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January 23rd, 2024
Police uncover guns, weed & ammo in VG stop & search

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI – Police in the Virgin Islands (VI) have reported that while conducting a stop and search operation on Virgin Gorda, Officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) stopped a vehicle containing three male occupants.

October 6th, 2023
At least 2 arrested in police operation @ Fisher's Lane

ROAD REEF, Tortola, VI- At least two persons have been arrested by police following an operation in Fisher's Lane earlier today, October 6, 2023.

July 25th, 2023
Police reportedly continue to make arrests in relation to latest drug bust

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Information reaching our newsroom is that the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is continuing to make arrests as the investigation progresses into the seizure of cocaine and firearm and the detention of two vessels at East End on July 19, 2023.

July 21st, 2023
None of 6 persons arrested in drug bust near Anguilla are from VI- CoP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- None of the six persons arrested in a drug bust in Anguillan waters on July 7, 2023, are from the [British] Virgin Islands, Commissioner of Police Mark Collins has confirmed.

July 10th, 2023
Cannabis seized, 5 arrested, 8 scooters seized in weekend police operation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – An island-wide weekend roll and search operation which concluded about 4:00 AM Sunday morning, July 9, 2023, successfully disrupted illegal activities in hotspots and resulted in the arrests of five persons and the seizure of a quantity of cannabis.

May 26th, 2023
UPDATE: 2 males & 1 female charged with firearms/ammunition offences

SPOONER’S ESTATE, Tortola, VI– Three of the five arrested in Thursday’s, May 25, 2023, firearm seizure in Spooners Estate were charged and will appear in Magistrate’s Court at the next available sitting.

February 14th, 2023
Fake News: No current elected officials arrested in regards to CoI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Territory is hot with erroneous information that two current elected officials, along with other residents, have been taken into police custody over the controversial Commission of Inquiry (CoI) report, which many have dubbed a witch-hunt.

August 10th, 2022
One remanded, another granted $15K bail for drug offences- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Among the many arrests made by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) for the period July 17 to August 6, 2022, two of them were for drug offences.

October 7th, 2021
Alleged generator thieves arrested & charged- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has made breakthroughs in several burglaries with four arrests in break-ins around Tortola in past two weeks.

August 16th, 2021
12 scooters seized; 2 persons arrested in major weekend sweep

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Some 12 motor scooters were seized during a major road patrol operation at the weekend, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has stated.

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