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May 20th, 2015
Police witness: Irene F. Penn-O’Neal always denied knowing of guns & ammo

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Another police officer, Keishon Leslie has testified that Mrs Irene F. Penn-O’Neal from the onset maintained that she had no knowledge of guns and ammunition found in her home in the early morning hours of October 24, 2014.

May 20th, 2015
UPDATE: 16 bales of cocaine seized in recent drug bust- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is reporting that some 16 bales of cocaine were recovered during the drug bust in Virgin Islands waters where one suspect was killed and two arrested on May 18, 2015, a story that was broken by Virgin Islands News Online.

May 19th, 2015
‘Half of HoA members are political criminals’ – Ishmael E. Brathwaite

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the political race heats up just days ahead of the June 8, 2015 polls, one prospective candidate believes that half of the members of the Second House of Assembly are worthy of criminal prosecution.

May 18th, 2015
Theft of boat parts on the rise- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police are encouraging boat owners to ensure there is security around their vessels and around areas where engines are kept as there has been a rise in theft of boat parts.

May 7th, 2015
Man flung from parked truck in scary late night smash-up

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI - ‎Dashan O. Hodge called 'Mouse' was up to press time still patting parts of his body while thanking the Maker that he is alive and not showing any signs of serious injuries after he was flung from his vehicle that slammed into another at Pockwood Pond last night, May 6, 2015.

May 4th, 2015
Dallas Prophet cartoon attack: Suspected gunman 'named'

BBC NEWS

Authorities have identified one of the suspected gunmen who attacked an event in Dallas on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, US media say.

May 3rd, 2015
Bushcutter struck by vehicle @ Zion Hill

ZION HILL, Tortola, VI - A man was moments ago, May 3, 2015 struck by a vehicle on Zion Hill on the West End of Tortola.

May 3rd, 2015
Nicholas Tranquille challenging CoP in High Court again

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In a notice of application for leave to apply for judicial review, Police Constable Nicholas Tranquille is challenging Commissioner of Police (CoP) David Morris for allegedly failing to honour the recent judgement of the High Court of the Virgin Islands which had ruled in the favour of Tranquille.

May 2nd, 2015
Hon Walwyn's brother hospitalised with 'fractured skull'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information reaching Virgin Islands News Online from our Team of Reporters around the Virgin Islands is that the brother of Education Minister Hon Myron V. Walwyn has been hospitalised with a fractured skull, allegedly due to a "beating" he received at a night spot in Baughers Bay a week ago.

May 1st, 2015
UPDATE: Robbery trio found guilty

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A jury moments ago May 1, 2015 found the trio of Doyle Guishard, Denzil Wheatley and Samuel Harris guilty of aggravated burglary committed in 2013.

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