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July 6th, 2020
Man punches glass door of supermarket after told of mask policy

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- Furious for not being allowed into a Cane Garden Bay suparmarket without wearing a mask, a man used his bare fist to punch the glass entrance door, causing it to crack.

June 28th, 2020
8 illegal immigrants caught on Prickly Pear Island; 2 on VG

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Some 10 illegal immigrants and a boat captain suspected to have smuggled them into the Virgin Islands have been caught on Prickly Pear Island and Virgin Gorda by local authorities acting on information received.

June 17th, 2020
UPDATE: $1M found on boat that allegedly entered VI illegally

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some $1M in cash was allegedly uncovered by law enforcement authorities who intercepted a vessel that entered the Territory illegally on June 16, 2020.

June 10th, 2020
USVI police arrest man seen throwing Molotov cocktails @ monument

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Police on Monday night, June 9, 2020, arrested 19-year-old Taylor Hasson of Grapetree Bay, St Croix, US Virgin Islands, on a Superior Court warrant in connection with the July 2019 incident where at least two men -- one of them Hasson -- were seen on video throwing Molotov cocktails at the Point Udall monument to ignite fires.

June 8th, 2020
4 arrested & released following ammo find on JvD

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- Where are the guns for a large cache of ammunition found at a home on Jost van Dyke is a question on the minds of investigators on the sister island.

May 18th, 2020
Man chopped on the neck @ VG

Virgin Gorda, VI- A man on Virgin Gorda was rushed to Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital on Tortola, bleeding profusely from a chop wound on the neck late last night, May 17, 2020, according to reports reaching our news desk.

May 17th, 2020
Businessman allegedly beats wife for turning on house lights

FORT HILL, Tortola, VI- A prominent Fort Hill businessman was taken into police custody in the wee hours of this morning, Sunday, May 17, 2020, for allegedly beating his wife and threatening to make her “disappear”.

April 30th, 2020
STT man allegedly fired gunshots wildly after dispute with ex lover

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— Two men were arrested this week in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) on separate gun charges- one for firing shots loosely after a dispute with a former lover, and another who was caught while in possession of an unlicensed firearm.

April 24th, 2020
Bobby’s owner Elton S. Leonard arrested over curfew violation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Proprietor of Bobby’s Supermarket in the heart of Road Town, Mr Elton S. Leonard, was taken into custody today, April 24, 2020, for allegedly violating curfew orders.

March 30th, 2020
‘The word of God was preached’ despite obstacles – Bishop Cline

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Pastor of the New Life Baptist Church in Duffs Bottom, Tortola, Bishop John I. Cline says despite the huge ‘misunderstanding’ that resulted in him being arrested for breaking curfew, yesterday Sunday, March 29, 2020, the word of God was still preached at the end of the day and many received the message of the Lord.

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