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UPDATE: Erickson wanted in USA for alleged conspiracy to smuggle & launder $$

- remanded to prison; Extradition Hearing to take place
August 31st, 2020 | Tags: wanted man fugitive Nyron Erickson surrenders
Nyron Erickson, 28, who evaded police arrest for some 7 months but turned himself over to police yesterday, August 30, 2020, is wanted by the authorities in the United States of America (USA) for alleged Conspiracy to Launder Monetary Instruments from outside of the United States and Conspiracy to conceal and smuggle over $US10,000 from outside of the USA. Photo: Facebook
Information just reaching our news centre, August 30, 2020, is that wanted man Nyron Erickson has turned himself over to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF). Photo: Team of Reporters
Information just reaching our news centre, August 30, 2020, is that wanted man Nyron Erickson has turned himself over to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF). Photo: Team of Reporters
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Nyron Erickson, 28, who evaded police arrest for some 7 months but turned himself over to police yesterday, August 30, 2020, is wanted by the authorities in the United States of America (USA) for alleged Conspiracy to Launder Monetary Instruments from outside of the United States of America and Conspiracy to conceal and smuggle over $US10,000 from outside of the USA.

Mr Erickson, who appeared before the Magistrate’s Court, held virtually, today, August 31, 2020, and was remanded to prison by Senior Magistrate Tamia N. Richards, will now face an Extradition Hearing where the court will determine whether there is sufficient evidence for him to be extradited.

Magistrate Richards said, according to the records before the court, Mr Erickson and others were smuggling monies in bulk to the USA and was indicted by a Grand Jury in the USA.

The USA had made a request in January 2020, for his arrest pending a formal extradition request.

According to Mr Erickson’s attorney, Mr Patrick D. Thompson, his client, a father of 3 minors, turned himself over to police at the Road Town Police Station around 4:30pm.

Mr Erickson, who the court heard is a self-employed trucking and heavy equipment operator, will have to return to court on September 16, 2020, at 12:00pm.

More details to follow.

See previous article published August 30, 2020

Wanted man Nyron Erickson surrenders to police

- Erickson had allegedly evaded police arrest on July 12, 2020

Information just reaching our news centre is that wanted man Nyron Erickson is now in the custody of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

According to reports, Erickson surrendered to police this evening, Sunday, August 30, 2020, in the company of a lawyer.

Commissioner of Police, Mr Michael B. Matthews has since confirmed the reports of Mr Erickson's submission.

"Yes, I can confirm Mr Erickson, who was subject of an ongoing manhunt, is in police custody having turned himself in earlier this afternoon," Mr Matthews told Virgin Islands News Online.

The RVIPF had said in February 2020, they were seeking the public's assistance to locate Mr Erickson and had noted that an arrest warrant was issued for the 27-year-old, who is said to reside in the West End area of Tortola.

Police had not stated why Mr Erickson was wanted.

Erickson had previously escaped arrest- Police

It was in July 2020, that two Vincentian men were arrested and placed before the court allegedly playing a role in preventing police from apprehending Mr Erickson on July 12, 2020.

Mr Deverson Williams, 37, of Belle Vue, was charged with ‘Obstructing a police officer’ and pleaded not guilty while St Elmore Garraway, 42, of George’s North Side, was charged with ‘Perverting the course of justice,’ and was not required to plead when the charge was put to him during their arraignment hearing on Wednesday July 15, 2020 at the Magistrate’s Court.

Police had reportedly visited visited Garraway’s residence in Georges North Side to execute a search warrant when they noticed Williams having a conversation on his cellular phone outside of the building.

The officers, according to information revealed in the Magistrate’s Court, immediately shouted ‘Armed, Police! Don’t move!’; however, Williams ran indoors and locked the door behind him.

The officers then proceeded to the house, and overheard someone shouting ‘Police! Police!’ and they observed persons in the house scampering, including fugitive Nyron Erickson.

Erickson reportedly made good his escape by running to the back porch and disappearing, along with others unknown, into the nearby bushes in the area.

In the meantime, police officers had to force their way into the house and during their search, found the duo, as well as Trevon Cumberbatch, who was charged with illegal entry, hiding about the house and premises.

