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April 16th, 2021
Gunmen rob staff of beauty supplies store in Baughers Bay

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- At least three female staff members of a beauty supplies store in Baughers Bay were left traumatised last evening, April 15, 2021, after they were robbed at gunpoint.

April 14th, 2021
‘We are not able to build a wall & ask Mexico to pay for it’- Magistrate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- "Our borders with the US are porous, and we are not able to build a wall and ask Mexico to pay for it,” stated senior Magistrate Tamia N. Richards as she remanded Olicity M. Lanns, 24, to Her Majesty’s Prison yesterday, April 13, 2021.

April 13th, 2021
Man arrested following WE drug bust remanded to prison

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The man who was arrested following a high-speed boat chase and drug bust at West End, Tortola on Sunday, April 11, 2021, has been denied bail by Senior Magistrate Tamia N. Richards.

April 13th, 2021
Policewoman allegedly submits fake COVID result to USVI portal

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) police officer has been arrested for submitting a fake COVID-19 test result into the USVI Travel Portal, police spokesman Toby Derima confirmed to the Consortium following an inquiry. The Consortium was made aware of the arrest Monday morning, April 12, 2021.

April 12th, 2021
Hannah’s Estate man charged following drug seizure in West End

WEST END, Tortola, VI – The person arrested following an operation between the Joint Task Force and law enforcement authorities from the US Virgin Islands yesterday, April 11, 2021, has been charged.

April 12th, 2021
998lbs of cocaine reportedly recovered following boat chase

WEST END, Tortola, VI- Our newsroom has been informed by senior police sources that over 450kg of cocaine was recovered from territorial waters after it was dumped from the vessel being pursued by law enforcement authorities from both the Virgin Islands and US Virgin Islands yesterday, Sunday, April 11, 2021.

April 12th, 2021
Yacht owner allegedly rapes employee during taxi ride in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

RED HOOK, St Thomas, USVI- — The owner of a yacht was arrested Saturday afternoon, April 10, 2021, for allegedly raping one of his employees while they were on a taxi from Red Hook to Yacht Haven Grande, police spokesman Toby Derima has announced.

April 12th, 2021
Latest cocaine seizure another success for Joint Task Force

WEST END, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) may have been the first to speak to the media, but the cocaine seizure made yesterday, April 11, 2021, in territorial waters, was another victory for the Joint Task Force, which partnered with US law enforcement agencies.

April 11th, 2021
UPDATE: Cocaine recovered; 1 arrested following boat chase in WE- RVIPF

WEST END, Tortola, VI- A significant amount of cocaine has reportedly been recovered by law enforcement authorities following a high-speed pursuit involving local police and Customs officers and US Coast Guard today, April 11, 2021.

April 9th, 2021
UPDATE: Man shot in Belle Vue was ambushed- Sources

BELLE VUE, Tortola, VI- The man who was shot in Belle Vue, Tortola last evening, April 8, 2021, was allegedly ambushed while walking his dog, according to sources who spoke to our newsroom.

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