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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.

November 26th, 2019
Trial for man accused of bribery by public official to restart after 'hiccup'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Wesley Legair testified before the Magistrate’s Court that he saw the money exchange between his former employer and Robert Swain, witnessed the meetings and the altercation between the two over monies owed to Swain by his employer.

October 21st, 2019
Man questions reduced quantity of drugs during trial

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- During his trial for a drug-related offence, Dillon Findlay appeared disappointed that the quantity of drugs he was held with was less than what was presented in evidence against him.

October 10th, 2019
Husband accuses expat wife of kidnapping & extortion

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Jamaican national Shakesha O'Neal has accused her husband Carlton O'Neal of offering her money after he abused her.

October 1st, 2019
VG man allegedly assaults female accused of ‘messing up his relationship’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A man from Virgin Gorda has been charged for assaulting a woman who he deemed a trouble maker who was feeding lies to his girlfriend.

September 12th, 2019
Robbery accused gets bail lowered by $20,000 via video link

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An inmate at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) made a successful case to the Magistrate’s Court to have his bail amount lowered by $20,000.

March 31st, 2017
UPDATE: Matthew D. Hazell found guilty

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Matthew D. Hazel, who was accused of attempting to commit an armed robbery at CIBC First Caribbean Bank and traded gunshots with a police officer back in February 2015 has been found guilty in the High Court of the Virgin Islands.

March 9th, 2017
‘Masa’ being tried for allegedly posting X-rated video on Facebook

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ramoamasagana ‘Masa’ Pemberton is in the history books of the Virgin Islands judicial system as being the first person to be tried for posting an alleged X-rated video on social media.

December 16th, 2016
Masa trial: ‘Bystander’ led Police to gun & ammo- Court told

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ramoamasagana Pemberton aka Masa had another day in court on December 13, 2016 and listened as a police officer told the magistrate that someone led him to the stashed gun and ammunition.

October 25th, 2016
UPDATE: Kenyatta Boynes found guilty of murdering Paul Prentice

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Kenyatta Boynes, 32, has been found guilty of the shooting to death of Paul Prentice and attempted murder of another man, committed on December 14, 2014 in Road Town.

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