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December 7th, 2019
Two shot, one dead in USVI Hospital Ground shooting

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - Two men were shot in the wee hours of Saturday morning, December 7, 2019, in Hospital Ground, St. Thomas, with one of the two victims succumbing to his wounds, sustained during the shooting.

December 6th, 2019
“I ain’t selling no more land to pay lawyers’- Father of 9 facing drug charges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Father of nine, David Straker has told Senior Magistrate Tamia N. Richards he is not willing to sell any more of his real estate to pay lawyers to defend him.

December 5th, 2019
UPDATE: Eric Mathias Sr shot @ Horse Path home - RVIPF

HORSE PATH, Tortola, VI- New details are emerging about the attempted robbery and shooting that occurred in the late hours of yesterday, Wednesday, December 4, 2019, which resulted in Taxi driver Eric Mathias Sr receiving a gunshot to the abdomen.

December 5th, 2019
Jamaican cop on remand for alleged indecent assault on school girl

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that Xavier Morgan, a member of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force, is now being housed at Her Majesty’s Prison in Balsam Ghut, Tortola, for alleged indecent assault on a schoolgirl.

December 5th, 2019
US national nearly loses hand in knife attack by Jamaican labourer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Kipp La’von Nesbitt, an executive chef from the United States, had to undergo surgery to save his hand after Prince A. Bambury allegedly attacked him following an altercation which occurred after Nesbitt bumped into him at a food van in Road Town, Tortola, on November 30, 2019.

December 3rd, 2019
VI Gov’t inks border management contract with Canadian firm

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has said with the contract signing of a new modern border management system, immigration will finally be under control in the Virgin Islands.

November 30th, 2019
Man charged for cocaine possession @ St Thomas Airport

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - Aubrey Meyers was charged with possession of cocaine, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced Friday.

November 29th, 2019
‘I’m unemployed with three kids’- man found with drugs tells court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A man caught with a quantity of cocaine and cannabis wants the court to be lenient on him during his sentencing because he is currently unemployed and has three children to maintain.

November 28th, 2019
'Increased patrols' for businesses this Christmas season - CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Commissioner of Police (CoP), Mr Michael B. Matthews says the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is primed and ready for the 2019 holiday season with heightened police presence and will also target criminals in highly 'vulnerable' areas.

November 28th, 2019
DR man captured @ STT airport after evading authorities in New York

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- A man from the Dominican Republic who was living in New York was arrested at the Cyril E. King Airport in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 after he was flagged as being a wanted man in the state of New York, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Toby Derima has announced.

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