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January 25th, 2020
Dog owner arrested after pit bulls mauled 84-year-old man

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI - The owner of seven pit bull dogs—five of which viciously attacked an 84-year-old man in his own yard last year in Clifton Hill—was arrested on some four months following the incident that almost killed the victim, identified by family as Gladestone Alexander Simon, Sr.

January 24th, 2020
Burglars hit Bobby's Supermarket; Cart of $$ from safe

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information just reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that burglars entered Bobby's Marketplace on DeCastro Street, Tortola, in the wee hours of January 24, 2020 and made off with cash.

January 23rd, 2020
Motorcyclists, including a 17-year-old, among latest arrests by police

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- At least two motorcyclists were recently arrested and charged by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) for various offences as police clamp down on motorcyclists breaching the law.

January 21st, 2020
Retired corrections officer shoots man during argument in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A retired corrections officer on Monday afternoon, January 20, 2020 shot a male victim during an argument at the Break Time Bar in Market Square on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI), leaving the victim wounded but in stable condition.

January 21st, 2020
Local preacher Carlton O'Neal fined $1000 for assaulting wife

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Magistrate Ayanna O. Baptiste-DaBreo fined local preacher Carlton O'Neal $1,000, which he has to pay by January 31, 2020 or spend two months at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut.

January 20th, 2020
CCTV Cameras to be restored ‘in coming weeks’ – CoP Matthews

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Commissioner of Police, Mr Michael B. Matthews said in a matter of weeks, the force will be fitting and restoring CCTV Cameras throughout the Virgin Islands (VI) as part of efforts to fight growing traffic violations.

January 20th, 2020
Court quashes appeal by attempted murder convict Jevone Demming

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Her Ladyship, The Honourable Justice Janice M. Pereira, DBE, has quashed the appeal and upheld the Virgin Islands High Court ruling in the matter against attempted murder convict Jevone Demming.

January 19th, 2020
Over 82 shots fired during St Croix shooting; 3 Injured

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — A shooting incident in Castle Coakley, St Croix, Us Virgin Islands (USVI) today, January 19, 2020, left three people injured, with gunmen discharging upwards of 82 shots, according to [US] Virgin Islands Police Department [VIPD] shell casing markers on the crime scene.

January 18th, 2020
Police HQ stuck above RiteWay Pasea until March

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Commissioner of Police, Mr Michael B. Matthews says the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) will be spending another few months above the bakery at the Riteway Food Markets location in Pasea Estate, after a failed bid to move in December 2019.

January 18th, 2020
RVIPF cracking down on motorbike offenders, illegal ATVs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is cracking down on the illegal use of motorcycles and other type of vehicles such as the ‘All Terrain Vehicles’ (ATV’s) following an increasing amount of complaints over the illegal use such in the Virgin Islands (VI).

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