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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.

July 15th, 2014
UPDATE: Sherman Williams out of HMP & banned from VG

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Sherman Williams was jointly charged with a cousin Jevon Demming for attempting to murder Mr Neil St. Rose back in 2012 but while Demming was granted bail in the earlier stages, Williams was remanded to the confines of Her Majesty’s Prison, Balsum Ghut.

July 11th, 2014
Raymond Harrison guilty of child porn, unlawful sex & rape

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The in-camera trial of 38 year old Raymond Harrison came to an end this afternoon July 11, 2014 with the jury returning with a guilty verdict.

July 11th, 2014
De La Rosa makes court appearance for manslaughter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Manslaughter accused Alberto Rosa De La Rosa made his first appearance in the Magistrates Court of the Virgin Islands Today July 11, 2014 before Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo following his extradition from the United States.

July 10th, 2014
Alberto Rosa De La Rosa Extradited to the BVI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Today, Alberto Rosa De La Rosa was returned to Tortola and charged with the manslaughter of Riky Bautista Familia which occurred on the 16th November 2012. He will appear in before the Magistrate on Friday 11th July.

July 7th, 2014
UPDATE: Gunshot caused hotel room death - Police

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police said that as the RVIPF Major Crime Team continues its investigation into the murder of Yeiral Batista Sena, a forensic post mortem (PM) undertaken by Dr. M. Schuman of the Miami Dade Medical Examiner’s Office on Saturday, July 5, 2014, determined that the cause of death was a gunshot wound.

July 1st, 2014
UPDATE: Raphael Fahie’s wife disputes SVG sources’ statements

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Wife of the missing Virgin Islander Mr Raphael Fahie, has disputed reports that indicated that drugs were found on the vessel which her husband was believed to have been on when it crashed off St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

June 26th, 2014
Crime a rising concern in VG – Resident

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – The issue of safety and security has become a growing concern of residents of the Virgin Gorda Community of late as they have been noticing a rise in criminal activities there.

June 25th, 2014
UPDATE: Steven Winter shot five times - sources

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As police continue their investigations into the June 14, 2014 shooting incident of 18 year old Steven Winter, the young man continues to be a patient at the Peebles Hospital.





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