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October 14th, 2020
4 arrested in relation to September murders released

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The four persons who were arrested yesterday, October 13, 2020, in relation to the two murders in September, have since been released.

September 10th, 2020
UPDATE: Shooting victim identified as Matthew Daly aka ‘Shorty’

SPRING GHUT, Tortola, VI- With next of kin now notified, Virgin Islands News Online can disclose that the man gunned down in Spring Ghut today, September 10, 2020, is Mr Matthew Daly aka ‘Shorty’.

September 3rd, 2020
UPDATE: Softball player George Burrows was allegedly shot while in bedroom

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Well known softball player George Burrows, 54, was reportedly shot to death while he was asleep in his own bedroom, according to reports reaching our newsroom.

August 18th, 2020
Calls for state of emergency in USVI after 7 homicides in a month


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— Senator Kurt A. Vialet on Tuesday morning, August 18, 2020, called for a state of emergency to be declared against violence in the US Virgin Islands (USVI), following the shooting incident in Sion Farm last night that left a 16-year-old boy, described by many as holding promise, dead.

May 12th, 2020
VI teen gunned down in Puerto Rico

GURABO, Puerto Rico - A 19-year-old female from the [British] Virgin Islands was allegedly gunned down in Gurabo, Puerto Rico on Saturday, May 9, 2020, according to reports out of the US Territory.

February 27th, 2018
Reports of gunshots heard in area of Ellis Thomas Downs

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Residents through-out the Territory are on edge following a month of guns, crimes and deaths.

February 10th, 2018
I have zero tolerance for crime - Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Below is a statement by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) on the fatal shooting of two men on Tortola, today, Saturday, February 10, 2018.

February 10th, 2018
UPDATE: Michael Stevens & Clevaughn Sweeney killed in morning shooting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Our newsroom can now confirm that the two men killed by gunfire in the wee hours of this morning, in the vicinity of the Althea Scatliffe Primary School (ASPS), are 24 year old Clevaughn Sweeney and 26 year old Michael Stevens.

December 18th, 2017
12-member team arrives to investigate RVIPF killing of Hernandez

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There was confusion on the morning of December 6, 2017 when it was reported that police had found and pumped some two bullets into the body of late fugitive, Dominican Republic national Santo Y. Hernandez.

December 20th, 2016
‘I pray to God all the robbing & killing stop’- Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) continues its public appeal for help in capturing criminals following the recent spate of gun crimes in the territory, Junior Minister for Tourism, Hon Archibald C. Christian (AL) and Representative for the Sixth District Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines, have joined the appeal.

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