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April 6th, 2017
USVI woman arrested for receiving firearms in the mail

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Shelica Baxter, 26, of St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) made her initial appearance today, April 6, 2017 before US Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged with receiving firearms through the mail, Acting United States Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced.

July 6th, 2016
Police confiscate 8 guns following fight @ USVI nightclub

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Police Chief Winsbut McFarlande had a clear message for violent criminals on July 5, 2016: Terrorise this island, and the [U.S.]Virgin Islands Police Department (V.I.P.D.) will come for you.

January 18th, 2016
Man jailed after guns & bulletproof vests found @ his STT, USVI home

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - A man living in Vester Gade, Savan, St Thomas, USVI, was arrested and charged with possession of unlicensed firearms after police found three guns and two bulletproof vests at his place of residence, US Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Kevin Jackson announced on January 16, 2016.

December 5th, 2014
Court date changed for Irene Penn O’Neal & 2 children

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – This morning December 5, 2014 as was scheduled Irene Penn O’Neal, 55, Zubida O’Neal, 21 and Cordell O’Neal, 29 were all present at the Magistrate’s Court to answer charges of unlawful possession of firearms. However they never made it into the court room.

May 1st, 2014
Four more firearms uncovered in another home search

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Only days after uncovering a firearm and several rounds of ammunition, Police, in another home search, have uncovered four more firearms and large quantity of ammunition.

January 10th, 2013
RVIPF Ag Commissioner extends gun amnesty period

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Acting Commissioner of Police David Morris has extended the Firearm and Prohibited Weapons Amnesty period until the end of January 2013.

March 10th, 2012
UPDATE: Neil Dabreo charged in domestic violence incident/ammo find

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following a domestic incident in the Prospect Reef area on Saturday officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIP) have on, Monday March 12, 2012 charged Neil Dabreo with Possession of a Firearm and Possession of Explosives.

December 12th, 2011
No firearms for business owners!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Allowing business owners to have firearms in their premises is something the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner of Police are not in favour of, disclosed Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), David Morris in an exclusive interview with this news agency.





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