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November 1st, 2022
Long Bush resident Kamaul Nibbs charged for firearm & ammo possession

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– A resident of Long Bush is the latest person charged by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) for unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition.

September 26th, 2022
Stanley Albert Harris charged for prohibited firearm & ammunition

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has charged one of the five persons taken into custody in relation to the illegal firearms uncovered late last week.

September 7th, 2022
Guishard granted bail; Lewis remanded in firearm, ammo & drugs matter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Rhondella Guishard, 25, had her bail extended while Rashon D. Lewis, 42, was remanded to prison when they appeared before Magistrate Tamia N. Richards on firearm, ammunition and drugs charges on September 6, 2022.

September 1st, 2022
2 charged with firearm, ammunition & drug possession

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Armed Response Team charged a male and female with firearm and drug possession offenses after a routine search of the rental vehicle the couple was in uncovered the illegal items.

January 7th, 2022
20 firearms, $50M in drugs confiscated from Jose Almestica’s residence– CoP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the investigation into crimes allegedly committed by Mr Jose Almestica continues, Commissioner of Police Mr Mark Collins has disclosed that 20 firearms and $50 million worth of drugs were found inside Almestica’s Ballast Bay apartment, paving the way for countless more charges to be laid against him.

January 3rd, 2022
RVIPF seized over 30 guns, 1,650 rounds of ammo in 2021- CoP Collins

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Calling 2021 ‘a bumper year’ for the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), Police Commissioner, Mark Collins has revealed that the RVIPF seized a large number of guns and ammunition in the past year.

November 9th, 2021
UPDATE: RVIPF officer accused of colluding with murder suspect

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Dominican native, and long-serving member of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Sergeant Lenroy Samuel has been accused of breaching the RVIPF’s trust by making a phone call that later allegedly led to the removal of a cellular phone belonging to a murder suspect in the shooting death of Mr Everton McMaster Jr in Baughers Bay.

November 5th, 2021
RVIPF Officer charged after ammunition allegedly found in home

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– A Sergeant of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) was officially charged yesterday afternoon, November 4, 2021, for Breach of Trust and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition.

September 3rd, 2021
Local businessman urges Opposition to guard against giving CoI ‘ammunition’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A local businessman, who always has his eyes and ears open to the happenings in his beloved Virgin Islands, has said the United Kingdom (UK) sponsored Commission of Inquiry (CoI) appears one-sided and aimed at bringing down the 2-year-old Andrew A. Fahie-led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government.

March 17th, 2021
Loaded firearm recovered, 2 arrested following Fish Bay shooting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– A loaded firearm and ammunition were recovered and two persons arrested after ranks of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) carried out a search warrant on a property on Tortola, yesterday, March 16, 2021.

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