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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.

February 22nd, 2020
3 guns found in USVI Public Schools in February


ST THOMAS, USVI - In early February the Ivanna Eudora Kean High School was on lockdown at the end of the day while the Red Hook campus was searched for firearms. A student had been taken into custody in connection with a robbery. The boy had a gun and ammunition in his possession on school grounds, police said.

February 22nd, 2020
UPDATE: Dead ATV rider identified as Kehinda Frett aka 'Kip' or 'Kipling'

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Information coming into Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that the man who perished in an ATV today, Saturday, February 22, 2020, has been identified as 30-year-old Kehinda Frett aka 'Kip' or 'Kipling' from The Sound, East End.

February 21st, 2020
VI seeking to restore working relationship with Federal Law Enforcement in USVI

CHARLOTTE AMALIE St Thomas, USVI- Acting Director of Public Prosecutions, Mrs Tiffany R. Scatliffe-Esprit, LL.M. made a presentation on the Virgin Islands (VI) Criminal Justice System at a leadership meeting with officials from Her Majesty’s Customs and the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Justice.

February 20th, 2020
Nickera Smith murder: Wescott was last to speak to victim before she left home- court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Telephone records indicate that Ashan R. Westcott was the last person to speak to the late Nickera Smith of Hope Hill, when she left her family home for the last time alive.

February 19th, 2020
Ashan R. Westcott charged with murder of Nickera Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Four years after the murder of 22-year-old Nickera Smith, whose decomposed body was discovered at Hawkes Nest in March 2016, someone has been charged for the gruesome crime.

February 19th, 2020
Landlady allegedly claims to have power over police because she’s a ‘Skelton’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Through tears, Devye Nicholson, a St Vincent national, testified that her landlady fabricated a story on her and claimed to have power over the police because she was a Skelton and a relative of the former Minister for Health and Social Development, Mr Ronnie W. Skelton.

February 18th, 2020
Constable challenging CoP for not promoting him to Sergeant

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A constable, Mr Nicholas Tranquille, of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is now suing the force, and by extension Commissioner of Police Mr Michael B. Matthews in his capacity as head of the RVIPF, for failure to promote him to a higher rank.


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