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July 9th, 2018
UK has a financial ‘choke-hold’ on Government- Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The United Kingdom (UK) has a financial ‘choke-hold’ on the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government.

July 9th, 2018
Inmate Mickhail Howe stabbed at HMP

BALSUM GHUT, Tortola, VI - An inmate of Her Majesty’s Prison has reportedly been stabbed. Reports reaching our news desk suggest that this morning, Monday, July 9, 2018, around 07:35 hours, inmate Mickhail Howe was stabbed by another prisoner at the Prison at Balsum Ghut, Tortola.

June 28th, 2018
14 year-old among five busted with 'ganja' in 72 hours

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Five persons including a 14 year-old boy, from Hodges Creek, was recently charged with the unlawful possession of cannabis sativa (ganja/marijuana) in a 72 hour period, between June 20 and 22, 2018 last.

June 27th, 2018
Man arrested with $100,000 cash & undocumented passengers

WEST END, Tortola, VI - Police and Customs Authorities have reportedly detained a young Virgin Islander, who is alleged to have landed—via a go fast boat—on the western side of Tortola on Monday, June 25, 2018, with $100,000 cash, and two undocumented passengers.

June 25th, 2018
Riteway asks RVIPF for rental; Top Cop says no funds in 2018 budget

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI - There is nothing in the proposed budget this year for rental for Police Headquarters, and the owners Riteway Supermarket at Pasea Estate have indicated that they are going to start charging for the space that is occupied by Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

June 20th, 2018
Two more charged for string of Road Town robberies

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF),has charged two, additional persons, in connection with a string of burglaries in and around Road Town, in March and April last, perpetrated against ‘I-Smart’ and ‘Infinite Solutions.’

June 3rd, 2018
Ex DPNR Officer Gerald Mercer guilty of cocaine smuggling @ King Airport

VI CONSORTIUM

CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI - Former Department of Planning and Natural Resources Officer Gerald Mercer, 43, was found guilty by a jury in federal court on Thursday, May 31, 2018, before District Judge Curtis Gomez of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute not less than 50 and not more than 150 kilograms of cocaine, United States Attorney Gretchen Shappert announced today.

June 1st, 2018
Exclusive: VI prisoners in St Lucia complain of ‘inhumane’ treatment

CASTRIES, St Lucia, WI - Virgin Islands (VI) inmates housed at the Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF) in St Lucia are allegedly being subjected to ‘inhumane’ and ‘discriminatory’ treatment on the neighbouring Caribbean Island.

May 30th, 2018
Two VG men face firearm related offences

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Two male Virgin Gorda residents were charged with firearm-related offences in relation to a robbery over the weekend.

May 28th, 2018
Man shot dead near vegetable market in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — A man was shot several times in the upper body on Sunday night, May 27, 2018 in Frederiksted, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.



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