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August 17th, 2023
Toppled truck affects traffic on Butu Mountain

BUTU MOUNTAIN, Tortola, VI- A truck that reportedly toppled this morning, August 17, 2023, in the Butu Mountain area has reportedly affected traffic accessing Road Town via Fort Hill.

March 8th, 2021
UPDATE: Dwight Callwood & Pia King charged for gun find @ Butu Mountain

BUTU MOUNTAIN, Tortola, VI- Police have released the names of the two persons charged after a loaded firearm was found at a home in Butu Mountain, on Tortola, on March 5, 2021.

December 6th, 2017
UPDATE: Escaped prisoner Santo Yamarco Hernandez shot by police

BUTU MOUNTAIN, Tortola, VI- Information just reaching our newsroom from our senior sources in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is that the man shot this morning at Butu Mountain, Tortola, is escaped prisoner Santo Yamarco Hernandez.

May 30th, 2016
UPDATE: Foul play ruled out in Belle Vue body discovery

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is treating the body found in Belle Vue yesterday May 29, 2016 as a sudden death.

November 12th, 2015
UPDATE: Three 'local' men arrested in relation to murder of Jason L. Vanterpool- RVIPF

BUTU MOUNTAIN, Tortola, VI- The three men arrested at Butu Mountain this morning, November 12, 2015 were arrested on suspicion of murder, a press release from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has stated.

October 13th, 2015
UPDATE: Police confirm Jason Leonard Vanterpool's death an act of homicide

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The death of Jason Leonard Vanterpool, whose body was discovered at Butu Mountain on October 12, 2015, is being treated as an act of homicide, according to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

February 6th, 2015
2 Guyanese women charged for guns, ammo

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police have arrested three persons including two Guyanese women following an operation during which an AK47 assault rifle, a 9mm Taurus handgun and ammunition were recovered from a Butu Mountain house.

December 18th, 2014
Elihu Rhymer rushed to Peebles Hospital

BUTU MOUNTAIN, Tortola, VI - (Post Time 2:00PM) - Word just in indicates that Mr Elihu Rhymer was rushed to the Peebles Hospital after the vehicle he was in toppled off the hill side while on Butu Mountain less than an hour ago today December 18, 2014.

January 1st, 2013
Arrest warrant obtained for 2006 murder of Vere Brown Jr.

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Detectives from the RVIPF Major Crime Team have obtained an arrest warrant accusing Neville Turnbull Potter, 34, of conspiracy to commit murder in respect of Vere Browne Jr. who was murdered on the 21st August 2006.

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