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April 25th, 2024
Wade N. Smith wins Judicial Review against Sr Magistrate, Top CoP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Commissioner of Customs Wade N. Smith won a Judicial Review against the Senior Magistrate, Tamia N. Richards, and the Commissioner of Police, Mark Collins, in the High Court yesterday, April 24, 2024.

December 14th, 2023
Witch-hunt continues? Wade N. Smith arrested & charged with Breach of Trust

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After being sent home for no reason over a year ago, leading to him taking court action against the government, it was yesterday Wednesday, December 13, 2023, that United Kingdom (UK) police officers arrested and charged Mr Wade N. Smith, the Commissioner of Customs, with one count of Breach of Trust in a Public Office.

November 2nd, 2023
Another court win for Wade N. Smith against Governor, HR Dep't & PSC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was on Thursday, August 18, 2022, that Comptroller of Customs Mr. Wade N. Smith was sent on administrative leave without reason in a process that reportedly did not follow the laws and regulations of the Virgin Islands.

June 16th, 2023
Big court win for Wade N. Smith! Sr Magistrate & CoP dragged before court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a strong ruling handed down on Thursday, June 15, 2023, High Court Judge Sonya Young agreed with Attorney-at-Law Terence F. Williams in his request for a Judicial Review (JR) over the alleged illegal search of the home of Comptroller of Customs Wade N. Smith.

May 29th, 2023
Wade N. Smith back in court over alleged illegal police search of home

WEST END, Tortola, VI - Comptroller of Customs Mr. Wade N. Smith who was placed on administrative leave since August 2022 without reasons shared with the public, has through his high-powered Attorney Mr Terrence F. Williams, taken the government to court once again.

February 15th, 2023
Witch-Hunt & harassment continues! UK Police arrested & released Wade N. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The alleged witch-hunt and harassment of locals by the United Kingdom (UK) police officers continue under the pretext of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI). Many residents have lambasted the one-man commission's report as biased and its credibility is under attack, since all of the areas that have issues under the Governor’s portfolio (civil service, courts, police force) have not been touched in the report.

November 21st, 2022
Customs Boss Wade N. Smith still not called back to work

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Commissioner of Customs Mr Wade N. Smith has not been instructed to return to work, according to sources close to the situation speaking on condition of anonymity to Virgin Islands News Online (VINO).

November 5th, 2022
Customs Boss Wade N. Smith sues Gov’t over being sent on leave!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Armed with a high-powered Attorney in the person of Terrence F. Williams—a former Virgin Islands Director of Public Prosecution—the Controller of Customs, Mr Wade N. Smith has headed to the courthouse in a case against the Government.

August 19th, 2022
Customs Boss Wade N. Smith sent on Administrative Leave!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Word reaching our newsroom is that Commissioner of Customs, Virgin Islander Wade N. Smith has been sent on administrative leave with pay.

April 5th, 2022
RVIPF accused of human smuggling coverup

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Talk show host, Claude O. Skelton-Cline has alleged a massive cover-up involving the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) over an alleged failed human smuggling attempt last Friday, April 1, 2022.

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