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March 6th, 2019
Guyanese men sentenced following $71M cocaine bust


ST. CROIX, USVI — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today, March 6, 2019 that Neville Jeffrey, 70, Mohamed Hoseain, 66, Richard La Cruz, 51, and Mark Anthony Williams, 32, all of Guyana, were sentenced to 48 months, 36 months, 30 months and 27 months respectively for possession of cocaine on board a vessel, by District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on March 5, 2019.

March 6th, 2019
“Thanks to the criminal world” Police get state of the art canteen

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Deceased former Chief Inspector, Wilson T. Sylvester, was yesterday March 5, 2019, bestowed another honour, as the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Recreational Facility was named for him; paid for with cash seized from criminals. “Thanks to the criminal world,” said Commissioner of Police Michael B. Matthews.

March 5th, 2019
‘Investigation into ESHS Wall continues’- CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following his devastating defeat in the 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI), many are questioning what will happen to the investigation launched by the Police into the $1.6M Elmore Stoutt High School Wall (ESHS) commissioned by former Legislator, Myron V. Walwyn.

February 28th, 2019
USVI resident indicted for not registering as sex offender

ST. THOMAS, USVI - On February 21, 2019, a federal grand jury returned an indictment against Jeffrey Cole, 57, of St. Thomas, Unites States Virgin Islands (USVI) charging him with failing to register as a sex offender, US Attorney Gretchen Shappert announced.

February 26th, 2019
Feds arrest USVI boxer John A. Jackson for producing child porn


ST. THOMAS, USVI - John A. Jackson, 30, appeared today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller for a preliminary and detention hearing after his arrest on Saturday, February 23, 2018, by Homeland Security Investigations for Production of Child Pornography, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

February 25th, 2019
40 year sentence for US man in 2014 St Thomas killing


ST. THOMAS, USVI — A North Carolina man who confessed to killing his roommate more than four years ago has been handed a 40-year prison sentence with credit for time already served, Department of Justice Public Media Officer Corliss Smithen announced Friday.

February 15th, 2019
Body Surfaces near Cruz Bay Harbor USVI; Police investigating


ST. JOHN, USVI — The body of a black male individual was found floating in the Cruz Bay Harbor near the Customs dock in the Unites States Virgin Island (USVI) Thursday morning, February 14, 2019.

February 13th, 2019
USVI man gets 6 months for smuggling immigrants from Tortola


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI — Brice Todman, 36, of St. John, United States Virgin Islands (USVI) was sentenced today, February 13, 2019, in District Court before District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on a charge of bringing illegal immigrants into the United States, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

February 12th, 2019
US Tourist found dead on JvD; Police investigates

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI - Around 9:00 AM this morning, Tuesday, February 12, 2019, an American male age 47, was found unresponsive in a Villa on White Bay, Jost van Dyke.

February 11th, 2019
Man 19, accused of raping 10-year-old minor


ST. THOMAS, USVI - Police on Friday, February 9, 2019, arrested a 19-year-old man who was accused of raping a 10-year-old minor, USVIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte has announced.


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