Police also found surveillance footage of the property depicting Erickson and others arriving at the property at about 4:00 pm that day.

88 Responses to “UPDATE: Erickson wanted in USA for alleged conspiracy to smuggle & launder $$”

  • Very Bemused (30/08/2020, 20:17) Like (24) Dislike (12) Reply
    "An ongoing manhunt." Hmm! Like the officers in the RVIPF never played Hide n Seek in growing up. BVI is a very small country and for him to surrender after hiding out so long is a sad indictment on the Police Force.

    So he were an extremely dangerous terrorist it would have been chaos then because you cannot apprehended the nickel and dime criminals, that simply makes you a laughingstock of police services worldwide.

    Sometimes I ask myself if that Commissioner Matthews really thinks wisely before he utters his statements to the public. For he acts like he's a one eyed man in blind man country.
    • QUICK (30/08/2020, 20:29) Like (35) Dislike (33) Reply
      Arrest the island people that had him hold
    • Be bemused about this (31/08/2020, 20:47) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
      Many in the BVI community routinely thwart the efforts of the police, especially when their efforts are directed towards intervening in the criminal activities of certain highly favoured sons of the soil. The accused man recieved much assistance from the community which is the reason he was able to stay at large so long. Maybe you should direct your energy towards acknowledging how well the police disrupted his life and forced him to the point he had to go in. What did you do to help, if you are so concerned? Hypocrite. The pool of law abiding people in this community is not a large as some would believe. Whose side
      are you on? You come here with your half baked attempt to sound intellectual, but it fell flat. How about giving some support to the police? Maybe you venting about something else. The police took away your white fowl?
    • Taurus (01/09/2020, 12:15) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      don't diss the police
  • Nice (30/08/2020, 20:19) Like (39) Dislike (6) Reply
    Good going and smart move. God ain’t done with you yet young man.
    • Deh Watcha (30/08/2020, 22:34) Like (14) Dislike (14) Reply
      Either his cash on hand is or has run out or he starting to feel sick.
  • jj (30/08/2020, 20:26) Like (22) Dislike (13) Reply
    He is afraid of the covid 19'.*_*
  • justice for all (30/08/2020, 20:26) Like (8) Dislike (9) Reply

    Yessssss, finally! Come on now RVIPF, let's get to work and bring *****work to light. 

