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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.

October 31st, 2023
2 charged after drugs found in vehicle @ Fat Hogs Bay

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two young men, including an 18-year-old, are facing drugs and firearm charges, after officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) intercepted a suspicious vehicle after 11:00 PM on October 28, 2023, while on routine patrol in the Fat Hog’s Bay area.

July 26th, 2022
Arien M. K. Fahie remanded to prison for murder of Corey Butler

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Arien Milton Kwarme Fahie, who has been charged with the murder of Corey Butler, made his first appearance before the Magistrate’s Court today, July 26, 2022, days after he was deported from the US Virgin Islands (USVI) after being captured in the area of the Clinton E. Phipps Racetrack in Estate Bovoni, St Thomas on Saturday, July 23, 2022.

March 24th, 2022
USVI native remanded on drug possession & proceeds of criminal conduct charges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A native of the US Virgin Islands (USVI) was recently arrested and charged by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) for alleged drug offences.

March 24th, 2021
3 arrested & charged for marijuana possession- Arrest Blotter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- At least three persons were arrested and charged for unlawful possession of marijuana during the period March 7-20, 2021, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) stated in its Arrest Blotter today, March 24, 2021.

November 6th, 2013
‘Letty’ & Lucien to be tried in Jan. 2014

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The trial of Violet ‘Letty’ Hodge and Lucien Smith is now expected to begin early next year after the case was adjourned today, November 6, 2013.

July 31st, 2013
Man gets 4 years for 3kg of 'weed'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Mitch Christopher, 28, was sentenced to four years in prison today, July 31, 2013 after pleading guilty on July 4, 2013 to possessing over 3kg of cannabis. The offence carried a maximum fine of $100,000 or ten years’ imprisonment.

June 18th, 2013
UPDATE: Sandy Lane report surprises defendant

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards read a drug treatment report from the Sandy Lane Centre that surprised drug accused, Jahsheed Scatliffe when he appeared before the Magistrate’s Court recently .

June 7th, 2013
Tellon Brewley must continue visits to Sandy Lane - Magistrate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards announced recently that she received a favourable report from the Sandy Lane Centre about defendant Tellon Brewley following the defendant’s guilty plea on April 24, 2013 to unlawful possession of cannabis.

January 21st, 2012
Man fined $7,500 for cannabis in peanut tin & glove compartment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A 54 year-old man “owned up” to being the owner of a vehicle that had 55.8 grammes of cannabis concealed in a Planters peanut tin and some in a glove compartment on January 14, 2012.

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