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July 21st, 2021
5 UK MPs from PM Johnson’s party found guilty of breaching Code of Conduct

LONDON, United Kingdom- As the United Kingdom-sponsored Commission of Inquiry (CoI) called by ex-Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert, the close buddy of the beleaguered UK Prime Minister Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson aka ‘Boris’, has been nailing Virgin Islands legislators to the cross for not complying to the Register of Interests Act, they need not look at the VI to find persons with sin as it is right at home in the UK, and in the UK government.

June 22nd, 2021
Brother of magistrate convicted on gun charges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The youngest brother of Senior Magistrate Tamia N. Richards, Kavarne Richards, was convicted by Magistrate Christilyn Benjamin on gun charges, following the conclusion of his trial on Monday, June 21 2021.

April 20th, 2021
Dereck M. Chauvin found guilty of murdering George P. Floyd Jr

MINNEAPOLIS, USA— The jury in a US Court has found former police officer Derek M. Chauvin guilty on all counts in the murder of George P. Floyd Jr last May, 2020.

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.

December 2nd, 2020
US quartet charged with Illegal Entry pleads guilty in court; Fined $1000 each

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The United States quartet – Nicholas Cancro, John Hines Jr, Lynee Ann Hines and Jeanne McKinnon – who were all jointly charged with the offence of landing in the territory without the leave of an immigration Officer on November 19, 2020, initially intended to challenge the matter but opted to plead guilty after hearing they would spend the holidays behind bars on remand instead.

November 25th, 2020
Female duo caught with $$ & drugs fined, handed suspended sentences

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The West End duo – Caroline Hodge-Clarke and D’Janne Varlark – who were facing drug and possession of proceeds of criminal conduct charges have been sentenced, and the $24,980 seized was ordered forfeited to the state.

November 25th, 2020
Trucker sentenced to 9 mths @ HMP; Over $97K forfeited

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A Lower Hope Hill, Tortola, man was on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, sentenced to nine months at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut for proceeds of criminal conduct.

October 16th, 2020
Man remanded for burglarising restaurant of alcoholic drinks & clothing

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A man was denied bail and remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) after he pleaded guilty to entering the Upper-Level Restaurant on Fleming Street in Road Town and making off with alcohol and articles of clothing, including boxer shorts.

October 7th, 2020
Kenaz Hazel sentenced to 5 years @ HMP for unlicensed gun

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A 24-year-old Purcell Estate man will spend the next five years at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut after pleading guilty to the offence of ‘carrying an unlicensed firearm’.

October 6th, 2020
VZ duo claims passports stolen; Overstayed 12 months in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The two Venezuelans, who were placed before the Magistrate’s Court and fined $1,000 each for overstaying for nearly a year, admitted to remaining in the territory without permission from an immigration officer because a friend reportedly stole their passports.


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