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September 15th, 2020
3 charged for Long Bush barber shop robbery; Firearm recovered

LONG BUSH, Tortola, VI – Police have arrested and charged three persons in relation to a robbery at Ogan Barber Shop in Long Bush on August 10, 2020, a story first and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online.

September 15th, 2020
Stiffer penalties for nefarious crimes- Premier Fahie on recent homicides

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), while extending condolences on behalf of Government to the families of two men recently killed by shooting, has promised stiffer penalties for heinous crimes.

September 15th, 2020
2 arrested for cannabis, breach of curfew

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two men on Tortola were yesterday, September 14, 2020, granted station bail after they were allegedly found with a quantity of cannabis when confronted on separate occasions by officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) on suspicion of breaching the curfew.

September 13th, 2020
Home burglarised in broad daylight in Josiah’s Bay

JOSIAH’S BAY, Tortola, VI- A female resident of Josiah’s Bay is counting her losses after her home was broken into in broad daylight on September 12, 2020, and a quantity of jewellery stolen.

September 12th, 2020
BVIFA mourns passing of member Matthew D. Daly aka 'Shorty'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Football Association (BVIFA) along with the local football fraternity is mourning the death of Matthew D. Daly aka ‘Shorty’ described as a vociferous fan and avid supporter of the game in the Virgin Islands (VI).

September 12th, 2020
Police find marijuana, loaded handgun in home raid

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Information coming into Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) have discovered a Glock 26 handgun with two live rounds of bullets during a home raid last evening, Friday, September 11, 2020.

September 11th, 2020
Matthew D. Daly allegedly shot multiple times to head

EAST END, Tortola, VI- As investigations continue into the shooting death of well-known businessman, Mr Matthew D. Daly aka ‘Shorty’ on September 10, 2020, information reaching our newsroom is that the 55-year-old man from Fat Hogs Bay was shot multiple times to the head.

September 10th, 2020
2 Venezuelans arrested for overstaying time in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Officers of the Joint Task Force are expressing thanks to members of the public for their role in the success of a recent operation in Road Town, which resulted in two illegal immigrants from Venezuela being detained.

September 9th, 2020
VG barge owner fined $16K for marine accident in 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Five years after his involvement in a marine accident, owner of Global Ocean Transport Inc., Ricardo S. Leonard aka 'Sammy' was fined $16,000 for fleeing the scene of the accident among other criminal offences.

September 8th, 2020
Local who called policewoman a ‘fat bitch’ fined nearly $4K for traffic offences

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Long Trench resident Irvin Anthony Smith, who reportedly called a female auxiliary officer a ‘fat bitch’ and hurled other indecent slurs at her, was fined nearly $4,000 when he appeared virtually before the Magistrate’s Court on Monday, September 7, 2020.

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