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February 24th, 2020
'Santo' fined $750 for beating up relative in VG bar

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Magistrate Ayanna O. Baptiste-DaBreo on Thursday, February 20 2020, fined a man from the Dominican Republic $750 for fighting with his relative and punching him in his left eye. The fined has to be paid by March 31, 2020 or the defendant will be incarcerated for 60 days at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP).

January 21st, 2020
Local preacher Carlton O'Neal fined $1000 for assaulting wife

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Magistrate Ayanna O. Baptiste-DaBreo fined local preacher Carlton O'Neal $1,000, which he has to pay by January 31, 2020 or spend two months at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut.

November 20th, 2019
'I am trying to be a better man'- Youth found with 'weed' tells court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In spite of his pleas to the court for a second chance, 25-year-old Dillon Findlay will now have to pay $5,500 by February 28, 2020 or risk spending 28 days at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) for cannabis.

November 13th, 2019
Pay or go to jail- Magistrate tells VG man who assaulted woman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A man from Virgin Gorda has been told to pay a $1,000 fine two days before Valentine's Day, on February 12, 2020, or risk spending two months at Her Majesty's Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut.

September 26th, 2019
Customer dishonestly changes cake price @ RiteWay; Fined $1,500

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The daughter of a well-known businessman who owns a roadside food van in Road Town was fined $1,500 after she admitted to obtaining a cake dishonestly at RiteWay Food Markets in Pasea Estate on March 11, 2019.

September 25th, 2019
Woman who crashed while overtaking political motorcade fined

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A woman, who attempted to overtake a ‘political motorcade’ and ended up colliding with another vehicle, is facing jail time if she fails to pay $850 in court fines.

September 13th, 2019
‘It’s weed officer’- Greenland man allegedly told police

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A man from Greenland, on the eastern end of Tortola, was fined $400.00 after he pleaded guilty before the Magistrate’s Court on September 12, 2019 for having a small quantity of marijuana in his possession.

September 13th, 2019
Australian was held with over $100K @ airport

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Magistrate Ayanna O. Baptiste-DaBreo has ordered that the seized monies amounting to US$107,005.24, be returned to the owner, Australian Warwick James Reid.

September 10th, 2019
Kittitian who overstayed 1 yr, 8 mths said he couldn't find a 'sponsor'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A St Kitts national, who unlawfully remained for one year and eight months in the territory and used an alias to police, was fined $1,350 and ordered to spend four months at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP).

June 15th, 2017
'Not enough market for local beef'- Hon Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - During the June 13, 2017 Sitting of the Virgin Islands House of Assembly, Opposition Member Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) raised the issue of stray cattle in his district, describing them as a nuisance as he sought answers of government's plans and strategies to deal with the issue.


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