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April 22nd, 2014
UPDATE: VC unfit to testify in sword matter - Psychiatrist

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Magistrate Dr Velon L. John is now set to rule on whether a trial will go ahead against accused men, Mustafa Claxton, 28, and Charles Plaza, 43, after a psychiatrist testified on the competence of the Virtual Complainant (VC) today, April 22, 2014.

January 20th, 2014
UPDATE: Witnesses met to get dates ‘right’ in “Supercop” assault – Court hears

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Three witnesses reportedly met each other to get the date an alleged sexual assault incident occurred straightened among themselves, according to a defence witness who testified today, January 20, 2014 at the Magistrate’s court.

January 10th, 2014
Delays hamper start of sex offence trial

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – IT Specialist, Mr. Oliver Lewis, 34, will return to the Magistrate’s Court next month for the start of his trial after delays forced an adjournment today, January 10, 2014.

December 10th, 2013
New magistrate to clamp down on adjournments

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Magistrate’s Court of the Virgin Islands is now polished with the positioning of a new magistrate in the person of Magistrate Velon John who, from the onset of this working in the VI, has made it emphatically clear that “justice delayed is justice denied”, which does not make him very fond of granting adjournments.

July 11th, 2013
UPDATE: Penn manages another adjournment!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The facts are sketchy but former legislator Andre A. Penn, who is accused of sex related offences allegedly committed on a minor, has managed to get yet another adjournment to his retrial in the High Court.

November 7th, 2012
Prominent legal expert joins Vernon E. Malone & Co.

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Prominent Jamaican attorney, Hugh Wildman, was yesterday admitted by Justice Albert Redhead, High Court Judge, to practice at the Virgin Islands Bar.

August 13th, 2012
UPDATE: Court against man leaving territory for

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After being remanded to the Peebles Hospital for medical evaluation, Elrys Todman appeared at the Magistrates Court today, August 13, 2012, where he was instructed by Magistrate Tamia Richards, that the request for his case to be a

June 5th, 2012
Khoy Frett wants to deceive the court?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Senior Magistrate Valerie Stephens was appalled this morning, June 5, 2012 when she was notified that Khoy Frett, who is facing drug related charges, did not surrender his United States green card and ordered that it be handed over to Police immediately.

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