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June 2nd, 2021
Several arrested & charged as road operations continue

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As police continue their road operations aimed at lawbreaking motorists, several persons were arrested and charged during the period May 16-29, 2021, according to the Arrest Blotter released by the Royal Virgin Islands Police (RVIPF) on June 2, 2021.

May 17th, 2021
10 arrested in USVI for allegedly submitting fake COVID-19 results

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Law enforcement officers with the [US] VI COVID-19 Task Force on Friday, May 14, 2021, at 11:30 am arrested ten people at the Cyril E. King Airport for allegedly uploading fake COVID-19 test results into the USVI Travel Portal, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Toby Derima has announced.

January 26th, 2021
RVIPF ‘concerned’ with random assaults on persons within VI community

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –What appears to be random assaults on individuals within the community numbered high among the reports for the first three weeks of this year, the Royal Virgin Islands Police reported in a press release today, January 26, 2021.

January 5th, 2021
8 arrested on New Year's Day in USVI for celebratory gunfire

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) proved it was serious about arresting individuals who shot celebratory gunfire into the air on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, arresting a total of eight suspects — four on St Croix and four in the St Thomas-St John District — while detaining a total of sixteen individuals.

December 23rd, 2020
Carrot Bay man charged with attempted murder

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Wakeem Guishard, a 32-year-old man of Carrot Bay has been charged with Possession of Firearm with intent to endanger life, attempted murder and common assault.

October 15th, 2020
6 arrested & charged for Unlawful Possession of Controlled Drug

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- At least 6 persons have been arrested and charged by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) during October 4, 2020 and October 10, 2020 for Possession of a Controlled drug, according to the latest Arrest Blotter released today, October 15, 2020.

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.

October 13th, 2020
UPDATE: One in custody for murder of Burrows; 3 for Daly’s

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On the heels of Virgin Islands News Online’s first and accurate report earlier today, October 13, 2020, that three persons were taken into custody in relation to the murder of Matthew D. Daly aka ‘Shorty’, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has since indicated that one person has also been arrested in connection with the killing of George Burrows.

April 24th, 2020
132 curfew breaches recorded by RVIPF- CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Commissioner of Police Mr Michael B. Matthews has reported that as of April 18, 2020, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) had recorded a total of 132 curfew breaches since the restriction order was put in place, noting that just a handful of those cases led to arrests.

March 30th, 2020
Sunshine Grocery Store in RT burglarised; One arrested

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Sometime before 11:00am today, Monday, March 30, 2020, a man broke into Sunshine Grocery Store located on Chalwell Street close to 'Fonseca Block' in Road Town, Tortola, and made off with a number of items.

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