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May 15th, 2017
9 years in jail for Matthew D. Hazell

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After being found guilty on March 31, 2017 of attempted murder, attempted robbery, unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition, Matthew D. Hazell was today, May 15, 2017 sentenced to nine years in prison by Justice Nicola P. Byer.

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.

November 9th, 2016
Prosecution alleges Matthew D. Hazell was after $28.3K in botched robbery

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A jury body is well locked in the trial of former employee of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank Matthew D. Hazell as the trial got underway in the High Court yesterday November 8, 2016.

July 20th, 2016
Matthew D. Hazell on $200k bail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Matthew Darrel Hazell was today, July 20, 2016, granted bail in the sum of $200,000, of which $40, 000 must be paid in cash.

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.

June 11th, 2015
RVIPF had surveillance on Matthew D. Hazell before arrest – Court hears

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Matthew D. Hazell, who is charged with attempted murder, was considered to be a flight risk and was denied bail when he appeared before Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo on June 10, 2015.

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.

February 27th, 2015
Caught in a crossfire? Matthew D. Hazell claims innocence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank receptionist Matthew D. Hazell was slapped with three charges; attempted murder, possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition, when he appeared in court yesterday February 26, 2015 but maintained his innocence as his lawyer said that he was caught in a crossfire of bullets.

February 24th, 2015
UPDATE: Matthew D. Hazell charged with attempted murder/robbery

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) said that based on the advice of the Director of Public Prosecutions, the Major Crime detectives today February 24, 2015 have charged Matthew D. Hazell, 23, of Paraquita Bay with attempted murder and attempted robbery.

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