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November 25th, 2020
Female duo caught with $$ & drugs fined, handed suspended sentences

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The West End duo – Caroline Hodge-Clarke and D’Janne Varlark – who were facing drug and possession of proceeds of criminal conduct charges have been sentenced, and the $24,980 seized was ordered forfeited to the state.

November 25th, 2020
Trucker sentenced to 9 mths @ HMP; Over $97K forfeited

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A Lower Hope Hill, Tortola, man was on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, sentenced to nine months at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut for proceeds of criminal conduct.

November 24th, 2020
Law student to spend 6 mths @ HMP for stealing over $44K

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The dreams of becoming a lawyer for Shekimah Lettsome Joseph may have just been shattered after she was convicted of theft and operating a business without a trade license.

November 24th, 2020
David N. Straker sentenced to 10 years for firearm offences

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Virgin Gorda resident David N. Straker has been given a 10-year sentence after police uncovered two guns, one of which was prohibited in the Virgin Islands in his home.

November 12th, 2020
80-year-old VG woman heading to court for alleged theft

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An 80 year-old-woman on Virgin Gorda will be heading to the Magistrate's Court in January 2021, after being charged for theft.

November 11th, 2020
Davis brothers remanded to prison after major cocaine & firearm bust

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The two brothers arrested following a major drug bust in Balsam Ghut, Tortola, on Friday, November 6, 2020, were denied bail when they made a first appearance at the Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.

November 10th, 2020
Venezuelans nabbed with drugs & $$ in Anderson Hill sentenced to prison

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The remaining three of the five Venezuelan men found in the Anderson Hill, Tortola, area on September 27, 2020, when police confiscated a loaded gun and 124 kilogrammes of cocaine, have been sentenced to serve time at Her Majesty's Prison in Balsam Ghut.

November 4th, 2020
VG Man granted $70K bail in Paraquita Bay wounding

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After hearing no objections from the Crown represented by Director of Public Prosecutions, Tiffany R. Scatliffe-Esprit, Senior Magistrate Tamia N. Richards granted George Legair Jr. bail for $70,000 with two signed sureties when he appeared in court virtually on Wednesday, November 4, 2020.

October 28th, 2020
$10K bail for Johnson’s Ghut man charged for alleged drug offences

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A young man from Johnson’s Ghut was slapped with $10,000 bail after he was arrested and charged for Possession of a Controlled Drug and Possession of a Controlled Drug with Intent to Supply, according to the Arrest Blotter for October 18 to October 24, 2020, as released by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) today, October 28, 2020.

October 21st, 2020
UPDATE: Allegations against VG robbery trio compelling, court hears

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Compelling allegations against the three persons who were arrested and charged for allegedly carrying out a daring robbery in Virgin Gorda on October 15, 2020, contributed to their bail being denied by Magistrate Christilyn Benjamin when they made their maiden appearance at the John’s Hole facility on October 20, 2020.

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