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March 10th, 2020
Man arrested after assaulting mother of his child @ bus stop in STT

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Shortly after 6:00 am on Monday, march 10, 2020, Jose A. Garcia, Jr, 28, of Hospital Ground, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI), was arrested and charged with simple assault, domestic violence after assaulting a woman at a bus stop, according to the [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD).

March 5th, 2020
Overseas lawyer slams DPP for not communicating trial delay

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Attorney Chesley Oneal Hamilton from St Kitts and Nevis who had never before practised in the Virgin Islands, and had to be flown in to assist E. Leroy Jones, Attorney for Venezuelan nationals Wilferedo Lopez Vargas and Hober Morillo Ybarbia and Government Accountant Cryton Browne in the $30.9 million cocaine trial, was not a happy camper when he learnt that the trial would not go on as planned.

March 5th, 2020
Woman guilty of ramming man with vehicle, & breaking his ankle

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A jury panel returned with a guilty verdict for Josiah’s Bay resident Isabella Merton after she allegedly rammed a man with her vehicle and broke his ankle.

March 4th, 2020
62-year-old VG man arrested for theft & assaulting police officer

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- A 62 year old man arrested for theft on Virgin Gorda allegedly assaulted a police officer and is also now facing a charge of Resisting Arrest.

February 29th, 2020
'It's important we go after every penny'- Hon Wheatley on Charging Orders Act

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Several legislators have publicly backed the amendments to the Charging Order Act of 2019, stating that it is timely, and the Territory will benefit.

February 29th, 2020
STT man arrested for machine gun, extended magazine possession

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI — John Michael Burgos, 20, of St. Thomas, appeared on Thursday, February 27, 2020, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller for an arraignment on an indictment charging him with unlawful possession of a machinegun, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced. After a detention hearing held the same day, Judge Miller ordered Burgos detained.

February 26th, 2020
Man arrested in connection with death of Kehinda Frett aka ‘Kip’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Police have made an arrest as investigations continue into the death of 30-year-old Kehinda Frett aka 'Kip' or 'Kipling', who was involved in an accident while on his 4-wheel bike (ATV) at Port Purcell on Saturday, February 22, 2020.

February 24th, 2020
Cash & jewelry taken in early morning robbery in Long Bush

LONG BUSH, Tortola, VI- Police are on the hunt for a male who carried out an armed robbery on two persons around 2:30 am today, Monday February 24, 2020 in Long Bush, in the capital Road Town.

February 24th, 2020
'Santo' fined $750 for beating up relative in VG bar

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Magistrate Ayanna O. Baptiste-DaBreo on Thursday, February 20 2020, fined a man from the Dominican Republic $750 for fighting with his relative and punching him in his left eye. The fined has to be paid by March 31, 2020 or the defendant will be incarcerated for 60 days at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP).

February 22nd, 2020
Canadian female dies while snorkelling in VG

POND BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Reports reaching Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) indicates that an elderly Canadian national died on Virgin Gorda yesterday, Friday, February 21, 2020.

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