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November 15th, 2017
Another setback as Messers Hodge & Harrigan denied bail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- It was our newsroom which was first to report that Earl D. Hodge aka 'Bob Hodge' and Roberto Harrigan aka 'Tico' were yesterday November 14, 2017 told that they will be extradited to the United States of America after imported St Lucia Magistrate Shawn Innocent handed down his ruling.

January 30th, 2017
Ex-boyfriend brutally beats, rape former lover- USVI police


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Police on Thursday January 26, 2017 arrested a man they say is responsible for brutally beating then raping his ex-girlfriend, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte confirmed to The Consortium Saturday January 28, 2017.

August 13th, 2016
USVI murder accused Tahira Charles denied bail


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Tahira Charles, who was shot while on Tortola on July 31, 2016, will remain behind bars pending trial, US Virgin Islands (USVI) Superior Court Judge James Carroll III ruled Wednesday August 10, 2016, according to a press release the Superior Court issued Friday afternoon, August 12, 2016.

April 6th, 2016
UPDATE: RVIPF officers enriched themselves, formed connections – UK Prosecutor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the explosive details were disclosed during an almost three hour hearing in the Magistrate's Court yesterday April 5, 2016, a special UK Prosecutor Christopher Sallon QC told the court that the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) officers Pamphill Prevost, Simon Power and Shawn Henry could expect long jail sentences if convicted because of the gravity of the crimes they have been accused of.

June 11th, 2015
RVIPF had surveillance on Matthew D. Hazell before arrest – Court hears

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Matthew D. Hazell, who is charged with attempted murder, was considered to be a flight risk and was denied bail when he appeared before Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo on June 10, 2015.

April 21st, 2015
USVI resident denied bail for allegedly beating man

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Eric Cameron, a citizen of the United States, appeared before Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards yesterday April 20, 2015 on a charge of grievous bodily harm after it was alleged that on Saturday April 18, 2015 he beat a man so severely that he ended up with serious injuries.

May 24th, 2013
UPDATE: Boat captain gets 7½ years in ganja bust

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Jamaican national, Ralph James, was sentenced today May 24, 2013 to serve 7½ years for offences in relation to a drug bust executed by police near Anegada last year.

October 7th, 2012
Cousins denied bail in VG shooting case

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Sherman Williams and Jevon Demming were denied bail when they appeared before Magistrate Tamia Richards on October 5, 2012 for charges relating to the recent shooting in Virgin Gorda.


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