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September 12th, 2019
USVI man was ‘testing’ new boat found with drugs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Gerard Hilaire claimed to be giving his new fishing boat a test run when he was caught heading to an undesignated port of entry on Tortola with illegal drugs.

July 4th, 2019
Vincy man who led cops to his ganja farm ordered deported

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A native of St Vincent and the Grenadines who led police to his Marijuana farm on Tortola back in June 2017 has been ordered deported.

June 11th, 2019
VI man pleads guilty to firearm possession in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A citizen of the Virgin Islands, who was involved in a vehicular accident in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) in March 2019 was found with an illegal firearm and has since pleaded guilty to the offence.

March 15th, 2018
Haitian woman convicted in USVI of knifing pregnant woman

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Jurors in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) took less than two hours to convict a Haitian woman of beating her roommate, stabbing her with a knife and destroying her cellphone.

February 9th, 2018
Son of prominent VI based attorney convicted of rape in US

MANHATTAN, New York, USA- A 23-year-old man, whose father is a well-known figure in the judicial system in the Virgin Islands, was convicted Friday February 2, 2018 of raping a sleeping 20-year-old college student in an Upper East Side, New York apartment.

December 13th, 2017
Curfew breaker Shakeel Pondt found with gun in waist; Pleads guilty

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Shakeel Pondt, 31, who was found with a gun in his waist, ammunition and cocaine on September 10, 2017 was remanded to prison on December 12, 2017 to await sentencing.

December 10th, 2017
3 looters freed after completing 300 hours of community service

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Seven persons who were not spared the disciplinary pangs of the justice system after being caught looting from businesses, post Hurricane Irma, had another day in the Magistrate’s Court on December 8, 2017.

July 16th, 2017
Trini duo guilty of attempting to smuggle $$ out of VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Rachelle Emrith and Allan Birju pleaded guilty to having a sum of $67,538 which were found in their possession and allegedly obtained as proceeds of criminal conduct.

June 15th, 2017
DR man pleads guilty in USVI to possession of firearm by illegal alien

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Cristian Lopez-Moncion, 35, of the Dominican Republic, pleaded guilty today in federal court on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) to possession of a firearm by an illegal alien, Acting United States Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced.

March 31st, 2017
UPDATE: Matthew D. Hazell found guilty

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Matthew D. Hazel, who was accused of attempting to commit an armed robbery at CIBC First Caribbean Bank and traded gunshots with a police officer back in February 2015 has been found guilty in the High Court of the Virgin Islands.

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