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June 8th, 2019
27-year-old riddled with bullets in STT

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— The body of a man was discovered in Coki Point, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) Thursday night, June 6, 2019 after concerned residents reported the firing of gunshots in the area, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has confirmed to The Consortium.

July 11th, 2018
Rudy Vanterpool is man shot on VG; Still @ Peebles Hospital

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Police have confirmed that the man shot yesterday, July 10, 2018 around 5:30 PM on Virgin Gorda is Rudy Vanterpool. He remains a patient at Peebles Hospital and is said to be in stable condition.

May 28th, 2018
Man shot dead near vegetable market in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — A man was shot several times in the upper body on Sunday night, May 27, 2018 in Frederiksted, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.

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.

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