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April 26th, 2019
Attempted murder suspect Kenai Jacobs refused bail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Kenai Jacobs, who is accused of shooting a man in the chest on April 15, 2019 in Long Look, on the main island of Tortola, was refused bail when he made a court appearance recently.

March 19th, 2019
Man gets 15 years for robbery, attempted murder

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - Fifteen years behind bars was the sentence handed down on Jahani Joseph who shot a man seven times while robbing him in the area of Hospital Ground almost three years ago, the USVI Department of Justice, Public Media Officer Corliss Smithen has announced.

December 22nd, 2017
Man wanted for attempted murder in STT arrested in Georgia

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A man wanted for attempted murder in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands was arrested on Tuesday in Georgia, United States of America (USA) following a vehicular accident, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced Wednesday, December 20, 2017.

October 30th, 2017
USVI man viciously attacks ex-girlfriend

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Police in the US Virgin Islands on Thursday October 26, 2017 arrested a man who viciously attacked his ex-girlfriend after he witnessed her talking to another man, according to [US] Virgin Islands Police Department [VIPD] Public Information Officer Glen Dratte.

July 12th, 2017
Repeat offender Nickail Chambers charged with attempted murder

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Jamaican native with Belonger status, Nickail Chambers, 25, who was arrested in relation to a shooting incident on Fort Hill, Tortola on June 22, 2017 has been charged with Attempted Murder and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm with Intent to Injure.

May 15th, 2017
9 years in jail for Matthew D. Hazell

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After being found guilty on March 31, 2017 of attempted murder, attempted robbery, unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition, Matthew D. Hazell was today, May 15, 2017 sentenced to nine years in prison by Justice Nicola P. Byer.

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.

December 28th, 2016
3 charged in firearm related incidents

ROAD TOWN Tortola, VI – Three men were charged over the holiday weekend in relation to two separate firearm incidents and are scheduled to appear before the Magistrate’s Court this afternoon, December 28, 2016.

November 9th, 2016
Prosecution alleges Matthew D. Hazell was after $28.3K in botched robbery

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A jury body is well locked in the trial of former employee of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank Matthew D. Hazell as the trial got underway in the High Court yesterday November 8, 2016.

October 25th, 2016
UPDATE: Kenyatta Boynes found guilty of murdering Paul Prentice

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Kenyatta Boynes, 32, has been found guilty of the shooting to death of Paul Prentice and attempted murder of another man, committed on December 14, 2014 in Road Town.

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