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November 27th, 2017
Ex passenger boat ‘Mayflower’ still on waterfront; Powerful symbol of Irma

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- September 6, 2017 is no doubt a date that will go down in Virgin Islands (VI) history. It was the day when the powerful Category 5 hurricane, Irma, wreaked havoc on the VI, leaving death, destruction, widespread looting and panic in the streets for food and gasoline.

March 7th, 2013
UPDATE: Lloyd Frett aka Akbar is back in the VI

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that one of two Virgin Islanders arrested and jailed in Antigua allegedly for possession and intent to supply drugs, has returned to his homeland.

December 11th, 2012
Vessel forced to make emergency dock after taking water

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A vessel travelling to Tortola from Anegada was forced to make an emergency dock at Virgin Gorda after it began to take in water on the afternoon of December 11, 2012.

October 28th, 2012
UPDATE: Police release names of 5 persons charged in recent drug busts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Police have now revealed that charges have been laid against the captain and crew of the two vessels intercepted on Thursday October 25, 2012 when officers of the Special Investigations Unit and the Marine Branch led an operation that resulted in the seizure of more than 560kg of marijuana and 6kg of cocaine.

July 19th, 2012
Update -Three charged in guns & ammo seizure!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police confirmed that they have charged three persons from the United States Virgin Islands, in connection with carrying unlicensed firearms following the interception made yesterday July 20, 2012 in Frenchman's Cay.

January 25th, 2012
UPDATE: Boat captain had $136K, officially charged with money laundering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Leon King, 31, a boat captain residing in Cane Garden Bay, was formally charged with the offence of money laundering, according to a police press release issued this afternoon January 25, 2012.


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