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May 25th, 2018
Cocaine bound for Tortola held by Trinidad & Tobago police

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, WI- Virgin Islands News Online’s media partner Trinidad Express is reporting today May 25, 2018 that cocaine valued at $20 million and bound for Tortola, Virgin Islands, was found on Wednesday May 23, 2018 at Queen’s Wharf, Port of Spain.

February 3rd, 2016
Major drug bust made in VI waters

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reports reaching our newsroom from our Team of Reporters around the Virgin Islands state that law enforcement authorities, including Police and Customs officials, allegedly made a major drug bust in Virgin Islands waters.

October 12th, 2015
Drug accused ‎Donald George granted $300K bail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While his co-accused were all granted bail sometime in September, 2015 Donald George only successfully secured his partial liberty on Friday October 9, 2015 in the High Court.

June 30th, 2015
Deceased male in drug operation identified

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After consultation with the Coroner’s Office, the Major Crime Team is now in a position to release the name of the man who was fatally wounded during a drug interdiction operation at sea in May.

May 20th, 2015
UPDATE: 16 bales of cocaine seized in recent drug bust- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is reporting that some 16 bales of cocaine were recovered during the drug bust in Virgin Islands waters where one suspect was killed and two arrested on May 18, 2015, a story that was broken by Virgin Islands News Online.

November 12th, 2014
Time served! Kevin Greaves wants his $13K from RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Yesterday November 11, 2014 in the Magistrate’s Court before Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo Kevin Greaves presented facts to show why the Crown has no right to be holding to $13,514 they had relieved him of during a drug bust back in November 2012.

September 17th, 2014
Retrial of five in major drug bust starts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It was a battle of some of the prominent legal minds in the Magistrates’ Court yesterday afternoon when two lawyers presented a no-case submission to Magistrate Dr. Velon L. John arguing that there was no evidence submitted by the prosecution that links Jomo Jack to the conspiracy allegation surrounding Leon King.

April 16th, 2014
Pierre gets 7 years for Anegada drug bust

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Vincentian Glenroy Pierre, 34, was handed a total of seven years' imprisonment on drug related charges when he appeared before the Magistrate's Court at John's Hole today, April 16, 2014.

November 24th, 2013
Glenroy Pierre opts for legal representation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It was expected that the trial against Glenroy Pierre, who is before the Magistrate’s Court allegedly for the supply or offering to supply controlled drugs on October 25, 2012, would have moved a stage further when he reappeared before Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards on November 21, 2013.

October 21st, 2013
Tip-off led to RIVPF drug bust last night, Oct. 20

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Reliable sources close to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) have confirmed that police made a major crack down on an alleged drug smuggling move in the Virgin Islands last night, October 20, 2013.



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