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January 16th, 2020
Ceasar killers were looking for another man- Court hears

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In her first murder case since taking up the post of Acting Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Tiffany R. Scatliffe-Esprit revealed that murder accused, St Kitts national Andraes Norford, and three other men were searching for another individual on the ill-fated day of September 10, 2017, when Hispanic businessman Julio Pineda Ceasar was fatally shot at his residence in East End.

December 26th, 2019
Several charged for driving without licence & insurance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Arrests of unlicenced drivers dominated the Royal Virgin Islands Police (RVIPF) Arrest Blotter for the period, December 8 to 21, 2019.

December 24th, 2019
2 held with $500K inside boat heading to East End

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) on Saturday, December 21, 2019 caught two men with half a million dollars in cash heading to East End, Tortola.

December 17th, 2019
19-year-old charged for allegedly shooting 16-year-old near day care

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A 19-year-old Huntums Ghut man, Deschon Hodge, allegedly fired multiple gunshots, injuring a 16-year-old male in the process, while parents were picking up their infants from a day care in Huntums Ghut, Tortola, in a heavily trafficked area last Tuesday, December 10, 2019.

December 12th, 2019
Man steals $$ from tip jar to buy beer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Magistrate Ayanna O. Baptiste-DaBreo told a well-known beggar to go and sin no more after he was brought before the court for stealing beer money from a local restaurant on Wednesday, December 4, 2019.

December 11th, 2019
Men in VG cocaine bust plead not guilty to drug charges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Nickel Simon, Cryton Browne, Wilferedo Lopez Vargas and Hober Morillo Ybarbia, the men jointly with the importation of a controlled drug in one of the largest drug busts in recent times in the Territory, will be heading to trial.

December 10th, 2019
Ousted legislator Myron V. Walwyn returns to courtroom

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The former controversial Education Minister under the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration, Myron V. Walwyn who went from being one of the biggest election winners to the biggest loser at the polls, was spotted in the Magistrate’s Court today Tuesday, December 10, 2019, in his capacity as a defense attorney.

December 10th, 2019
Preacher Carlton O'Neal found guilty of assaulting wife

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Local preacher Carlton O'Neal has been found guilty of assaulting his wife and the mother of his son, Jamaican national Shakesha O'Neal on March 22, 2019.

December 5th, 2019
US national nearly loses hand in knife attack by Jamaican labourer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Kipp La’von Nesbitt, an executive chef from the United States, had to undergo surgery to save his hand after Prince A. Bambury allegedly attacked him following an altercation which occurred after Nesbitt bumped into him at a food van in Road Town, Tortola, on November 30, 2019.

November 29th, 2019
‘I’m unemployed with three kids’- man found with drugs tells court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A man caught with a quantity of cocaine and cannabis wants the court to be lenient on him during his sentencing because he is currently unemployed and has three children to maintain.

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