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February 15th, 2024
35 illegal immigrants caught on Cooper Island

COOPER ISLAND, VI- Some 35 illegal immigrants have been caught on Cooper Island, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has reported.

August 14th, 2022
UPDATE: Over 400Kg of cocaine seized on vessel off Cooper Island

COOPER ISLAND, VI- The amount of cocaine seized on a vessel off Cooper Island yesterday, August 13, 2022, is estimated to be over 400 kilograms.

November 2nd, 2021
Active search for missing snorkeler Dennis Y. Enomoto ends

COOPER ISLAND, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has released the name of the snorkeler who went missing in waters near Cooper Island on Monday, October 25, 2021.

January 4th, 2019
Tourist dies on Jost van Dyke; delay in getting First Responders

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI - Sometime close to 4:00 pm this afternoon, Friday, January 4, 2019, a male tourist, said to be in his mid 40s, passed away while hiking at Hatchet Road on Jost van Dyke.

December 31st, 2018
American woman drowns off Cooper Island; 2nd in few days

COOPER ISLAND, VI - It was reported yesterday, Sunday, December 30, 2018, to our newsroom that a Caucasian female of American nationality drowned off Cooper Island in Virgin Islands (VI) waters.

June 4th, 2017
James Leonard Sr of Cooper Island laid to rest @ sea

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Some two weeks plus after he was found unresponsive in the waters on May 17, 2017 off his native Cooper Island and later pronounced dead, 40 year old James Leonard Sr has been laid to rest.

May 19th, 2017
UPDATE: James Leonard fell off boat – Eyewitnesses claim

COOPER ISLAND, VI - Mourning the tragic death of Cooper Island resident and beneficiary owner, Mr James 'Jamesy' Leonard, close friends and eyewitnesses have brushed aside speculation of foul play in his death.

March 23rd, 2015
UPDATE: ‎Tourist injured by propeller of dingy engine

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following further investigations by Coordinator of Virgin Islands Search and Rescue (VISAR)‎ Mr John P. Aspinall, it was discovered that the female tourist rushed to Peebles Hospital from Cooper Island last evening March 22, 2015 did not fall off a dock there but rather from a dingy.

February 17th, 2014
UPDATE: Man found in water at Cooper Island ID as US citizen

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The 75 year old man whose non-responsive body was found in the water at Cooper Island on Sunday, February 16, 2014 has been confirmed by our informed and reliable source as Mr John Norbert Zeelander.

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