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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 10th, 2023
Omari Roberts granted $100K bail on firearm & ammo charges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Omari Roberts, 27 of Palestina Estate, was granted $100,000.00 bail with one signed surety when he appeared virtually before Magistrate Jack Husbands at the Magistrate’s Court today, Tuesday, October 10, 2023.

September 6th, 2023
Man charged following AK-47 rifle & ammo find @ Free Bottom- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Officers of the Criminal Investigations Department reportedly seized an AK-47 rifle and a quantity of ammunition from a home in Free Bottom on Sunday, September 3, 2023.

August 14th, 2023
Police recover stolen boat; Ammo seized

EAST END, Tortola, VI- A boat reported stolen on August 12, 2023, has been recovered by police, our news centre has been informed.

March 26th, 2023
Loaded firearm seized in daylight stop/search operation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – During a stop/search operation, officers from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force uncovered a loaded firearm with several rounds of ammunition after a search of scooter rider revealed the illegal weapon.

February 22nd, 2023
Nyall G. George charged in relation to murder of Kadeem Jimenez

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Officers of the Major Incident Team today, February 22, 2023, charged one male in relation to last December’s murder of Kadeem Jimenez and charged another for firearm, ammunition, and drug offences.

November 23rd, 2022
UPDATE: Fat Hogs Bay youth pleads guilty to firearm & ammo charges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Dimar Frederick, 23, of Fat Hogs Bay, Tortola, pleaded guilty to the charges of keeping a firearm without a license and unlawful possession of ammunition when he appeared in the Magistrate's Court today, Wednesday, November 23, 2022.

November 22nd, 2022
Female SVG native charged following high-powered assault rifles seizure

HARRIGAN’S ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Police have charged a female in relation to the discovery of two high-powered assault rifles, along with ammunition, at Harrigan’s Estate on November 16, 2022.

November 18th, 2022
2 high-powered assault rifles seized in Harrigan Estate; 2 arrested- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two persons on Tortola have been arrested following the discovery of prohibited assault rifles and ammunition by police during a search operation.

November 14th, 2022
Haitian boat captain held for illegal entry & ammo possession- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Five persons were arrested for illegal entry into the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) after officers of the Joint Task Force detected a vessel that travelled from the US Virgin Islands (USVI) into the VI without making clearance late yesterday evening, November 13, 2022.

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