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Tarik Aaron found guilty on drug charge

Tarik Aaron was convicted by Senior Magistrate Tamia N. Richards on the charge of Possession of a Controlled Drug with intent to Supply, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions announced in a statement on May 10, 2022. Photo: Facebook
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Tarik Aaron was convicted by Senior Magistrate Tamia N. Richards on the charge of Possession of a Controlled Drug with intent to Supply, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions announced in a statement on May 10, 2022.

The decision, which was handed down by the Senior Magistrate on Wednesday, 4 May 2022, was as a result of a joint operation between Her Majesty’s Customs and the United States of America Customs Border Patrol on Tuesday, February 2, 2016.

Mr Aaron and another person were apprehended following hot pursuit of Mr Aaron’s vessel.

Several kilos of cocaine were discarded during the pursuit, prior to being apprehended by law enforcement. Law Enforcement retrieved the discarded items from the water and forensic testing confirmed that the items retrieved from the water were connected to some of the items recovered from Mr Aaron’s vessel. A total of 27 Kilograms of cocaine, with an estimated street value of USD $2,700,000.00, was recovered during the operation.

Following a plea of not guilty, the matter proceeded to trial, which concluded with the Senior Magistrate convicting Mr Aaron.

Sentencing hearing in June; Aaron remanded

The Defendant’s sentencing hearing has been scheduled for Wednesday, June 8, 2022.

Mr Aaron was remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison.

He was represented by PST Law Chambers during the trial.

According to the Office of  DPP, the matter was delayed as a result of the 2017 Hurricanes that destroyed Court Facilities and the COVID-19 Pandemic which has hindered the progress of criminal trials.

64 Responses to “Tarik Aaron found guilty on drug charge”

  • The LAW! (10/05/2022, 18:58) Like (57) Dislike (5) Reply
    IF YOU DON'T FOLLOW THE LAW,THE LAW WILL FOLLOW YOU.
    • Bag strap (10/05/2022, 19:52) Like (35) Dislike (8) Reply
      I'm so happy I played a part of getting his goose cooked.
    • Redbone Juanna Mann (10/05/2022, 19:54) Like (36) Dislike (2) Reply
      Yes, keep that long hair and the pretty look....you'll be popular where you're going.
    • Rubber Duck (10/05/2022, 21:10) Like (59) Dislike (2) Reply
      Free advice. If you want to deal drugs , try not to look like a drug dealer. Doh!!!
      • to Rubber Duck (10/05/2022, 22:48) Like (28) Dislike (1) Reply
        Real drug dealers do not walk around looking like a bu+_h le$bi_n
    • malone (10/05/2022, 23:29) Like (5) Dislike (26) Reply
      You sound like a foolish sheep. The system is designed to enslave you. Tola drug lords dont trouble the innocent
      • Please leave ur burrow (11/05/2022, 08:48) Like (27) Dislike (3) Reply
        Apart from all the families related to those that use the drug, suffer with addiction, rob and kill to feed their habit. The strain on society is incredible. Please read a book or something.
  • i hear (10/05/2022, 18:59) Like (21) Dislike (3) Reply
    Dem boy done start extort he goods long time
  • dread (10/05/2022, 19:03) Like (29) Dislike (8) Reply
    Good for him and his partners!!!!!!!!
  • Time longer than rope (10/05/2022, 19:53) Like (37) Dislike (3) Reply
    I thought he was untouchable
  • Listen (10/05/2022, 20:09) Like (2) Dislike (23) Reply
    Appeal
  • district 1 (10/05/2022, 20:38) Like (33) Dislike (0) Reply

    Ma*** always on the pier bragging bout her “man money” long , money I tell u keep from dem gold diggers brodo.

    • @district 1 (10/05/2022, 21:09) Like (27) Dislike (0) Reply

      **** is one of the cause that land him where he is because she didn’t know how to keep her mouth shut out in public. Even if you are a gangster stay away from them chicken heads some how they are going to be part of your down fall.Whole lot of baby mamas is going to be visiting the prison.

