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March 3rd, 2022
Trinidadian charged for alleged possession of 5 firearms remanded to HMP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A Trinidadian man who resided in Lower Estate has been remanded to prison after appearing virtually before Magistrate Khadeen Palmer today, March 3, 2022, on 4 charges of possession of a prohibited weapon and 1 charge of possession of an unlicensed firearm.

November 4th, 2021
Jamaican & Guyanese held for alleged firearm possession

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Officers of the Armed Response Team uncovered a loaded firearm from a vehicle that was stopped in the Road Town area during police operations early Wednesday morning, November 3, 2021.

May 24th, 2020
1 local, 2 DR men arrested for alleged Illegal Entry, Firearm & Drug Possession

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reports reaching Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) from sources close to the situation are that three persons have been arrested for alleged Illegal Entry, Possession of Firearms and Possession of a Controlled Drug.

July 12th, 2019
Chambers gets 10 years for firearm possession & attempted murder

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Jamaican native with Virgin Islands Belonger status Nickail Chambers was today, July 12, 2019 sentenced in the High Court to spend 10 years in prison for possession of a firearm and attempted murder.

June 11th, 2019
VI man pleads guilty to firearm possession in USVI


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A citizen of the Virgin Islands, who was involved in a vehicular accident in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) in March 2019 was found with an illegal firearm and has since pleaded guilty to the offence.

November 10th, 2017
Police Arrest Blotter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The following is the arrest blotter from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) from October 30 to November 6, 2017 .

July 12th, 2017
Repeat offender Nickail Chambers charged with attempted murder

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Jamaican native with Belonger status, Nickail Chambers, 25, who was arrested in relation to a shooting incident on Fort Hill, Tortola on June 22, 2017 has been charged with Attempted Murder and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm with Intent to Injure.

October 26th, 2016
USVI man facing 10 years, $250,000 fine for firearm possession


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Karim Woodley, 39, of St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI), was arraigned on October 25, 2016 before U.S. Magistrate Judge George W. Cannon after being charged in a three-count information with possession of a firearm by felon, possession of a firearm near a school and unauthorised firearm possession, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

June 10th, 2016
Recent shooting victim Kareem A. Durante remanded for firearm possession

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Less than a month after he was shot while at a social event on Beef Island, Kareem A. Durante aka Blocker has been remanded to prison for firearm possession.

November 24th, 2015
Three arrested in USVI following reckless shooting & accident


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers arrested three men in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands on Sunday November 22, 2015 for unauthorised possession of firearm, after partygoers attending a nightclub event heard gunfire coming from a vehicle in the area, Sakeeda Freeman, the force’s media specialist announced on Monday November 23, 2015.

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