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August 26th, 2018
Randy Ashton charged with damage to property over stolen ‘Purcell plants’

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI - Police sources have confirmed to our newsroom, that Randy Ashton, aka ‘Box Head,’ of Georges North Side, on Tortola, was over the weekend arrested on suspicion of theft, in relation to the missing plants removed on the morning of August 21, 2018, from Purcell Estate.

August 21st, 2018
SHAME! SHAME! Bandits steal plants from 6th District youth project

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI - The Six District, under the Leadership of Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6), had started a 'Youth Summer Beatification Project' for children between the ages of 12 and 17.

August 15th, 2018
RVIPF pleads for witnesses in deadly Purcell shooting to come forward

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), is calling for anyone who may have witnessed the shooting death of 25-year-old, Jerry Casto-Felix, in Purcell Estate, in the vicinity of the OneMart Warehouse on Friday, August 10, 2018, to come forward and provide assistance.

August 12th, 2018
Hon Maduro-Caines calls on residents to cooperate with RVIPF

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola VI – Sixth District Representative in the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines, has called on residents of Purcell Estate, to cooperate with the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force’s (RVIPF) investigation, into the deadly shooting on Friday, August 10, 2018, which claimed the life of 25-year-old, Jerry Casto-Felix.

August 11th, 2018
UPDATE: Shooting victim identified as Jerry Castro-Felix, 25

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Our newsroom can confirm that the man gunned down on the streets of Purcell, next to the Onemart new blue building, has been identified as local resident, Jerry Casto-Felix, who is 25 years of age.

July 13th, 2018
Car collides with 'big truck'; traffic affected

FREE BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Some time after noon today, Friday July 13, 2018, a car collided with a big truck in the vicinity of Qwomar Trading Limited, on the main island of Tortola.

December 29th, 2017
UPDATE: Purcell robbery victim was hit with a gun; $$ taken- Police

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI - Police have confirmed Virgin Islands News Online’s first reported story that a man was robbed in Purcell Estate, Tortola on December 23, 2017.

July 18th, 2017
Vehicular accident holds up traffic in Purcell Estate

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI- At about 1:20 P.M. today, July 18, 2017 two vehicles collided in the Purcell Estate area of Tortola.

December 29th, 2015
UPDATE: Police confirm ‘loud explosions' in Purcell last night Dec 28, 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) today December 29, 2015 confirmed the occurrence of loud explosions resembling gunshots in the Purcell Estate area late last night December 28, 2015.

October 23rd, 2015
Man struck by car on James Walter Francis Dual Carriageway

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI – (Post Time: 8:40am) Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and public spirited ‎persons rushed to the aid of a man after he was hit by a car around 8am this morning October 23, 2015.





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