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November 28th, 2019
'Increased patrols' for businesses this Christmas season - CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Commissioner of Police (CoP), Mr Michael B. Matthews says the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is primed and ready for the 2019 holiday season with heightened police presence and will also target criminals in highly 'vulnerable' areas.

November 5th, 2019
Crime rate on the decline - CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Commissioner of Police Mr Michael B. Matthews says there continues to be a backlog in the local court system as a result of the hurricanes of 2017 and an increased number of processed criminals in the territory, even while pointing to an overall decline in the crime rate of the territory.

October 5th, 2019
Teen arrested for burglarising mother's home

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI - A 19-year-old man was arrested and charged with second-degree burglary after breaking and entering into his mother’s house in Concordia and taking items without her permission.

August 24th, 2019
2 injured, 1 dead in St. Thomas USVI shooting

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI — A man and a 15-year-old minor were shot on Seventh Day Street in St. Thomas this morning, with the adult male succumbing to his injuries, The Consortium has learned. V.I.P.D. Public Information Officer Glen Dratte confirmed the incident, and said the shooting occurred at roughly 10:00 a.m, today Saturday, August 24, 2019.

August 15th, 2019
Long Look man charged with Burglary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Police have arrested and charged a 43-year-old male, Randy Butler of Long Look for Burglary.

August 12th, 2019
No major incidents @ 2019 Festival Week - CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the packed 2019 Emancipation festival week now history in the Virgin Islands (VI), officials are reporting successes on all fronts amidst minor challenges in the execution of this year’s activities.

August 3rd, 2019
Ex-cop gets 61 years for double homicide

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI - Francis Williams, the former police officer found guilty for the murder of two of his colleagues, Officer Lesha Lammy, 30, and Kai Javois, 28, was sentenced to 61 years in prison for his crimes by VI Superior Court Judge Harold Willocks.

August 1st, 2019
Little Dix Hill man charged with Property Damage

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Police have arrested and charged a 28-year-old male, Colleen Davis of Little Dix Hill for Destruction of Property.

July 27th, 2019
Suspect in USVI Festival Village Murder found guilty

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI — Jurors empanelled for the murder trial of Angel Parrilla, Jr., were not convinced by his claim of self-defence and convicted him of murder, assault and weapons charges in connection with a 2018 killing during the Frederiksted Festival activities, the USVIPD Department of Justice said Friday.

July 13th, 2019
Missing woman found decomposing in SUV

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI — A 47-year-old woman who was reported missing by her husband on Friday at about 11:36 a.m., was found dead, locked in her vehicle, in the Sunny Isle parking lot Saturday afternoon, USVIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte confirmed to The Consortium following an inquiry.

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