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December 5th, 2019
US national nearly loses hand in knife attack by Jamaican labourer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Kipp La’von Nesbitt, an executive chef from the United States, had to undergo surgery to save his hand after Prince A. Bambury allegedly attacked him following an altercation which occurred after Nesbitt bumped into him at a food van in Road Town, Tortola, on November 30, 2019.

November 27th, 2019
DR man allegedly caressed 10-year old's vagina- Court hears

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Rafael Sabino, 46, of the Dominican Republic, is facing criminal charges at the Magistrate’s Court in the Virgin Islands after he allegedly kissed and fondled the vagina of a ten-year-old girl who is the same age of his youngest daughter.

November 19th, 2019
Man accuses police of pinning burglary on him based on previous conviction

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Sidney V. Malone accused the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) of pinning two counts of burglary on him because of his previous similar run-ins with the law.

November 1st, 2019
Locals granted $500K bail for $30.9M cocaine bust @ VG

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The two locals charged by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) in relation to a major cocaine bust at Virgin Gorda were granted bail in the sum of half a million dollars each when they made a first appearance at the Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, October 31, 2019.

July 18th, 2019
$15k bail for Horse Path man allegedly found with Cannabis

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A resident of Horse Path has been slapped with $15,000 bail after being charged by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) for alleged Cannabis related offenses.

October 30th, 2017
Three more persons charged for looting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) continues its pursuit of looters, three more persons are now on police bail awaiting court appearances for theft.

March 2nd, 2017
USVI man arrested on rape & related charges out on bail

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — US Virgin Islands (USVI) Superior Court Magistrate Carolyn Hermon-Purcell has ruled that there was sufficient evidence to move forward on rape and related charges against Shawn Tyson, [US] Virgin Islands Department of Justice Public Media Officer Corliss Smithen announced Thursday March 2, 2017.

February 23rd, 2017
USVI man who detained & beat woman given bail

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— US Virgin Islands (USVI) Superior Court Magistrate Henry Carr III found probable cause to move forward on false imprisonment and related charges against Elijah Henry, who is accused of beating a female victim while detaining her in her apartment, the USVI Department of Justice Public Media Officer announced this week.

February 14th, 2017
Bob & Tico granted bail in round 3!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Under heavy security at the Road Town Police Station on the main island of Tortola and away from the media, their families and other supporters, Earl D. Hodge and Roberto 'Tico' Harrigan were today February 14, 2017 granted bail by a magistrate brought in specifically for this case.

November 4th, 2016
Man accused of killing two police officers in USVI out on bail

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Police Officer Francis Williams, who the [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) has accused of killing fellow officers Lesha Lammy and Kai Javois, has been released on bail, with Judge Harold Willocks opining that Mr Williams was not a flight risk because he is a lifelong resident of St. Croix, had no criminal history prior to the myriad of charges levied against him by the V.I.P.D., and that he has family

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