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January 31st, 2016
‘Gunshots’ ring out in Road Town

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reports reaching Virgin Islands News Online state that what sounded like several gunshots were heard in Road Town, on the main island of Tortola, last evening January 30, 2016.

January 27th, 2015
Camille King creates ruckus in court cell

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Swearing and ranting to the top of his voice yesterday January 26, 2015, Camille King of St Thomas, USVI, who is currently an inmate at Her Majesty’s Prison, Balsum Ghut, Tortola, had to be whisked away by special police as he was creating a ruckus in the Magistrate’s Court cell.

February 28th, 2014
RVIPF hosts successful International Night

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) hosted a highly successful International Food and Drinks Night event on February 26, 2014 at the Road Town Police Station.

January 20th, 2014
UPDATE: Witnesses met to get dates ‘right’ in “Supercop” assault – Court hears

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Three witnesses reportedly met each other to get the date an alleged sexual assault incident occurred straightened among themselves, according to a defence witness who testified today, January 20, 2014 at the Magistrate’s court.

December 10th, 2013
Belle Vue youth ordered to clean jail cells, vehicles @ RT Police Station

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Damion Scatliffe, 22, found himself the recipient of an unusual brand of punishment from the local courts when he was ordered, among other things, to clean the Road Town Police Station after pleading guilty to unlawful possession of cannabis.

November 9th, 2013
Violent crimes on the rise in the VI – COP Morris

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “We are detecting a lot more violent crimes, so we still have a lot more work to do.” So said Commissioner of Police (COP) David Morris yesterday November 8, 2013 as he addressed Officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) at a dress parade held at the Road Town Police Station.

May 8th, 2013
UPDATE: Fmr. Police messenger on assault charge

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Senior Crown Counsel Sarah Benjamin requested that an adjournment date be provided when the matter of USVI national, Delbert Henry was called before the Magistrate’s Court today, May 8, 2013.

July 23rd, 2012
20-year sentences for RT station attackers!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – This morning, July 23, 2012, Ramon George and Courtney Meade were sentenced to 20 years each imprisonment for their role in the November 24, 2010 Road Town Police Station attack.

June 15th, 2012
UPDATE - Bail denied again for DR man in airport jewellery bust!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Senior Magistrate Valerie Stephens has again turned down a bail application for Juan Pimentel Traveras, a Dominica Republic national, who was caught with a large quantity of jewellery on June 7, 2012 at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport.

May 16th, 2012
UPDATE - Gerard Huggins freed: Crown knew case was weak

ROAD ROWN, Tortola, VI - Gerard Huggins, who was facing alleged charges in connection with the Road Town Station attack of November 24, 2010, is now a free man after his trial came to an abrupt end following a no case submission by his lawyer this afternoon May 16, 2012.

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