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August 26th, 2014
UPDATE: Two detainees released in shooting investigation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The two persons who were detained by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) in relation to the Sunday morning August 23, 2014 shooting incident on Free Bottom Road have since been released.

August 26th, 2014
Shamori Chinnery remanded for guns & ammo find

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Shamori Chinnery, a St Thomas, United States Virgin Islands (USVI) national who resides in Jost Van Dyke, Virgin Islands, was yesterday August 25, 2014 remanded to prison when he appeared in the Magistrates’ Court, according to the Police Public Relations Department.

August 23rd, 2014
JVD man caught with illegal firearm

WEST END, Tortola, VI - A Jost Van Dyke (JVD) man who is said to be no stranger to the courts was yesterday morning August 22, 2014 caught with an illegal firearm and taken into custody by officers on duty at the Sopher's Hole, West End, Ferry Dock.

August 20th, 2014
UPDATE: Police identify Spy Glass Hill body as Garry Roy, 55

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police have identified a body found in a home in Spy Glass Hill West End as 55 year old Garry Roy of the United States.

August 19th, 2014
UPDATE: ‘Things wouldn’t be the same’ – Bobby’s Employees

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “We stuck with this business through the roughest of times, but it’s even harder now [as] they coming with guns at us,” said a female employee of Bobby’s Supermarket as she expressed much concern about her future with the business.

August 14th, 2014
'Crimes down!' – says Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith said that crime has gone down in the Territory as a result of the progress of the Government, in response to a question put to him by an Opposition member of the House today August 14, 2014.

August 7th, 2014
Jamal Freeman caught @ EE/LL Rise & Shine tramp

EAST END, Tortola, VI – Police yesterday morning August 6, 2014 picked up Jamal Freeman, wanted for a yacht dock shooting in February 2014, during the Rise and Shine tramp.

August 1st, 2014
RVIPF – ‘Reduce Domestic Assaults – Take a Time Out’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Sergeant Kendolph Bobb of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force Family and Juvenile Unit says that while the annual festival celebrations should be enjoyable, typically this time of year presents an increase in the number of domestic assaults and is urging individuals to take a time out instead of resorting to violence or abusive behaviour.

July 23rd, 2014
Raymond Harrison off to Balsam Ghut for 11 years

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Guilty as charged for having unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 16 years, rape and child pornography, Raymond Harrison was today July 23, 2014 shackled and carted off to Her Majesty’s Prison Balsam Ghut where he will be spending 11 years.

July 16th, 2014
Female PO Starcy Huggins’ trial stalled for want of key evidence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When interdicted Police Officer Starcy Huggins appeared in the Magistrate’s court yesterday July 15, 2014 she was advised to return on September 11, 2014 as the Crown gather some relevant key evidence necessary for the trial to proceed smoothly.



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