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August 8th, 2020
Late sleeper assaults mother & sister over noise @ Greenland

GREENLAND, Tortola, VI- Two women were reportedly assaulted by a male relative at Greenland, Tortola, following a verbal dispute that started after he complained about being disturbed by noise while he was still in bed shortly after 7:00am on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.

June 14th, 2020
Man who tried to outrun police held with cocaine & ‘ganja’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following a brief foot chase with police, a man was arrested after illegal drugs were reportedly found in his possession in Road Town, Tortola, on Saturday, June 13, 2020.

June 13th, 2020
Two busted with gun in car; high scent of burning cannabis

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A 33-year-old female Graphics Designer along with a 21-year-old male, were both arrested on suspicion of illegal possession of a firearm after police officers trailed their vehicle following a traffic violation.

June 10th, 2020
PR boat captain & Indonesian fishing crew held in VI waters with large catch

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Local authorities have held a boat captain from Puerto Rico and his crew of Indonesians who were allegedly in Virgin Islands waters with close to 8,000 pounds of fish in their vessel.

June 9th, 2020
‘We in Virgin Islands not immune to racism'- Dr Wheatley

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has called on the Virgin Islands to stand together with the global movement against racism and police brutality, adding that the Territory is not immune to it.

May 28th, 2020
4 arrested for Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some four arrests were made for Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm during the period May 10 to 23, 2020, according to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) in its Arrest Blotter released on May 28, 2020.

May 25th, 2020
Woman chases boyfriend with knife on VG

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI: "This COVID demon now gone mad on VG," were the words of a resident of Virgin Gorda following a heated argument between two lovers that turned violent on May 24, 2020.

May 10th, 2020
UPDATE: Driver in car chase slapped with 7 charges

EAST END, Tortola, VI- The man behind the wheels of an unlicensed vehicle that engaged police in a chase in East End, Tortola, on May 9, 2020, has been slapped with seven (7) charges.

May 6th, 2020
Man arrested for allegedly beating up sister

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) were allegedly forced to respond to a domestic dispute at a Tortola home after a fight between two siblings turned violent.

April 29th, 2020
UPDATE: Runaway driver was allegedly caught hiding in bushes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The driver, who fled after police stopped his vehicle near the roundabout in Road Town, Tortola, on April 28, 2020, was reportedly found hiding in some bushes in John’s Hole, Tortola, according to reports reaching Virgin Islands News Online (VINO).

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