 2016
USVI man bribes public official in bid to smuggle illegal aliens into US

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — On Friday February 12, 2016, Miguel Rodriguez Ramirez, 45, pleaded guilty in the USVI District Court to bribery of a public official, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced via press release.

February 12th, 2016
We need stricter enforcement of laws - Donald E. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Radio talk show host and social commentator Donald E. de Castro said that the enforcement of laws such as that which prohibits smoking in public places like restaurants and other establishments continues to be a problem in the territory. He believes too there should be stronger traffic laws with stiffer penalties.

February 10th, 2016
Search for Nickera Smith expands outside of the territory

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Police have engaged law enforcers in the neighbouring territories as their search for 22-year-old Nickera Smith enters its second week.

February 10th, 2016
3 yrs on & hundreds of thousands $$ spent: Police corruption probe nets zero results!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There seems to be double standards in the Virgin Islands on the issue of corruption where only locals, belongers and the Caribbean brothers and sisters are often accused of such wrong doing, however, others are never labeled with the same tag while allegedly doing much of the same.

February 10th, 2016
2 wounded in shooting incident in Purcell

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police are investigating a shooting incident in the Purcell Estate area late this afternoon, February 10, 2016, that resulted in two brothers being wounded.

February 10th, 2016
SUV overturns on Fort Hill

FORT HILL, Tortola, VI- A Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) turned over moments ago, February 10, 2016 on Fort Hill, on the main island of Tortola, after the driver reportedly lost control of it.

February 10th, 2016
Skeletal remains of body found on upper Main Street

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police moments ago, February 10, 2016, removed skeletal remains of a body from upper Main Street following the discovery of a skull two days ago on Monday February 8, 2016.

February 9th, 2016
Police discover human skull behind upper Main Street store

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following inquiries that Virgin Islands News Online made yesterday February 8, 2016, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) confirmed today February 9, 2016 that a human skull was found behind a Main Street store.

February 5th, 2016
Kurt Rabsatt fined $600 for having counterfeit money

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A 30 year old male was fined $600 for the crime of being in possession of counterfeit United States dollars when his High Court trial concluded today February 5, 2016.

February 5th, 2016
USVI man sentenced to 78 months in prison for child porn

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on February 4, 2016 sentenced Donne W. Williams, 32, of St Thomas, US Virgin Islands to 78 months in prison and 15 years of supervised release for possessing child pornography, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe and Ricardo Mayoral, acting special agent in charge of Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) San Juan and US Virgin Islands announced.

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