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October 15th, 2021
No Bail! Accused 'hitmen' in Daly’s murder remanded to HMP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The four persons charged by police with the murder of businessman Matthew D. Daly, who was shot to death on September 10, 2020, have not been offered bail and were remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut.

September 8th, 2021
19-yr-old man charged for alleged sex with girl under 16

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Family and Juvenile Unit have charged a 19-year-old male with five counts of unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 16 years.

August 12th, 2021
Fmr police officer charged in major drug bust now charged for rape!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A former police officer who was one of the persons charged following a major drug bust in Balsam Ghut in November 2020 has now been charged for rape.

June 30th, 2021
Magistrate’s Court closed after staff tests positive for COVID-19

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Magistrate’s Court in John’s Hole, Tortola has been closed after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19.

June 22nd, 2021
Brother of magistrate convicted on gun charges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The youngest brother of Senior Magistrate Tamia N. Richards, Kavarne Richards, was convicted by Magistrate Christilyn Benjamin on gun charges, following the conclusion of his trial on Monday, June 21 2021.

April 30th, 2021
Grant paid overdue rent, rental vehicle in cash day after robbery- court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- One day after the robbery and the same day that Catherine Pickering, the 67-year-old woman who was fatally shot during a robbery on April 18, 2021, at her residence in Paraquita Bay, Tortola in the head and chest with an AK-47 assault rifle, died from her wounds, Shameek Grant, reportedly paid his landlord $1,950 cash after being behind on his rent.

April 29th, 2021
Catherine Pickering was shot in head & chest with AK-47 rifle- Court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Catherine Pickering, the 67-year-old woman who was fatally shot during a robbery on April 18, 2021, at her residence in Paraquita Bay, Tortola, was allegedly shot in the head and chest with an AK-47 assault rifle.

April 23rd, 2021
Pump attendant allegedly admitted to tipping off Paraquita Bay robbers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The man who has been charged with the armed robbery that took place at Paraquita Bay on April 18, 2021, allegedly admitted to police that he provided the information to the persons who executed the robbery.

April 14th, 2021
‘We are not able to build a wall & ask Mexico to pay for it’- Magistrate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- "Our borders with the US are porous, and we are not able to build a wall and ask Mexico to pay for it,” stated senior Magistrate Tamia N. Richards as she remanded Olicity M. Lanns, 24, to Her Majesty’s Prison yesterday, April 13, 2021.

April 13th, 2021
Man arrested following WE drug bust remanded to prison

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The man who was arrested following a high-speed boat chase and drug bust at West End, Tortola on Sunday, April 11, 2021, has been denied bail by Senior Magistrate Tamia N. Richards.

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