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Prisoner allegedly escapes Her Majesty’s Prison

A prisoner allegedly escaped from two prison officers today, Tuesday September 5, 2017 when he claimed that he wanted to retrieve funds from a location in Cane Garden Bay before the impending hurricane. Photo: VINO/File
BALSUM GHUT, Tortola, VI - It was about after 1:00 P.M. today, Tuesday September 5, 2017 that a prisoner reportedly escaped while being escorted by two prison officers.

It is alleged that the prisoner claimed that he had some funds buried in Cane Garden Bay (CGB) on the main island of Tortola and wanted to retrieve the funds before the impending hurricane.

He was taken to a location in the Cane Garden Bay (CGB) area by two prison guards when he escaped. It is believed that the man is still on the run.

We will bring you more details as they become available.

30 Responses to “Prisoner allegedly escapes Her Majesty’s Prison”

  • ................ (05/09/2017, 23:06) Like (13) Dislike (1) Reply
    Well say foot lost his footing long time
  • Seriously? (05/09/2017, 23:13) Like (32) Dislike (1) Reply
    What a comical little place....Is this a cartoon skit or something?
    • BvIslander, NYC (06/09/2017, 07:23) Like (12) Dislike (1) Reply
      @Seriously, I agree, this should be turned into a cartoon. This story is the water cooler joke of the day here in my office. Ren and Stimpy got punked big time. LMAO, inmate was escorted by two prison guards to dig up buried loot.LMAO.
  • Hmm (05/09/2017, 23:21) Like (25) Dislike (0) Reply
    This just shows that those guards were one out of 2 things. Crocked or stupid because I can't see how they allowed themselves to be outsmarted by a prisoner that easily. Our justice system is week. SMH
    • So (06/09/2017, 02:51) Like (16) Dislike (1) Reply
      Discharge them because they're either too crooked or stupid and neither should be in a detention system. Maybe have them do a lie detector test while we're at it. Comical much
  • flUffy (05/09/2017, 23:28) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
    REALLY???
  • Make No Sense At All (05/09/2017, 23:48) Like (28) Dislike (0) Reply
    Wow! So this prisoner was allowed to traverse all the way to CGB to retrieve buried cash with two officers and escape. Just wow!!

    Who was digging?!
  • But dis ah a** (06/09/2017, 00:51) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    Buh wa really going on here ? Them really fall for that?
  • wise one (06/09/2017, 04:27) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
    This is one of the dumbest thing I have ever heard. A prisoner really fooled the head of prison or whoever, to be allowed to travelled to Cane Garden Bay to retrieve buried cash and escaped from the Prison Officers. This is unbelievable, the whole prison needs a good shakeup.
  • Vg man (06/09/2017, 04:56) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
    Lol lol lol lol lol lol lol.....lord why put this on the news!!!
  • No Man (06/09/2017, 04:58) Like (12) Dislike (1) Reply
    This is the most stupidest thing I have ever heard in all my life. This article is so embarrassing to us as people of the territory.

    The prisoners are the one running the facility. Permission to have cellular phones, wear personal clothing, delivered meals, drugs, go and come as they please just to name a few.

    It's better to for us to go jail. Life in London.

    On a serious note the prison needs to be removed from the ministry of education. Education is a small component of the prison.

    Wake up people.
  • outsmart (06/09/2017, 05:01) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    the two officers were digging because they were promise some of the cas hall there attention was focus on the money
  • 100 bolls (06/09/2017, 06:07) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Leonard boy you out smart them island men
  • Edward (06/09/2017, 06:21) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    A hurricane on the way, all personnel should be getting the prison ready and these yahoos are taking a prisoner to CGB to look for buried treasure! What a farce! The prison needs to removed to another island or the U.S. Pay a private company to run the prison off island, it would save money and it would work.
  • question? (06/09/2017, 06:27) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Who authorized the officers to take the prisoner off the prison compound?
  • officer (06/09/2017, 06:28) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    crabbe,bell and carter ayo really let this prisoner get away foot what a tail u have to answer too.. lol.. jokes
  • general (06/09/2017, 06:43) Like (1) Dislike (3) Reply
    When the wind picks up you ll find him in one of the shelters seeking refuge.
  • wize up (06/09/2017, 06:55) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Things tuff: could be the officers were offered a small % by the prisoner once allowed to recover his funds:
  • wow (06/09/2017, 06:59) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    That was not the prison officers job and that is to sure you that foot had no experience in that job at all because the first thing he was to do is to call in the police and let them escort the prisoner and then an investigation in to the funds would have been on the way but the prison officers went there shopping on their minds to see how much cases of water and corn beef and some sardines biscuit they could buy
    I just can't understand what level of education these people have that could have fool the average kid around here the first thing they would have asked you is if that make sense
    Where are we really going from here we've got trump up north and these down south of north what crosses
    • wize up (06/09/2017, 08:14) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      @ WOW: great blog......but that thing called money(ask judas) 30 pieces of silver
  • Laughing on the floor (06/09/2017, 07:11) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    I am convinced that the Ground Sea drop kick the two prison guards who escort the prisoner to look for the so called money he had buried. Idiots, the prisoner played you like a rusted flute on crack. Serious, those prison guards need to be terminated ASAP.
  • Really (06/09/2017, 07:26) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    What nonsense is this????
  • Judge Julie (06/09/2017, 08:08) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    They should be fired.
  • Punked (06/09/2017, 09:58) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    The two officers needs to wear a sign on their backs saying, Oh no, greedy me. I got, got.
  • Nah man.. (06/09/2017, 12:25) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    I'm waiting for the update saying this story was a joke...
  • I thought (06/09/2017, 16:31) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    I thought, if any inmate claims they have money stashed the law was suppose to seize the money and investigate where the money came from. Not escort the inmate to dig up the money. The two officers is the butt of jokes. PRISON GUARDS ESCORTS INMATE TO DIG UP BURIED LOOT. LOLLLLLL.
  • iknow whoiam (08/09/2017, 07:08) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    this seems like a rerun of the three stooges,.


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