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December 15th, 2022
UPDATE: VI resident Shannon John pleads guilty to cocaine charges in USVI

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- A man from Tortola, [British] Virgin Islands has pleaded guilty to cocaine charges in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) and is now facing a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in prison.

May 24th, 2018
2 VI men arrested @ STT airport for alleged cocaine possession


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- — Jason Frett, 36, and Ashley Warner, 54, both of Tortola, were arrested today, May 24, 2018 on a complaint charging them with possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

January 2nd, 2018
Crime free VI for New Year/Old Year; Dec 31, 2017 to Jan 1, 2018

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Maybe it was Hurricanes Irma and Maria that have changed forever the way of life of most residents of the Virgin Islands or maybe it was a threat from the United Kingdom appointed governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert aka ‘Gus’ that, if residents do not behave he will return the curfew- an idea scoffed at by some in the intellectual, progressive and legal classes.

September 4th, 2016
Security detail for Mapp administration arrested by feds on drug offenses


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- A former [U.S.] V.I. Port Authority officer and current Kenneth E. Mapp administration security detail, serving as a security guard for Juel Molloy, was apprehended at the Cyril E. King Airport on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands on Saturday September 3, 2016, multiple sources with knowledge of the incident have told this publication.

October 7th, 2013
JVD man allegedly enters court smelling of ‘weed’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A construction worker who recently pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis, allegedly turned up for his hearing at the Magistrate’s court smelling of the substance on October 4, 2013.

December 12th, 2012
UPDATE: 5 years imprisonment for Elroy Okeiffe

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Johnson’s Ghut resident Elroy Okeiffe, was given a total of five years in prison when he was sentenced today December 12, 2012 by Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards.

November 29th, 2012
Prosecution ready to proceed with Vanterpool drug possession case

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Crown’s case against Joel Vanterpool on charges of possession of cannabis and cocaine was all set to proceed when the matter came before Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards yesterday November 28, 2012.

October 23rd, 2012
New hiccup in trial of 5 men accused of money laundering; drug possession

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The trial for five men accused of money laundering and drug possession, which was scheduled to begin today October 23, 2012 in the Magistrate's Court, has been hit with delay after the court was told that the case file was not ready in contrast to what was previously related to the court.

September 25th, 2012
Trial date set for five accused of money laundering, drug possession

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The five men charged with alleged money laundering and drug possession were today September 25, 2012 informed by Magistrate Tamia Richards that their cases would be going to trial on October 23, 2012.

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