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January 23rd, 2019
US Citizen pleads guilty to ganja possession in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two men, including a citizen of the United States of America, were this past week arraigned in the Virgin Islands (VI) for Unlawful Possession of Cannabis.

January 12th, 2019
Free Bottom man faces burglary charges

JOHN’S HOLE, Tortola, VI - Brad Smart, of Free Bottom, Tortola, has been arrested and charged for Burglary and will appear at the Magistrate’s Court at John’s Hole next month, February 22, 2019, having been granted bail by the Police.

March 8th, 2018
St Vincent national convicted of molesting daughter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A St Vincent national, 42, residing on Tortola, was found guilty of indecent assault on his 14-year-old daughter when he appeared before Senior Magistrate Tamia N. Richards on Wednesday March 7, 2018.

March 7th, 2018
Selvin Chinnery sentenced to 8 years in prison

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Senior Magistrate Tamia N. Richards today, Wednesday, March 7, 2018 sentenced Selvin Chinnery, 47, to 5 years in relation to unlawful possession of firearm and possession of 3 rounds of ammunition.

February 23rd, 2018
Headley & Cornwall remanded on firearm charges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) grapples with the upsurge in shooting incidents in the Territory, two persons have been placed before the court and remanded for alleged offences involving the use of firearms.

February 20th, 2018
Reporter shut out of Magistrate’s Court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Despite construction work still taking place at the House of Assembly (HoA), on Friday, February 16, 2018, Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert aka 'Gus' announced that the Magistrate’s Court would commence criminal sittings in the House of Assembly Chambers on February 20, 2018.

December 16th, 2017
Sentencing for cocaine mule delayed

ROAD TOWN Tortola VI - A man who was found with a large quantity of cocaine earlier this year is still awaiting sentencing in the court of law.

December 10th, 2017
3 looters freed after completing 300 hours of community service

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Seven persons who were not spared the disciplinary pangs of the justice system after being caught looting from businesses, post Hurricane Irma, had another day in the Magistrate’s Court on December 8, 2017.

December 8th, 2017
‘Masa’ Pemberton sentenced to 2 years in jail; 3-year suspended sentence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI - Radio and social network personality Ramoamasagana ‘Masa’ Pemberton has been sentenced to two years behind bars for gun and ammunition charges, after he was found guilty earlier this year.

July 17th, 2017
'Masa' alleges he 'blindly' posted explicit video on FB

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Police officer of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), Alston Butler’s testimony gave contradicting evidence against Ramoamasagana ‘Masa’ Pemberton, who claimed he did not know the video he posted on his Facebook page had strong sexual content.

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