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Obstructing Police lands teen in court

Obstructing Police lands teen in court. Photo: VINO/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Refusing to give his name and address, along with a litany of indecent language, ended up landing Huntum's Ghut, resident Delani Chapman, 19, in Court.

This, according to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), which said that on March 19, 2019, police arrested and charged the teenager for obstructing a police officer in the line of duty, refusing to give his name and address and indecent language.

Bail was granted bail in the sum of $5,000 and he is to appear before the Magistrate’s Court on May 7, 2019.

Meanwhile, Albert Harris of Great Mountain was also arrested and charged on same day for obstructing police, assault on police and tinted windows.

He was granted his pre-trial liberty on $10,000 bail and is set to return to court on May 10, 2019.

The RVIPF has also reported that Police arrested and charged Dale Baird, 28, of Spooners Estate, on March 20, 2019, for handling stolen goods.

He was also granted bail for his appearance before Magistrate’s Court on May 15, 2019.

9 Responses to “Obstructing Police lands teen in court”

  • Atlanta (27/03/2019, 18:26) Like (4) Dislike (16) Reply
    traffic offences or petty issues very quick arrest there are murderers out there & gunmen no arrest in those areas
    • lol (27/03/2019, 22:59) Like (4) Dislike (5) Reply
      Atlanta would you volunteer to be a guess at murderers party? So ,the police will make an arrest in the areas mentioned.
      • Atlanta (28/03/2019, 04:13) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
        Dear Lol
        while you sitting trying to be funny my family relocated because of a killing in our family. It is not easy running from the land of your birth. There is hardly any results in vicious crimes. Who feels it knows it
        • I'm Just Saying... (28/03/2019, 14:19) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
          You and your family ran because of a murder and your screen name is ATLANTA? I hope that is NOT where you all are residing cause that won't been too smart of you.
    • Just Curious (28/03/2019, 07:46) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
      These are the same petty issues that leads to the bigger problem. It is all about respect and obeying the law. The laws were not written by the police. They only enforce it and once you disrespect the law, it shows you have no respect for yourself or the system. Just do what is right and we will all be good.
  • usa (28/03/2019, 06:55) Like (1) Dislike (4) Reply
    Deport them
  • WHAT!!!! (28/03/2019, 08:04) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    A teenager obstructing a police officer, indecent language, and most of all refusing to give your name to a police officer. Who the he** do you think you are?? Grow up you are not above the law .
  • Rasta Live (28/03/2019, 18:05) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
    where most of the police comes from have more crime why dont they stay and fight the crime in their country
  • tola (28/03/2019, 19:01) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    That don't sound like Dale at all something ain't right.


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