      • worddddd (11/05/2022, 07:18) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
        Those ghetto chicken heads is not loyal. They in it for the money and what they can get. The real yard roosters run and warn the other roosters in the yard when they see them coming.
      • Prison (11/05/2022, 09:29) Like (10) Dislike (1) Reply

        Let all the hood rat baby mamas visit the same time and $&%&* each other up.

      • Nig jokes (11/05/2022, 14:40) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
        What **** thought, she was Cardi B and he was offset of the BVI? Not only the pier she was always opening her trap about her MANNNNN pockets LARGEEEEE. Girl that s**t wasn’t cute or impressing anyone. LEARN HOW TO KEEP YOUR MOUTH SHUT. Now you are a BROKE BUM B$@&$.
    • @district 1 (10/05/2022, 22:32) Like (15) Dislike (2) Reply
      Bofl she broke for sure now !!!!!
      • Yeah for sure (11/05/2022, 07:37) Like (18) Dislike (0) Reply
        She ain’t nothing but a broke yard chicken now the long money is done. Girllllll go start laying eggs for extra cash.
    • for sure (11/05/2022, 08:28) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
      Bet she ain’t go be on the pier no more running her mouth about her man money longggggg. Lol SIDE LOOKS NOW. DAMAGED GOODS ON DISPLY. GIRL THE LONGGGGGG ILLEGAL MONEY JUST BIT YOU IN THE A$$ FOR FLAPPING YOUR JAWS ON THE PIER. MY MAN POCKETS IS LARGEEEEE. DUMB A$$.
    • @district 111 (12/05/2022, 16:15) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      Amanda deh bout for the money I already tell money watch out for tha Sket . Buy she couple rounds n she will talk it allll
  • Appeal coming yes. (10/05/2022, 20:43) Like (9) Dislike (27) Reply
    He be out before thanksgiving.$ tawk
  • Figs (10/05/2022, 20:46) Like (20) Dislike (3) Reply
    I FOUGHT THE LAW AND THE LAW WON. Seems like the obeah is turning its back on everyone.
  • Lemon sauce (10/05/2022, 20:57) Like (24) Dislike (2) Reply
    Now he is going to see who his real crew aka dogs are. Dude thought he was untouchable and ahead of the game, meanwhile someone else was way ahead of him.
  • Westside (10/05/2022, 21:12) Like (16) Dislike (0) Reply

