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RVIPF retrieves 7 packages of suspected cocaine floating near RT ferry dock

Police have reportedly retrieved several packages suspected to contain cocaine that washed into the Road Town Harbour today, Sunday, October 29, 2023. Photo: VINO/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Police have reportedly retrieved several packages suspected to contain cocaine that washed into the Road Town Harbour today, Sunday, October 29, 2023.

"Officers of the RVIPF responded to reports of floating packages in the water by the Road Town ferry terminal earlier today, October 29. Retrieved were seven wrapped packages suspected to be cocaine," Acting Information Officer of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Akia L. Thomas-Nero stated.

Mrs Thomas-Nero said the packages are being "examined and processed" by officers.

She also said anyone with information regarding the "origination of these packages or knows of anyone in possession of such packages that can assist officers with investigations are asked to contact the RVIPF Intelligence Unit at 368-9339."

19 Responses to “RVIPF retrieves 7 packages of suspected cocaine floating near RT ferry dock”

  • Abandon Ship (29/10/2023, 17:19) Like (12) Dislike (22) Reply
    Well, I'm guessing something went wrong....maybe the person who was suppose to help clear the package didn't show up to work or was shifted from their duty and the person who was bringing it in, had to dump it overboard.....what ferry or boat came it before the packages were found???
    • Here you go again (29/10/2023, 20:12) Like (2) Dislike (28) Reply
      How come you reach to that kind of conclusion. Why not it could be a distraction by the same colonial people in the force to try to shift the attention of the public off from the officer who drove in the sea (they say) and died. You mean only our people does wrong in the sight of some of you. SMDH.
  • asura (29/10/2023, 17:20) Like (3) Dislike (40) Reply
    free the weed free the drew
  • Wow. (29/10/2023, 18:11) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    Police don't usually get their hands on those floating or stray stuff. Before police reach them done gone..
  • WEW (29/10/2023, 18:11) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    Only in the BVI a white Christmas
  • @asura (29/10/2023, 19:29) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    Free yuh mud__a
    • Tic Toc (29/10/2023, 22:28) Like (6) Dislike (7) Reply
      Thas a trap don’t fall for it!!! Them want u guys to move thingss.thas the feds dope!
  • “Wellllll… (29/10/2023, 19:38) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    …Isn’t THAT Special?!?”

  • King Charles II (29/10/2023, 21:37) Like (22) Dislike (8) Reply
    I'm surprised nobody has blamed the UK or COi for this one as yet. Waiting patiently. Any minute now.
  • bruh (30/10/2023, 01:34) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    Somebody has to be big mad for losing this haul.
  • what’s up doc (30/10/2023, 02:06) Like (3) Dislike (5) Reply
    maybe from that vehicle that went over
  • omg (30/10/2023, 02:34) Like (2) Dislike (6) Reply
    Not raining coke chile…lol. There should be absolutely no financial burden in the territory. I see what drew was doing..he was on sum Robin Hood. This is big money that can get stuff done. Stuff gonna get sold regardless might as well get in on it. Minus the dead bodies not a bad business lol
  • HMMM (30/10/2023, 04:54) Like (4) Dislike (13) Reply

    Where the **** I was….oh my that could have been my lil start in life!!!

  • blind woman (30/10/2023, 06:08) Like (12) Dislike (18) Reply
    The minimum wage in Tola is $6 an hour. So until that is fixed, drugs will keep coming in.
    And people will keep taking risk. You think if I was working at right way? With 4 kids and Christmas is coming. I will get up off my a** too. And make something shake in the drug business too.No food stamps no public housing no medical for free...Pll got to do what them have to do..I NOT saying it's right but Christmas coming and holidays and ppl want to see smiles on their children faces at all cost....The rich getting richer and the poor must stay poorer...You MAD....Tell the government fix it but some of dem getting their pockets too...

    Push it to the level my dear friends
    • @blind woman (30/10/2023, 11:10) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
      Your name suits you well. Blind woman indeed. There are people living comfortably. Steak for breakfast lunch and dinner and they still choose to be involved in these activities. You paying for internet to come on the news to type this?? save your money since things so hard. Christmas coming people want to see their children smile yes but struggles exist and until you teach those same children that sometimes you have to do with what you have and be happy while living humbly they are going to grow up with a mindset like yours. We all want a little more in our pockets but don’t come on here acting like drugs is the way.

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