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June 22nd, 2019
‘Sometimes I let people go with a warning’ – Super Cop

BAUGHERS Bay, Tortola, VI – Admitting that he has heard several cases of complaints against him regarding police harassment in the Virgin Islands (VI), Office Glen Callwood aka ‘Super Cop,’ has lashed backed at complainants noting that often, persons are not even aware that they are breaking the laws.

June 22nd, 2019
3rd Cohort of police recruits passes with ‘flying colours’

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- “It feels great, after all the hard work, as you heard, the drilling in the rain, the late nights, the excessive late nights, the endless, endless hours of studying,” a proud Royce D. David, 24, of East End, told Virgin Islands News Online.

June 21st, 2019
USVI man allegedly chokes girlfriend for ending relationship

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— A man was arrested Tuesday June 18, 2019 after he was reported to police by an ex-girlfriend for strangling her, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.

June 21st, 2019
VG family charged for allegedly planting marijuana

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – A family of four will now appear before the courts after being arrested and charged for the cultivating of cannabis in Valley, Virgin Gorda.

June 19th, 2019
USVI man allegedly mails cocaine from post office

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— Kemo Riley, 42, appeared before US Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) for preliminary and detention hearings after federal agents arrested him on Friday June 14, 2019 for conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute cocaine, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

June 17th, 2019
Phoenix police threaten to shoot black family; Mayor apologises

BBC NEWS

The mayor of the US city of Phoenix has apologised after a video allegedly showing police threatening to shoot a black family went viral.

June 15th, 2019
2 indicted in USVI for bulk smuggling of cash from VI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A federal grand jury in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) returned an indictment against individuals, including Akil Erickson, 26, of Orlando, Florida and Mikiel Robin, 21, of the [British] Virgin Islands, charging them with international money-laundering and bulk cash smuggling, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced Friday, June 14, 2019.

June 13th, 2019
Mentally ill man damages 30 vehicles in St John

VI CONSORTIUM

VALLEY ROAD, St John, USVI— The [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said Thursday June 13, 2019 that a mentally ill man on Wednesday took a metal object and damaged 30 vehicles in the St John Marketplace parking lot, US Virgin Islands (USVI).

June 13th, 2019
16-yr-old male charged for alleged sexual intercourse with girl under 13

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A 16-year-old male is before the courts for allegedly engaging in sexual intercourse with a girl under 13 years of age.

June 12th, 2019
Fact or fiction? Boat headed to DR with large amount of $$ allegedly intercepted

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was on May 28, 2019 that our newsroom received several calls from persons wanting to know why we didn’t publish a story about a small boat containing large amount of cash being intercepted while on its way to the Dominican Republic from Tortola, Virgin Islands.

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