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February 4th, 2020
4-day trial begins for trio allegedly found with firearm, ammo, drugs & $$

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The four-day-trial against Sea Cows Bay residents Gregory Alleyne Jr and Kervis Collis Rhymer, along with high court employee and girlfriend of Alleyne, Alisma Wheatley, has started at the Magistrate’s Court before Magistrate Christilyn Benjamin.

January 7th, 2020
Dijon Hodge charged in shooting incident @ Bouncer’s Bar

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – One male has been charged in relation to the late night shooting incident on Friday, January 3, 2020 at Bouncer’s Bar in Paraquita Bay, Tortola, according to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

May 22nd, 2019
UPDATE: 2 charged for Capriccio robbery

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two persons have been charged in relation to the recent robbery at Capriccio di Mare Restaurant, located on Waterfront Drive opposite the Road Town Ferry Dock.

May 2nd, 2019
STT man allegedly found with firearm, cocaine & marijuana

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Aubrey Frett, 30, of St Thomas, United States Virgin Islands (USVI), was arrested on May 1, 2019 on an indictment charging him with possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number, possession with the intent to distribute crack cocaine, possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense.

May 30th, 2018
Two VG men face firearm related offences

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Two male Virgin Gorda residents were charged with firearm-related offences in relation to a robbery over the weekend.

May 10th, 2018
USVI man gets 15 years jail for possession of firearm near school

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) man was sentenced Wednesday May 9, 2018 to 15 years for being found with an illegal handgun during a police operation more than a year ago, [US] Virgin Islands Department of Justice Public Media Officer Corliss Smithen announced Wednesday.

April 11th, 2018
USVI man charged for illegal possession of firearm

VI CONSORTIUM

LINDBERG BAY, St Thomas, USVI - An altercation between two men led to the discovery of an illegal firearm earlier this month, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte has announced.

March 7th, 2018
Selvin Chinnery sentenced to 8 years in prison

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Senior Magistrate Tamia N. Richards today, Wednesday, March 7, 2018 sentenced Selvin Chinnery, 47, to 5 years in relation to unlawful possession of firearm and possession of 3 rounds of ammunition.

January 8th, 2018
Gun & ammo recovered @ Ellis Thomas Downs following shooting

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is said to be intensely investigating the finding of a gun and several rounds of ammunition at Ellis Thomas Downs late last night January 7, 2018.

December 9th, 2017
UPDATE: Hernandez had no gun, but knife- Senior Police & NSC sources

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Our police sources have retracted the previous information given to our newsroom on the escaped prisoner, Santo Yamarco Hernandez, alleging that he had a gun after he was shot by police on December 6, 2017.

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