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September 11th, 2019
Supreme court seeking greater public confidence in administration of criminal justice

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) will launch its sentencing guidelines on September 17, 2019 in Antigua and Barbuda.

September 11th, 2019
VG cashier allegedly used customer’s bank card to buy Gucci earrings

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A cashier from Virgin Gorda is facing criminal charges for using the bank card information of a Colombian man to purchase herself a pair of Gucci earrings, among other things.

September 10th, 2019
Kittitian who overstayed 1 yr, 8 mths said he couldn't find a 'sponsor'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A St Kitts national, who unlawfully remained for one year and eight months in the territory and used an alias to police, was fined $1,350 and ordered to spend four months at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP).

September 6th, 2019
Masked gunmen rob business establishment on VG

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – A business establishment on Virgin Gorda fell victim to masked gunmen on Wednesday, September 4, 2019.

September 6th, 2019
2 nabbed with large amounts of $$ @CGB

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- [Post time: 7:50pm] Word reaching our newsroom from senior sources within the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is that two men were held with large amounts of cash while on a boat at Cane Garden Bay, on the main island of Tortola, today, September 6, 2019.

September 5th, 2019
Australian arrested for failing to declare monies to Customs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A 64 year old native of Australia was on August 31, 2019 arrested and charged for Failure to Declare Monies to Customs, Untrue Declaration and Engagement in Smuggling.

September 3rd, 2019
19-year-old shoots man dead during robbery attempt on STX

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — A man was held by concerned residents until police arrived on the scene and arrested him after he shot another man dead on Friday morning, August 30, 2019 during an attempted robbery incident, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced.

August 30th, 2019
UPDATE: Armed female hitchhiker strikes in East End

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Just minutes before Virgin Islands News Online published a story that there were reports on social media of an armed female hitchhiker, along with a male biker, robbing motorists, the suspected duo had struck on the Eastern End of Tortola today, August 30, 2019.

August 30th, 2019
Dominicano arrested for 'Uttering Forged Documents'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police in the Virgin Islands (VI) have arrested and charged Cesar Augusto Jumenez Alonso, a 34-year-old native of the Dominican Republic for Uttering Forged Documents and Unlawful Possession of an Irregular Passport.

August 28th, 2019
Police ready to combat looters this hurricane season

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commissioner of Police Mr Michael B. Matthews has assured that the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is primed and ready for any type of crime or looting that may occur should a catastrophe hit the territory this hurricane season.

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