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January 21st, 2020
Local preacher Carlton O'Neal fined $1000 for assaulting wife

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Magistrate Ayanna O. Baptiste-DaBreo fined local preacher Carlton O'Neal $1,000, which he has to pay by January 31, 2020 or spend two months at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut.

December 13th, 2019
Howe sentenced to 5 years 3 months for attempted robbery, assault

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Justice Ann-Marie Smith has sentenced Virgin Islands Belonger Mickhail Howe of Lower Estate, Tortola, to five years and three months for attempted robbery and assault of a female in 2018.

November 28th, 2019
VG woman allegedly choked, kicked & grabbed weave of cousin- court hears

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Jhani Brown, the virtual complainant, testified that her cousin Kianna George- the defendant- allegedly assaulted her and inflicted actual bodily harm on her on August 4, 2018.

October 24th, 2019
USVI man chokes slam girlfriend on bed causing it to break

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Police in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 arrested a man who allegedly went to his girlfriend’s Watergut apartment, choked her until she could no longer breathe, then slammed her on a bed causing the bed to break.

October 23rd, 2019
DJ allegedly fractures intoxicated man’s jaw @ bar

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Duff’s Bottom resident, 44-year-old Keith S. Smith, is being criminally charged for assault occasioning actual bodily harm at the Magistrate’s Court, after he allegedly fractured a man’s jaw at a well-known Tortola bar on June 21, 2019.

October 16th, 2019
JvD residents petition Gov’t to investigate David Dietrich

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- More than 40 residents of Jost van Dyke (JvD) have signed a petition urging the Government of the Virgin Islands to investigate Mr David Dietrich, the former Director of Operations at Foxy’s Tamarind Bar and close friend of Mr Philiciano O. Callwood MBE aka ‘Foxy’.

October 15th, 2019
USVI man allegedly beats wife, takes her cellphone & house keys

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— A woman told police on Friday, October 11, 2019 that her estranged husband assaulted her, took her house keys and cellphone and fled the area, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.

October 15th, 2019
Woman allegedly punched another female while trying to part Valentine’s Day fight

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While giving evidence in her defence, Seanna Jack of Brady Ghut admitted to fisting a woman as an act of self-defense at a bar on Valentine’s Day last year.

October 10th, 2019
HMP inmate assaults 3 prison officers; Police investigating

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- Reports reaching our newsroom are that on Sunday October 6, 2019 an inmate at Her Majesty's Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut, Tortola, reportedly assaulted three prison officers.

October 5th, 2019
Teen arrested for burglarising mother's home

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI - A 19-year-old man was arrested and charged with second-degree burglary after breaking and entering into his mother’s house in Concordia and taking items without her permission.

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