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September 15th, 2020
2 arrested for cannabis, breach of curfew

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two men on Tortola were yesterday, September 14, 2020, granted station bail after they were allegedly found with a quantity of cannabis when confronted on separate occasions by officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) on suspicion of breaching the curfew.

September 9th, 2020
VG barge owner fined $16K for marine accident in 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Five years after his involvement in a marine accident, owner of Global Ocean Transport Inc., Ricardo S. Leonard aka 'Sammy' was fined $16,000 for fleeing the scene of the accident among other criminal offences.

September 8th, 2020
Local who called policewoman a ‘fat bitch’ fined nearly $4K for traffic offences

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Long Trench resident Irvin Anthony Smith, who reportedly called a female auxiliary officer a ‘fat bitch’ and hurled other indecent slurs at her, was fined nearly $4,000 when he appeared virtually before the Magistrate’s Court on Monday, September 7, 2020.

September 3rd, 2020
Aubrey Daniels pleads not guilty to Illegal Entry; Remanded to HMP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Government employee Aubrey Daniels, 59, of Duffs Bottom, has pleaded not guilty to Illegal Entry and Giving False Information to Police and has been remanded to Her Majesty's Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut.

September 1st, 2020
Erickson hid for 7 months, travelled to Anguilla, escaped arrest 3 times- Court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- During the court hearing for Nyron Erickson on Monday, August 31, 2020, it was stated by the prosecution that the accused hid from police for approximately seven months, travelled to Anguilla and escaped arrest three times with the help of friends.

August 31st, 2020
UPDATE: Dominican pleads guilty to beating wife; Granted $40k bail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- James Alexander, the Dominica national who dreamt his wife was cheating on him and used a toy gun to assault her at their Virgin Gorda home, has pleaded guilty to the offence.

August 19th, 2020
$30K bail for Parham Town man found with unlicensed firearm

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A resident of Parham Town, East End, Tortola, was granted bail when he appeared in the Magistrate’s Court recently on a firearm charge.

August 14th, 2020
Arrests made for Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Drug

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Arrests were recently made Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Drug, according to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) in its Arrest Blotter for the period July 19 to August 8, 2020.

July 22nd, 2020
Tenant found not guilty of using threatening language, assaulting ‘powerful’ landlord

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A St Vincent national, who had testified that her landlady fabricated a story on her and claimed to have power over the police because she was a Skelton and a relative of the former Minister for Health and Social Development, Mr Ronnie W. Skelton, has been found not guilty of all the charges laid against her.

July 17th, 2020
DR woman to spend 4 months @ HMP; Fined $1K for Illegal Entry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Magistrate Ayanna O. Baptiste-DaBreo today, July, 17, 2020, sentenced Ingrid Alcantara De Polanco, 42, of the Dominican Republic to four months at Her Majesty’s Prison for illegally entering the Virgin Islands.

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