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January 14th, 2020
Walwyn ESHS wall investigation heading to DPP Office - CoP Matthews

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Commissioner of Police (CoP) at the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), Mr Michael B. Matthews says the investigation into the $1.6M Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) wall project commissioned by Myron V. Walwyn in 2016—while serving as Minister of Education under the National Democratic Party—has been completed and is now heading to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for further action.

January 2nd, 2020
Teen reportedly shoots self accidentally on St Croix

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- — A 15-year old male was wounded from a gunshot early Tuesday morning, December 31, 2019 near the Crucian Christmas Festival Village in Frederiksted, St Croix, US Virgin Islands, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Toby Derima has announced.

December 24th, 2019
UPDATE: Canadian tourist was allegedly fatally injured by barge

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – The Canadian tourist who lost his life on Virgin Gorda on Friday, December 20, 2019 was reportedly struck by a barge while in waters off Fishers Cove.

December 10th, 2019
Shots fired in Huntums Ghut; One injured

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI- Information just reaching our newsroom is that police have responded to gunshots fired in Huntums Ghut on the main island of Tortola this afternoon, December 10, 2019. At least one person has reportedly been injured.

November 1st, 2019
Report on BVI Airways will be publicised ‘soon’- Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- His Excellency Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert has said members of the media and the public would soon be privy to the Auditor General’s report on the scandalous BVI Airways deal.

October 24th, 2019
Concerned persons rescue child left in locked car

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When a passerby noticed a child alone in a locked car in the heart of Road Town shortly before noon yesterday October 23, 2019, they did not leave to chance that the parent or guardian would have returned in short order.

October 10th, 2019
HMP inmate assaults 3 prison officers; Police investigating

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- Reports reaching our newsroom are that on Sunday October 6, 2019 an inmate at Her Majesty's Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut, Tortola, reportedly assaulted three prison officers.

July 24th, 2019
Detective team now on Walwyn wall case - CoP Matthews

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - As investigations into the $1.6M Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) wall project commissioned by former Legislator Myron V. Walwyn continue, Commissioner of Police Mr Micheal B. Matthews has indicated that the case is now in the hands of an entire team of detectives with close to 100 persons now interviewed as part of the probe into the alleged corruption.

May 22nd, 2018
Spate of burglaries of Road Town businesses

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Our police sources are confirming that sometime Monday morning on May 21, 2018, there has been a spate of burglaries of approximately four Road Town businesses.

May 13th, 2018
Four-car smash-up on James Walter Francis Drive Carriageway

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was some time around 1:00 P.M. on Saturday May 12, 2018 that there was a four-car accident on the James Walter Francis Drive Dual Carriageway.

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