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March 2nd, 2018
Gunshots reportedly heard in Road Town & East End last night

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reports reaching our newsroom last night March 1, 2018 indicate that between 9:30 P.M. and 10:00 P.M. numerous rapid gunfire erupted around Road Town, the capital city; however, there have been no reports of injuries.

February 28th, 2018
Zero Police CCTV cameras working; Are we serious about fighting crime?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As gun crime continues to skyrocket over the past two years in the tiny British Overseas Territory of the Virgin Islands (VI) with less than 30 thousand people, some hard questions are being asked.

February 28th, 2018
UPDATE: Trumayne J. Daway identified as latest murder victim

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Our newsroom can now confirm that the lone male found shot to death in his SUV, with number plate: PL 630, at Brandywine Bay in the wee hours of this morning Wednesday February 28, 2018 is local resident, 26 year old Trumayne J. Daway aka 'Passion'.

February 27th, 2018
Reports of gunshots heard in area of Ellis Thomas Downs

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Residents through-out the Territory are on edge following a month of guns, crimes and deaths.

February 22nd, 2018
CoP against curfew & heightened stop & search operations

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following an upsurge in gun crime in the Virgin Islands, many on social media have been calling for a return of the curfew lifted in December 2017 and for the police to heighten stop and search operations.

February 21st, 2018
Hail of bullets fired @ Manchester home last night

MANCHESTER, Tortola, VI- Information reaching our newsroom is that around 10:00 P.M. last night, Tuesday February 20, 2018 a residential house located in the Manchester area, on the main island of Tortola, was the target of gunfire.

February 19th, 2018
UPDATE: Police come up empty handed following reports of gunfire last night

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Ranks of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) responded to reports of the sound of gunfire in the Baughers Bay area of Tortola last night, February 18, 2018 but came up empty handed.

February 17th, 2018
Scooter rider allegedly opens fire on vehicle in Horsepath

HORSEPATH, Tortola, VI- Reports reaching our newsroom indicate that there has been another shooting on the Virgin Islands’ main island, Tortola.

February 10th, 2018
I have zero tolerance for crime - Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Below is a statement by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) on the fatal shooting of two men on Tortola, today, Saturday, February 10, 2018.

February 10th, 2018
UPDATE: Michael Stevens & Clevaughn Sweeney killed in morning shooting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Our newsroom can now confirm that the two men killed by gunfire in the wee hours of this morning, in the vicinity of the Althea Scatliffe Primary School (ASPS), are 24 year old Clevaughn Sweeney and 26 year old Michael Stevens.



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