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August 11th, 2017
USVI police rule death of Lyana Serieux & sons as homicide


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— The cause of death of Lyana Serieux and her two young sons were determined to be homicide by the [US] Virgin Islands Medical Examiner on Tuesday August 8, 2017, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (V.I.P.D.) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte confirmed to The Consortium Thursday, August 10, 2017.

June 23rd, 2017
UPDATE: Police seeking witnesses to gun play on Fort Hill

FORT HILL, Tortola, VI- Investigators of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) have turned to the community to assist them with information regarding a shooting incident on Fort Hill on June 22, 2017.

June 22nd, 2017
UPDATE: Arrest made in relation to latest murder in East End

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- At least one person has been arrested in relation to the murder of David Springette aka ‘Mooney’.
Springette was shot and killed in Fat Hogs Bay on June 21, 2017, bringing the number of homicide in the Virgin Islands to a record 7 in 6 months.

June 5th, 2017
Mugshots of 'Persons of Interest' in USVI Watergut homicide revealed

VI Consortium

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, ST. Croix, USVI — The [US] Virgin Islands Police Department on Monday afternoon released the mugshots of two men the force is classifying as persons of interest in the Watergut homicide that occurred on Sunday.

March 13th, 2017
Top Cop calls for calm; Premier is saddened over murders

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Commissioner of Police, Mr Michael Matthews is appealing for calm following the two brutal murders of two local men Alston Penn of East End and Ashburn A. Dawson of Carrot Bay, both from the main island of Tortola.

February 13th, 2017
8 gun-related deaths in 2017 for STT following Home Depot shooting


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - A man was shot dead here near Home Depot in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Sunday night, February 12, 2017 [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced this morning, February 13, 2017.

February 1st, 2017
2 shot, 1 dead in first 2017 homicide on St Croix


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — On the day St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) was set to leave behind the month of January without a single homicide for 2017, two men were shot near Lorraine Village last night, January 31, 2017 leaving one dead and the other injured, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Commissioner Delroy Richards confirmed to The Consortium last night.

January 5th, 2017
STT sees 2nd homicide in 2017


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A second person has been killed in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands in 2017 through gun violence, VIPD Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced Wednesday January 4, 2017. The homicide follows another shooting death that occurred on January 1.

August 29th, 2016
Homicide count for year now 47 in USVI


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) has updated the 2016 homicide count to forty-seven, 40 of which were shooting/stabbing-related, while 7 were vehicular.

December 29th, 2015
Final farewell paid to David N. James aka ‘Bush’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Strong-willed, hardworking, polite, dedicated and caring were some of the words used to pay tribute to the late David Nathaniel James, better known as Bush, who was laid to rest today December 29, 2015 following viewing and funeral service at the Road Town Methodist Church.


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