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

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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

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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.

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.

July 15th, 2017
‘I made a mistake...’ – Skipper who failed to declare firearm

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On Wednesday July 12, 2017, an officer from the US Virgin Islands Police Department, Derrick Callwood and Inter Island Boat Services Captain, Jarvis Hodge were brought before the Magistrate’s Court on charges of untrue declaration of a firearm.

July 11th, 2017
Businessmen held @ gunpoint on Tortola & VG- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Commissioner of Police Michael Matthews is making a special appeal to the public to provide names of persons seen with, suspected of having or importing illegal firearms into the Territory.

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