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May 17th, 2024
Skelton-Cline arrested & charged over 2008-2010 Gov’t contracts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Information coming into our news centre is that police today Friday, May 17, 2024, have arrested and charged a popular clergyman and a former Government Consultant Mr Claude O. Skelton Cline on matters relating to Government contracts.

May 15th, 2024
USVI: Woman charged for leaving minor children home alone to go partying

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — A woman is now facing felony child neglect charges after her daughter told police that she was left alone with her little brother while their mother went to a party.

April 26th, 2024
Another court blow to CoP Collins as Ex Deputy CoP James' ammo charges squashed!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Police Commissioner Mark Collins, who is currently under investigation over some 55 charges brought against him by his own police officers, and now has a reputation for injustice, no respect for the rule of law and allegedly spearheading a target list of Virgin Islanders to arrest and damage their characters, including fellow police officers who signed the petition against him and members of the media, is at it again.

April 24th, 2024
Man allegedly drops firearm while running away from police

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Information reaching our news centre is that police have charged three persons following the discovery of a firearm in the Purcell Estate area of Tortola in the wee hours of Tuesday, April 23, 2024.

April 21st, 2024
USVI- Man in custody for shooting 33-year-old woman to death in STT

VI CONSORTIUM

THOMASVILLE, St Thomas, USVI- A fatal shooting that took place Friday evening, April 19, 2024, in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) has led to homicide charges against Simon Rawlins Jr, 37, who is charged with shooting 33-year-old Mardette Ward to death.

April 10th, 2024
Police charge 2 for firearm offences, 4 for burglary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Seantroy Hanley and Jahkeema Charles were charged with keeping a firearm without a licence, among other charges, while Deron Antoine, Marvin Gumbs, Wendy Hendricks and Alex Moore were charged with burglary between March 2 and March 31, 2024.

April 9th, 2024
Fugitive Jamal Freeman aka 'Uncle' captured

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has apprehended Jamal Freeman, who has been wanted since January 1, 2024.

April 7th, 2024
USVI: Arrest made in 2023 St John Jewelry Store shooting & robbery

VI CONSORTIUM

CRUZ BAY, St John, USVI — A man has been arrested in connection with a robbery and attempted murder at a local jewelry store, according to the [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). The incident, which took place on Thursday, May 18, 2023, around 2:00 PM, occurred at St John Bracelet in Cruz Bay, where the store owner was shot in the face.

March 24th, 2024
Romaine Baird charged for financial crimes; $40K bail granted

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Romaine Baird, 34, of Pasea Estate, has been charged with Theft, Obtaining Property by Deception, and Possession of Proceeds of Criminal Conduct.

February 18th, 2024
California man allegedly threatened to kill postal workers in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— Simon Peters, a 41-year-old man from Valley Center, California, has been formally charged with making threats to kill postal workers in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI), announced United States Attorney Delia L. Smith on Thursday, February 15, 2024.

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