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Free at last! Free at last! Bob & Tico NO extradition to USA

June 30th, 2018 | Tags:
It was welcome news for many residents, family and well wishers when businessman, Earl Hodge aka ‘Bob’ and former Customs Officer Roberto Harrigan aka ‘Tico,’ where released from Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) on Tortola, and will not be extradited to the United States of America (USA). Photo: VINO/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was welcome news for many residents, family and well wishers when businessman, Earl Hodge aka ‘Bob’ and former Customs Officer Roberto Harrigan aka ‘Tico,’ where released from Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) on Tortola, and will not be extradited to the United States of America (USA).

It was yesterday Friday, June 29, 2018, that High Court Judge Godfrey P. Smith, gave that ruling in favour of the two men wanted by the USA

In November 2017, Magistrate Shawn Innocent, had ruled in favour of the US Justice Department to extradite Hodge and Harrigan from the Territory however, they appealed that decision and heard the result on June 29, 2018.

Our news room will bring full details as all the information breaks.

24 Responses to “Free at last! Free at last! Bob & Tico NO extradition to USA”

  • Bull Dawg (30/06/2018, 08:55) Like (5) Dislike (21) Reply
    Thank God they are freed.
    I hope they keep their head on.
    I hope the will just have to pay a fine since they spend so much time in jail.
  • Right said ........ (30/06/2018, 09:12) Like (27) Dislike (18) Reply

    Somethings seems fishy. That is how crocked Tortola has become. Know this, anyone from the BVI better not get caught in US running drugs. Know this, you all are being closely monitored.

    • BVIslander (30/06/2018, 17:31) Like (12) Dislike (3) Reply
      Some people have 9 lives on earth, but just remember God controls all things. Earthy justice may be off-balanced but God balances eternity with just alittle time.
    • Reply (01/07/2018, 16:04) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
      Geeeese Man!
      Keep it positive!!!!!!!!
  • What a strategy (30/06/2018, 09:48) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply

    What a brilliant strategy! The a-b-c soup agencies on both sides of the Atlantic pond have taken the wind out of the sails of locals hhhhmmmm... as the street has said repeatedly that these men will never be extradited. The street has used its third eye to discern how the powers that be (TPTB) think and execute...What a web of deceit and destruction is woven and putting wool over our eyes until we discover it years later in a well written book that becomes the New York Best Sellers list or filibuster movie that make record sales. May Jehovah Almighty protect us from all evil, for thine is the kingdom, all power, and all glory, forever and ever.

  • No over (30/06/2018, 09:48) Like (27) Dislike (26) Reply

    The USA should cut off all ties to the BVI. The BVI is of no use to the USA. You can continue to uphold wrong for a fist full of money but, one day that money is going to run out or turn against you. 

    • Yea Over (30/06/2018, 20:53) Like (11) Dislike (6) Reply
      The Grudg@ aint from here so keep us out your mess. They need to cut off all ties to your mouth from spewing idleness, ignorance and hate on the country that feeding you.
      • No over (01/07/2018, 13:12) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
        @yeah Over, you need to go sit your backside down and lay off eating so much of Tarzan and Jane chimpanzee friends.
    • Never (30/06/2018, 22:07) Like (4) Dislike (9) Reply
      Keep on PUSHING BOSS
    • @No over (04/07/2018, 17:49) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

      As much as I disagree with the court’s decision, I must comment on your statement...If you find that the USA need to cut off the BVI, then please ask your former president to vacate the premises, thank you!

  • yrral (30/06/2018, 10:40) Like (20) Dislike (2) Reply
    The US have snatch team ,that they snatch fugitive from Justice,they will not be allowed to travel outside the territory,or they will be apprehended
    • True That (30/06/2018, 17:33) Like (12) Dislike (4) Reply

      Yes dude, those two better not get to comfortable. When they least bit expect it, they are going to get snatched up. One way or another, they are going to serve some US time. The FEDS is not going to go after anyone unless they have something on that person.

  • west (30/06/2018, 13:01) Like (7) Dislike (14) Reply
    I am so happy they got out the usa is to racist
  • Not2Sure (30/06/2018, 13:08) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    look how these people talking bull about sell out its bad and not nice to be accusing people about sell out
  • A very poor decision (30/06/2018, 15:03) Like (16) Dislike (10) Reply
    It would not be a surprise if the administration of the USA were
    to suspend shipping from all US ports, with the exception of food and medical supplies,
    because of one greedy judge and or political figure...
    Extremely poor timing and decision making ....
    • biker (01/07/2018, 14:09) Like (2) Dislike (4) Reply
      I agree, a very poor decision. Currently the US has trade embargoes against 7 countries - Cuba, Venezuela, Iran, Syria, North Korea, Eritrea & Belarus.

      It appears the BVI is heading to be the 8th!
  • DON Q (30/06/2018, 15:05) Like (3) Dislike (17) Reply
    Justice came to our local boys let go party BVI
    • Scale of Justice (01/07/2018, 13:34) Like (7) Dislike (5) Reply

      @Don Q, Let's go party BVI? I hope when the US Military come in to snatch up who they are comming for, and they will, you are willing to leave with your local boys to serve their time in the US. Say all you want and continue to mock and laugh at the US Justice system. Everything in due time. That system in Tortola is  soon comming to an end.

  • west (30/06/2018, 16:57) Like (4) Dislike (8) Reply
    You people sound some stupid about pay off
    How can you pay and they bring new judges and persecuter for the trail
  • Just Sayin (30/06/2018, 17:59) Like (12) Dislike (1) Reply
    They weren’t found not guilty. Business as usual in the BVI.
  • Jessica Jones (30/06/2018, 22:19) Like (4) Dislike (4) Reply
    They did not go to the US and commit the crime.
    • yrral (01/07/2018, 13:45) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
      The US laws ,has no boundary ,you commit an act,outside the US,that involve American interest ,you are bound by it laws,America protect us from liable laws,under our first amendment,t he US can always suspend dollar transaction for Virgin Islanders British,we do have aan extradition treaty with the crown.have a happy 4 of July
  • Gabbon (02/07/2018, 00:18) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Pure FLUFF

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