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November 21st, 2023
Kadeem S. Maynard gets 57 months in jail for cocaine smuggling conspiracy

MIAMI, Florida, USA- Kadeem S. Maynard, the son of former BVI Ports Authority Managing Director Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard, was sentenced in a Miami court to 57 months in jail on Monday, November 20, 2023, for his role in a scheme to traffic cocaine from Colombia through the [British] Virgin Islands to the US mainland.

November 12th, 2023
USVI man jailed for smuggling machine gun conversion kits


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— US Attorney for the [US] Virgin Islands Delia Smith on Thursday, November 9, 2023, announced that 33-year-old Princeton Jameson of St Croix has been sentenced to 38 months in prison. Attorney Smith confirmed that the sentence was handed down by Judge Wilma A. Lewis following Jameson's guilty plea for possession of a machine gun.

June 29th, 2023
Buney H. Chinnery sentenced to 8 months imprisonment in USVI

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- [British] Virgin Islander Buney H. Chinnery, 22, has been sentenced to eight months in prison after being convicted of failure to heave to law enforcement and giving a false statement to US law enforcement authorities.

February 26th, 2023
USVI Olympic boxer gets 25 years in prison for sex crimes against minors


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- “You are the textbook example of a child predator,” US District Judge Robert Molloy told former Olympic boxer John Jackson as he sentenced him to 25 years in prison.

January 27th, 2023
UK national & ex-commander of Royal Bermuda Regiment jailed for corruption

HAMILTON, Bermuda- A former commanding officer of the Royal Bermuda Regiment who admitted a charge of official corruption was jailed for six months on Thursday, January 26, 2023.

February 22nd, 2022
Clifton Stoutt gets 8 months @ HMP for burglarising Island Sizzle

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On Monday, February 21, 2021, Baughers Bay resident Clifton Stoutt was sentenced to eight months behind bars for burglarising Island Sizzle in the same community on November 16, 2021.

March 25th, 2021
Jerrel Penn sentenced to 54 months for Possession of Counterfeit bills

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- High Court Judge Richard G. Floyd has sentenced Jerrel Penn to a total of 54 months for being in possession of counterfeit US currency bills in 2017.

March 24th, 2021
$178k cash forfeited to Crown; SVG mason sentenced to 9.5 months @ HMP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Paul Mercutius Jack, 50, an unemployed mason from St Vincent and the Grenadines who was caught with over $178,000 in cash suspected of being from criminal activities on December 4, 2020, was sentenced to 9.5 months in jail yesterday, March 23, 2021.

March 15th, 2021
Guyanese sentenced to time served for Illegal Re-Entry into US via USVI


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — United States Attorney, Gretchen C.F. Shappert for the District of the US Virgin Islands (USVI) recently announced that Warren Michael Whyte, a citizen of Guyana, was sentenced after previously pleading guilty to illegally re-entering the United States after being ordered deported and removed.

February 14th, 2021
USVI man sentenced to 35 years for murder of church deacon


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- - The [US] Virgin Islands Department of Justice has announced that 22-year Avondale A. George, Jr was sentenced to 35 years in prison for his conviction of murder, assault, and robbery charges for the brutal 2015 murder of 73-year-old Augustus Bannis in the vicinity of David Hamilton Jackson Park on St Croix.

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