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August 17th, 2022
Drug bust: Samuel Sr & Alphonso remanded to prison

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Pedro Samuel Sr, 58, of Diamond Estate, and Reno Alphonso, 27, of Fort Hill, who were both charged with possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply, were remanded to prison when they appeared virtually at the Magistrate’s Court today, August 17, 2022.

January 26th, 2022
Towers fire: Alexander Jarvis charged with 2 counts of arson; denied bail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Bail has been denied for Virgin Islander, 30-year-old Alexander Jarvis aka 'Bope', for his alleged involvement in the fire that destroyed an auto repair garage and a dwelling home at Towers, on the main island of Tortola, on January 19, 2022.

April 14th, 2021
‘We are not able to build a wall & ask Mexico to pay for it’- Magistrate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- "Our borders with the US are porous, and we are not able to build a wall and ask Mexico to pay for it,” stated senior Magistrate Tamia N. Richards as she remanded Olicity M. Lanns, 24, to Her Majesty’s Prison yesterday, April 13, 2021.

November 11th, 2020
Davis brothers remanded to prison after major cocaine & firearm bust

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The two brothers arrested following a major drug bust in Balsam Ghut, Tortola, on Friday, November 6, 2020, were denied bail when they made a first appearance at the Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.

April 20th, 2020
22-yr-old local denied bail for E&B store robbery

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An unrepresented Shadrach Thompson, a 22-year-old native of the Virgin Islands, was remanded into custody when he made his first appearance, today, April 20, 2020, before Magistrate Christilyn Benjamin for robbing the E&B Convenience Store in Palestina Estate, Tortola.

November 15th, 2017
Another setback as Messers Hodge & Harrigan denied bail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- It was our newsroom which was first to report that Earl D. Hodge aka 'Bob Hodge' and Roberto Harrigan aka 'Tico' were yesterday November 14, 2017 told that they will be extradited to the United States of America after imported St Lucia Magistrate Shawn Innocent handed down his ruling.

January 30th, 2017
Ex-boyfriend brutally beats, rape former lover- USVI police


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Police on Thursday January 26, 2017 arrested a man they say is responsible for brutally beating then raping his ex-girlfriend, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte confirmed to The Consortium Saturday January 28, 2017.

August 13th, 2016
USVI murder accused Tahira Charles denied bail


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Tahira Charles, who was shot while on Tortola on July 31, 2016, will remain behind bars pending trial, US Virgin Islands (USVI) Superior Court Judge James Carroll III ruled Wednesday August 10, 2016, according to a press release the Superior Court issued Friday afternoon, August 12, 2016.

April 6th, 2016
UPDATE: RVIPF officers enriched themselves, formed connections – UK Prosecutor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the explosive details were disclosed during an almost three hour hearing in the Magistrate's Court yesterday April 5, 2016, a special UK Prosecutor Christopher Sallon QC told the court that the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) officers Pamphill Prevost, Simon Power and Shawn Henry could expect long jail sentences if convicted because of the gravity of the crimes they have been accused of.

June 11th, 2015
RVIPF had surveillance on Matthew D. Hazell before arrest – Court hears

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Matthew D. Hazell, who is charged with attempted murder, was considered to be a flight risk and was denied bail when he appeared before Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo on June 10, 2015.

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