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August 8th, 2019
USVI resident sentenced for failing to register as sex offender

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Jeffrey Cole, 57, of St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI), was sentenced on Monday August 5, 2019 on his conviction for failing to register as a sex offender, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

July 16th, 2019
Vincy man who knifed Jamaican wife to death jailed for 6 ½ years

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- St Vincent national Lennox F. Da Silva aka ‘Ocho’, who knifed his Jamaican wife, Sherika Nelson- Da Silva, to death at their apartment in Greenland, Tortola, on June 10, 2017 was on July 12, 2019 sentenced to six-and-a-half years in prison.

July 12th, 2019
8 years jail for Trini man who raped friend’s stepdaughter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Security guard Andre Stedman, the 56-year-old Trinidadian accused of raping his friend’s stepdaughter about two years ago, has been sentenced to 8 years imprisonment at Her Majesty’s Prison in Balsam Ghut, Tortola.

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.

April 26th, 2018
Prominent VI lawyer’s son gets 10 years in jail for rape

MANHATTAN, New York, USA- 23-year-old George Fay, whose father is a well-known figure in the judicial system in the Virgin Islands, was sentenced on Tuesday April 17, 2018 to 10 years in prison for raping a sleeping woman in an Upper East Side, New York apartment.

March 22nd, 2018
St John man sentenced to 10 years for biting piece of man’s ear off

VI CONSORTIUM

CRUZ BAY, St John, USVI- Ten years in prison was the sentence US Virgin Islands (USVI) Superior Court Judge Kathleen Mackay on Tuesday March 22, 2018 handed down on Emanuel Greer of Calabash Boom, St John, for an ear-biting incident that occurred a little less than two years ago, USVI Department of Justice Public Media Officer Corliss Smithen has announced.

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 15th, 2017
9 years in jail for Matthew D. Hazell

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After being found guilty on March 31, 2017 of attempted murder, attempted robbery, unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition, Matthew D. Hazell was today, May 15, 2017 sentenced to nine years in prison by Justice Nicola P. Byer.

April 27th, 2017
Nelson Callwood sentenced; Danny Benjamin 2-year suspended sentence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It appears that new rules imposed by the Director of Public Prosecutions Kim Hollis QC, to have all sex offence cases tried in camera, is in effect practicing media censorship.

March 16th, 2017
St John man sentenced to 25 years for 2012 murder

VI CONSORTIUM

BELLE VUE, St John, USVI — US Virgin Islands (USVI) Superior Court Judge Michael C. Dunston sentenced Ralph Titre to 25 years in prison for the 2012 murder of Tiny Jah Jarvis, the USVI Department of Justice Public Media Officer Corliss Smithen announced Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

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