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December 28th, 2018
VISAR rescues two from rough sea waters

FORT RECOVERY, West End, Tortola - Two persons were this afternoon, December 28, 2018, rescued from the rough sea in the area of Fort Recovery on the Western End of Tortola, Virgin Islands (VI).

July 21st, 2017
Four pulled from water after yacht sinks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Four persons were rescued by a passing vessel after their yacht sank in Virgin Islands waters this morning, July 21, 2017.

July 12th, 2017
UPDATE: Search continues for Deshaun M. Bryan aka 'Bongo'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The search is continuing for Deshaun M. Bryon aka ‘Bongo’, the person identified as missing following a boating mishap in Sir Francis Drake Channel, between Road Harbour on Tortola and Peter Island last evening, July 11, 2017.

January 15th, 2017
‘Supa Cop’ rescues woman from mentally ill attacker

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police Officer Glenn ‘Supa Cop’ Callwood was in the right place at the right time over the weekend, possibly saving a woman from severe injury or death at the hands of a man believed to be of unsound mind.

August 18th, 2016
More than 500 evacuated in ship fire near Puerto Rico


SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico- The US Coast Guard responded on Wednesday August 17, 2016 to a fire aboard the 561-foot passenger ferry vessel Caribbean Fantasy approximately half a mile off of Punta Salinas, the Coast Guard has made known via press release.

March 2nd, 2016
UPDATE: Police confirm death of tourist @ The Indians

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Information and Press Officer of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Diane Drayton has confirmed that a man died suddenly yesterday March 1, 2016 at The Indians, the uninhabited small archipelago of islets located west of the main island of Tortola in the [British] Virgin Islands.

February 18th, 2016
Woman injured by catamaran propeller @ Peter Island

PETER ISLAND, Tortola, VI - Coordinator of the Virgin Islands Search and Rescue (VISAR) John P. Aspinal has confirmed that a woman was cut by a propeller of a catamaran off Peter Island today February 18, 2016.

July 3rd, 2014
UPDATE: ‘My parents weren’t trapped!’ - Reginald Hodge

WEST END, Tortola, VI – Being very upbeat that his parents are alive, well and unhurt having withstood the ordeal of losing their home to a mid-day fire yesterday July 2, 2014, son of Mr and Mrs Hodge, Reginald Hodge said that his parents were not trapped at the time the fire broke out.

January 10th, 2012
DR man held in Maxwell Smith's death discharged pending investigation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Dominican Republic (DR) national who was in police custody in connection with the tragic death of Maxwell Smith was discharged yesterday evening, January 9, 2012 pending further investigation, disclosed police spokeswoman, Diane Drayton.


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