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April 11th, 2018
USVI man charged for illegal possession of firearm

VI CONSORTIUM

LINDBERG BAY, St Thomas, USVI - An altercation between two men led to the discovery of an illegal firearm earlier this month, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte has announced.

June 9th, 2017
UPDATE: Recent incident @ HMP had potential of escalating- Source

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- The June 1, 2017 incident that resulted in a security guard and an inmate receiving injuries at Her Majesty 's Prison in Balsam Ghut had the potential of escalating into a major one, according to a source at the prison.

April 5th, 2017
Man dies after stabbed with broken bottle on St Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Two men accustomed of hanging out at the Estate La Reine Vegetable Market on St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI), got into an altercation on April 4, 2017 which ended with the death of one of the men, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Commissioner Delroy Richards confirmed to The Consortium.

July 11th, 2016
Supporters brawl over judges' decision @ Miss Jr BVI

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Reports reaching Virgin Islands News Online state that a disagreement over the decision of the Miss Junior BVI Pageant escalated into a brawl among supporters of contestants last night, July 10, 2016.

December 5th, 2015
Winston ‘Salsa’ Skeete accused of assaulting female

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Winston Skeete known as ‘Salsa’ appeared before Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo yesterday December 4, 2015 charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

March 20th, 2015
‘Love tap don't tear flesh’ - Ms Tamia Richards

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - When 26 years old Delvin Leonard today March 20, 2015 confessed to Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards to hitting the mother of his child he also told the court that he did not swing his hand in the altercation.

May 12th, 2014
Homeless man for June trial after one year incarceration

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Homeless man, Sonnel G. Hanley, remains on remand nearly one year later after having his most recent hearing before the Magistrate’s Court on May 6, 2014 adjourned to a later date.

March 14th, 2014
Gumbs denies punching Police in the mouth

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Kyle Gumbs, 23, of Long Bush denied punching a Police officer in the mouth when he appeared before the Magistrate’s Court today, March 14, 2014. The charges stem from an altercation at Prospect Reef late last year.

February 8th, 2012
Solution underway for long standing Smugglers Cove vendors’ saga

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A solution will soon be brought forward to address the long standing problem among vendors at Smugglers Cove which has reached a stage of assault and wounding in one instance amidst concern to preserve the area as a natural and tranquil attraction for both residents and tourists who uses the beach on a daily basis.





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