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October 16th, 2020
Man remanded for burglarising restaurant of alcoholic drinks & clothing

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A man was denied bail and remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) after he pleaded guilty to entering the Upper-Level Restaurant on Fleming Street in Road Town and making off with alcohol and articles of clothing, including boxer shorts.

October 7th, 2020
Kenaz Hazel sentenced to 5 years @ HMP for unlicensed gun

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A 24-year-old Purcell Estate man will spend the next five years at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut after pleading guilty to the offence of ‘carrying an unlicensed firearm’.

October 6th, 2020
VZ duo claims passports stolen; Overstayed 12 months in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The two Venezuelans, who were placed before the Magistrate’s Court and fined $1,000 each for overstaying for nearly a year, admitted to remaining in the territory without permission from an immigration officer because a friend reportedly stole their passports.

September 8th, 2020
Local who called policewoman a ‘fat bitch’ fined nearly $4K for traffic offences

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Long Trench resident Irvin Anthony Smith, who reportedly called a female auxiliary officer a ‘fat bitch’ and hurled other indecent slurs at her, was fined nearly $4,000 when he appeared virtually before the Magistrate’s Court on Monday, September 7, 2020.

July 14th, 2020
DR woman entered VI illegally but caught trying to leave via airport

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A national of the Dominican Republic residing in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI), was caught trying to exit the Virgin Islands via the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island on July 8, 2020, after entering illegally.

July 10th, 2020
Belle Vue man in domestic dispute matter found guilty of resisting arrest

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Eric Nibbs of Belle Vue was ordered to pay $750 in fines after he was found guilty in the Magistrate's Court on Monday, July 6, 2020, of ‘Resisting Arrest’ and ‘Use of a telephone without a hands-free device’ while police were responding to a dispute at his residence.

July 7th, 2020
VG landlord guilty of damaging tenant's washing machine & car windshield

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A Virgin Gorda landlord was found guilty of a 2012 matter where he reportedly destroyed a washing machine and a car windshield of one of his tenants.

July 6th, 2020
Ex-educator found guilty of cannabis & ammo possession; Fined $4K

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Magistrate Ayanna O. Baptiste-DaBreo found an ex-educator guilty of having more than 100 grams of cannabis and possession of ammunition over six years ago.

May 12th, 2020
$20k bail for driver in 'bizarre' police chase

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The driver of a motorcar who led members of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) in a bizarre chase on the Blackburn Highway, Tortola, on May 9, 2020, was granted $20,000 bail after pleading guilty to all but one charge.

April 23rd, 2020
Youth who broke curfew to buy weed jailed for 2 mths

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite his passionate plea for a non-custodial sentence, stating that he wanted to spend an upcoming birthday with his infant child, Nikolai Brathwaite was sentenced to two months at Her Majesty’s Prison for ‘Breach of Curfew.’

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