    Hahaha Sh**** going start thief heavy now

  • vi (10/05/2022, 21:17) Like (33) Dislike (2) Reply
    I guest obeah not working anymore, always acting like them untouchable hope he get 10 or mor years
  • DeepState VI (10/05/2022, 21:42) Like (71) Dislike (2) Reply
    It's good to see the law finally working. Is this because of the COI recommendations? This Incident took place in 2016 and it took them 6 years to put this guy behind bars. During the 6 years, he and his brother continued to break the law religiously. Do we have a broken or corrupt judicial system as to why this case took so long? Imagine this happened almost 2 years before Hurricane Irma and this is the sad excuse the prosecution office used. SMDH
  • w (10/05/2022, 22:33) Like (18) Dislike (1) Reply
    Thay soon hang tham own a** with those chains
  • Streets Getting ???? (10/05/2022, 22:44) Like (10) Dislike (8) Reply
    Dpp really win? ???? He gun be feee soon.
  • insider “STX based “ (10/05/2022, 22:48) Like (21) Dislike (1) Reply
    Please note that 80% on the list that was made public on Sunday by Mika Barry are on our list. The other 20% we didn’t had any info on until then and now added to our investigation. Note we’ve my office have already downloaded and save the west Banks music videos that showes everything they’re looking for. You prof the BVI are showing off too offten. My advice as someone with roots on Tortola is to get or be satisfied with what you have and get out because we are coming with thunder.
    • stupidness (11/05/2022, 09:20) Like (10) Dislike (6) Reply
      you really think a MUSIC VIDEO, DONE FOR ENTERTAINMENT, will hold up in court... come better than that... you guys only getting sued because you guys doing a shitty jobbb!!!!!!!!! start with the police because half of them need going jail them self
      • hm (11/05/2022, 10:25) Like (13) Dislike (2) Reply
        Yes …. look at the Rico case with Yung thug… educate yourself .. now move around.. and stay away from drugs.
    • @insider (11/05/2022, 14:29) Like (3) Dislike (3) Reply
      This even English? Plus he not linked to WBR so next…? Lol! Stay yo a** Cruz man.
  • Other person (10/05/2022, 23:00) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    Who is the other person charged with him ?
    They don’t have a name ?
  • sc (10/05/2022, 23:00) Like (6) Dislike (27) Reply
    My god, what a handsome dude gone to waste.
  • coi (11/05/2022, 02:49) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    one thing for sure once you from road town u will go to prison because two police took evidence from crime scenes and walking free……
  • @DeepStateVI (11/05/2022, 05:26) Like (1) Dislike (9) Reply
    So hear what nuh, his sentence will be cut short based on how many years he has been in jail. He could be out of there a whole lot quicker than we think and the drama will begin again more blood letting. This criminal of cost would be wiser and least likely to make the same mistakes he did in the first place.
  • reality (11/05/2022, 05:47) Like (24) Dislike (3) Reply
    This dog been doing it years. And carried on since when he caught in 2016. Sen him Balo 30 years . If he out he ratz . Get rest of family now them doing same
  • Train up a Child (11/05/2022, 07:30) Like (17) Dislike (0) Reply
    "As the scripture teaches, `Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. ' (Prov. 22:6. That all I have to say.
  • Hate is Real (11/05/2022, 07:57) Like (12) Dislike (54) Reply
    Why Ayo hate this man so? Cause he got a few coins??? Or cause Ayo brokes. Strupzzz he going be out in less that a year trust me on dis.
  • Bout time! (11/05/2022, 08:38) Like (39) Dislike (2) Reply
    This is good news. One less criminal we have to deal with. Thank you Jesus. Let his gold digging women go look real work now. All 57 of them. Tired of them all. Let’s go RVIPF. Time to target the rest of his friends and family. They’re all in the same game
  • …. (11/05/2022, 09:14) Like (4) Dislike (10) Reply
    Nothing but time Fam hold strong same one’s that been round be some of the same ones posting or lookin to claim your things them now
  • Year of exposure. (11/05/2022, 09:20) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
    When you styling on ppl! Be careful.
  • Eat a food vip government (11/05/2022, 11:10) Like (11) Dislike (1) Reply
    Happy riddance, one less scumbag to roam the street freely.
  • Simplicity (11/05/2022, 12:46) Like (20) Dislike (3) Reply
    It is not good to rejoice over another person downfall. As long as you have relatives things can happen to them just the same. They might not commit the same offense as this young man but they could find themselves involved in things that are of a negative nature. Remember the old time saying, today for me and tomorrow for you. Well as far as I know these words still hold true up to this day. In other words then, be careful of what you wish for other people.
  • .... (11/05/2022, 15:17) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    Shimba them will have to get up and look work now.
  • about time! (11/05/2022, 17:28) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    Hopefully the time sticks with the crime and not no short bid, time to make an example out of these criminals.
  • Dear hood rats (11/05/2022, 19:32) Like (18) Dislike (0) Reply
    If you running with a drug dealer or gangster, stay your behinds on the low and most of all, learn how to keep your mouth shut. The long money you getting use it to better yourself and go get some kind of education and work skills. Stop being so damn ratchet.
  • Hey... (11/05/2022, 19:55) Like (6) Dislike (5) Reply
    Charge it to the game. It is what it is but it’s never a time to be rejoice full when a youngster goes to jail. Let’s hope this young man learns his lesson. Ppl have the ability to change. We all do nonsense here and there. I will pray for him because as a mother stuff like this hurts let’s have some empathy. BVI is so negative at least try to sprinkle some positivity it may spread. It really starts with each and everyone that complains... be the change you wasn’t. Have a great week everyone!
    • justice (12/05/2022, 08:33) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
      Women like you are the problem, always making excuse for criminals. Groupie mom
  • Sam (13/05/2022, 23:09) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Good thing. Mom and dad knew all along


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