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July 15th, 2019
USVI senator to return donation from Co. of accused child molester

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- US Virgin Islands (USVI) Senator Alicia V. Barnes said on Monday, July 15, 2019 she would return $1,000 donated to her campaign in 2018 by a company that accused child molester Jeffery E. Epstein owns.

May 1st, 2019
Attorney in Vanterpool vs Speaker court battle arrested

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago- Just a day before a final ruling is expected to be made in the High Court of the Virgin Islands regarding the legal battle between Speaker of the Virgin Islands House of Assembly Honourable Julian Willock and Fourth District Representative-Elect Mr Mark H. Vanterpool, one of the attorneys in the case has been arrested.

April 9th, 2019
UPDATE: Sr Gov’t Officer Robert Swain charged for bribery

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has formally charged Robert Swain Sr., 56, of Sand Box Road for bribery by a public official.

July 11th, 2018
Rudy Vanterpool is man shot on VG; Still @ Peebles Hospital

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Police have confirmed that the man shot yesterday, July 10, 2018 around 5:30 PM on Virgin Gorda is Rudy Vanterpool. He remains a patient at Peebles Hospital and is said to be in stable condition.

March 20th, 2018
USVI police arrest man for allegedly assaulting female acquaintance

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- [US] Virgin Islands Police Officers (VIPD) officers recently arrested a man who allegedly assaulted a female acquaintance, VIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.

March 16th, 2018
UPDATE: Men held in Sweeney & Stevens murder probe released

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Residents were hoping for a major breakthrough in the murder probe of Clevaughn M. Sweeney and Michael Stevens when it was announced yesterday, March 15, 2018 by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) that two persons had been held for questioning.

March 9th, 2018
USVI man charged for allegedly sexually assaulting 2 minors

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— The [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) on Thursday, March 8, 2018 said Jelani Marcus Hall, 28, was arrested and charged with first-degree unlawful sexual contact, after it was reported — and investigated, according to police — that Mr Hall, on several occasions, had sexually assaulted two minors.

February 12th, 2018
USVI man arrested for allegedly beating female about body & head

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A man was arrested for allegedly beating a female acquaintance with his closed fist about the body and on her head on Monday February 5, 2018, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.

February 4th, 2018
292 lbs of cocaine inside vessel leaving USVI towards Puerto Rico

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents, along with agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), seized 292 pounds (132 kilos) of cocaine concealed inside two hidden compartments in a vessel intercepted leaving from St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI), towards Puerto Rico on Saturday January 27, 2018.

December 29th, 2017
UK officer reportedly offered job in VI suspended in homeland

DERBYSHIRE, United Kingdom- A senior United Kingdom (UK) police officer, who served in the Virgin Islands following the passage of Hurricane Irma in September 2017 and who was reportedly being offered a job with the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), has been suspended from the force in Derbyshire, according to a UK publication.

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