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September 23rd, 2019
Vincy men 'good when they get good treatment’- Man who battered woman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Randy Butler has defended men from St Vincent and the Grenadines like himself, who have been often perceived to be aggressive towards women in the [British] Virgin Islands.

September 16th, 2019
Man steals pigtail for woman in aftermath of Irma; Fined $3,000

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An elderly man who admitted to stealing groceries, including pigtail for a woman after Hurricane Irma, is facing up to six months at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) if he does not pay a $3,000 fine.

September 10th, 2019
Kittitian who overstayed 1 yr, 8 mths said he couldn't find a 'sponsor'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A St Kitts national, who unlawfully remained for one year and eight months in the territory and used an alias to police, was fined $1,350 and ordered to spend four months at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP).

June 26th, 2019
Guyanese ‘model’ who faked HIV results to spend 9 months in jail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A Guyanese woman who had hired a man to obtain an HIV test in her name after arriving in the Virgin Islands in April 2019 has been sentenced to nine (9) months in jail.

March 1st, 2019
School children crush Police in marijuana debate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The three-member team of the Virgin Islands Law Enforcement Training Academy were no match for the St Georges High School trio at the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) marijuana debate last evening, Thursday, February 28, 2019, at the Road Town Police Station as part of the RVIPF ‘Police Week’ line of activities.

December 18th, 2017
Court Brief: Venezuelans & Ports Authority Staff in trouble with the law

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was a story first and accurately reported by our newsroom on August 29, 2017, that some men were found in a house in Cox Heath with guns and cash in a joint operation by the police and Immigration and Customs Officials, who had swooped down on the men for overstaying their time in the Virgin Islands (VI).

December 8th, 2017
‘Masa’ Pemberton sentenced to 2 years in jail; 3-year suspended sentence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI - Radio and social network personality Ramoamasagana ‘Masa’ Pemberton has been sentenced to two years behind bars for gun and ammunition charges, after he was found guilty earlier this year.

May 18th, 2017
Magistrate takes Gov’t to task for mentally ill people

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Sonnel G. Hanley is said to be of unsound mind and is well known for slapping persons, including tourists.

May 16th, 2017
Tifern Henley to stand trial for alleged kidnapping attempt

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - 35 year old Cane Garden Bay resident, Tifern Henley, who was before the Magistrate's Court on charges related to attempting to kidnap a woman and two children, heard that he is not the 'worst of the bunch'.

January 24th, 2017
Man fined for biting lover over sex

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Trevor Frett, a resident of Purcell Estate, has to fork up $750 or spend two months in jail for allegedly biting the mother of his child who refused him sex sometime in April, 2016.

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