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September 22nd, 2016
Movine F. Fahie allegedly forced to live in farm hut

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Imagine having a nice king-sized bed and unable to sleep on it, a comfortable house with all its amenities but unable to use them as you wish. This is allegedly the state of affairs of one of the territory’s most prominent farmers, Ms Moviene F. Fahie.

December 11th, 2015
Rommel Sofia sentenced to two years, fined $2k

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following his guilty plea to all the charges against him – that of false accounting, theft, and concealing and transferring proceeds of a criminal nature – Filipino Rommel Sofia was yesterday December 10, 2015 sentenced to two years and fined $2,000 overall.

December 4th, 2015
‘Please consider deportation’ for Sofia– pleads Valerie Stephens-Gordon

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Since his arrest on July 1, 2015 Filipino Rommel Sofia had been full of remorse over his crime. According to his attorney at law Valerie Stephens-Gordon, he had initially denied the accusations but later during a police interview he admitted to the alleged crime.

November 17th, 2015
Lawyer for Matthew D. Hazell bemoans continued delays in trial

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Lawyer for Matthew D. Hazell attorney at law Valerie Stephens-Gordon yesterday November 16, 2015 put the Crown on notice that if they continue not to be ready with their paper committal process then she will have no choice but to seek bail for her client who has been locked up since February this year.

April 24th, 2015
Hazell to challenge DNA report linking him to CIBC shooting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Matthew Darrel Hazell, charged with attempted murder, possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition, is to challenge the DNA report allegedly linking him to the shooting and attempted robbery in the vicinity of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank on February 16, 2015.

November 6th, 2014
1 PO received all evidence in Multi Mln $ drug bust – Mr Dane A. Hamilton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Many things were not adding up in law, police procedures among others but one thing that stood out to lawyers in one of the most dramatic trials of recent in the Magistrate’s Court of the Virgin Islands was the fact that the Crown presented a lone witness as it related to all the handling of the evidence of the August 10, 2012 multi-million dollar drug bust.

June 18th, 2014
Rape charges against Dr. Nicholas Redhead dropped!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The charges of rape against Dr. Nicholas Redhead have been dropped following an affidavit filed by the Virtual Complainant (VC) in the High Court of Grenada insisting that she no longer wishes to pursue the matter.

April 14th, 2014
Fmr Magistrate Charmaine R. Rosan-Bunbury awaits return to office

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Three years ago Former Magistrate Charmaine R. Rosan-Bunbury was removed from office as the Crown had taken legal action against her but a tribunal had in May 2012 found no wrongdoing on her part and had advised that she be returned to office. Up to today that order has not been carried out.

August 22nd, 2013
Hot cases on agenda for Sept. 2013 Sitting of Court of Appeal!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands will be the next stop come September 16-20, 2013 for the Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.



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