  • Bacchanal Baby (30/08/2020, 20:28) Like (18) Dislike (5) Reply
    Wow, I hope that he is COVID free and in good health. Hes a young and smart man. Needs to turn his life around and settle down.
  • island man (30/08/2020, 20:30) Like (27) Dislike (7) Reply
    Ayo can run from man and escape countless times, but Ayo cant run from God.
  • HMP (30/08/2020, 20:42) Like (16) Dislike (61) Reply
    free the man he is a local
  • HMP (30/08/2020, 21:04) Like (9) Dislike (5) Reply
    Enforcement knew where he was all along he cane back home and gave up himself
    • @ HMP (31/08/2020, 06:46) Like (5) Dislike (4) Reply
      Was this the boat that came in that weekend of the Tropical Storm that the police claim was not able to catch them?
  • Wise Down (30/08/2020, 21:16) Like (11) Dislike (3) Reply
    Wont be surprised if more COVID cases appear at police station after.....
  • The virus (30/08/2020, 21:29) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    Maybe he was afraid he would turn up with the virus.
  • Wait (30/08/2020, 21:36) Like (8) Dislike (4) Reply
    How commish could say that. It hat eyewitness so see them went with him from cross by Spinx side. So I and I confuse by this report here so
  • streets (30/08/2020, 21:37) Like (11) Dislike (9) Reply
    You walk into the police station lawyered up. But you still have to answer to the STREETS. This is only the beginning of things to come. KARMA IS A COLD HEARTED B**CH WHEN IT SCRATCH UP YOUR BACK.
    • @streets (31/08/2020, 02:59) Like (18) Dislike (3) Reply
      @streets Wait, you woulda walk into a police station without a lawyer? Btw, can you tell us what he is/was wanted for? Just about everybody and their grandmother asking this question! In the meantime tho, I wouldn’t be so quick like you to be casting judgment. Let’s see what the charges are. Cause I vividly remember the last time “the streets” and “school chirren” crucified this same dude regarding Sn00*¥ disappearance then come to find out da evidence and phone records show that a different man/ group of ppl is who was responsible.
  • Running man (30/08/2020, 21:42) Like (4) Dislike (7) Reply
    COVID 19 SCARE THE HELL OUT OF HIM THAT IS WHY HE TURN HIMSELF IN. Just wondering if he was wearing a mask when he turn himself in.
  • West boss (30/08/2020, 21:51) Like (4) Dislike (4) Reply
    You make a big move an stop running like a lil girl may son
  • Real Talk (30/08/2020, 21:52) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    Who tun in who who catch who ?
  • jamaican (30/08/2020, 22:47) Like (11) Dislike (8) Reply
    Big head Benny .....bloodclath minding crystal dancers and the red bartender
  • feds (30/08/2020, 23:53) Like (15) Dislike (6) Reply
    one thing ik is these police we got here is a waste a time working makein money for doin ntn if he did not chk to u all he woulda be on the run all now still ayo need to get off ayo ass and do ur job
    • Hmmmmm (31/08/2020, 09:05) Like (6) Dislike (3) Reply
      U Eva stop to think they was doing their job why this happen. And it's just a trickle down play from what happen when they went for him and he jump
  • Rasclive (31/08/2020, 03:29) Like (9) Dislike (13) Reply
    Free the real who jah bless no man curse hold your head up lol cuz always got your back
    • Nawww Rasclive (31/08/2020, 10:49) Like (13) Dislike (2) Reply
      Jah drop his blessings on a person if they are doing the right thing in his eyes. Jah will never condone and drop his blessings on a person that is doing wrong. You are just pissed because the gravy train has come to and end. You all posers that was around dude was just around for the hot bread and cheddar. Trust no one, one of you in his camp was playing both sides of the fence and planted the surveillance camera in his hide out.
  • True (31/08/2020, 04:39) Like (10) Dislike (30) Reply
    Who advised him, advised him right...better he turned himself in now because if the UK Navy came before, all that going on would have been stopped and all who was "wanted" would have been found. It's best!
  • Sam (31/08/2020, 08:00) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
    We want to free every one how do wrong.You see what happen to us now Covid-19. MR? HMP. People like you need God.
  • Gangsters Paradise (31/08/2020, 08:15) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    Every gangster on the Island is in fear of the virus. Bullets can’t stop the virus.
  • just wait (31/08/2020, 08:40) Like (27) Dislike (9) Reply
    You all is going to flip over when the real story as to why he went on the run for six months come out. Dude is dangerous.
    • @just wait (31/08/2020, 10:27) Like (16) Dislike (2) Reply
      Yuh comment woulda make more sense if he was actually on the run for 6 whole months like you claim. One minute RVIPF saying he wanted, the next minute he partying up and down through Tola in every club like a rockstar. Police literally passing him straight. Which wanted man does be up and down in clubs, sailing every island and posting on social media? In July RVIPF issue a new bulletin saying he wanted again. Asking for public assistance to locate a man that everybody with 2 eyes seeing all over the place. If he’s as dangerous as you saying then why RVIPF ain’t make it clear that they looking for a dangerous fugitive and anybody who see him need to be careful? I think you’d be surprised when the cops come forward and say what the cat and mice games really about.
      • @ @ just wait (31/08/2020, 14:16) Like (11) Dislike (7) Reply
        Everything you are saying in your comment was a snare to reel him in. Sometimes to catch a gangster, you have to let the gangster think he is untouchable. Let him roam the plains a bit.
    • @just wait (31/08/2020, 15:10) Like (8) Dislike (5) Reply
      Well the real story out now. I ain see a thing there to label the man as “dangerous”... Tola ppl for ya. Smdh!
    • Wait (31/08/2020, 20:27) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
      Who know know
  • Gangster Summit Admin (31/08/2020, 10:44) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    First member in attendance, more to follow.
  • Nevis (31/08/2020, 11:41) Like (23) Dislike (22) Reply
    I don’t understand why Tola people does be so jealous and envious of their own people so.. no one knows the story but yet still you’ll have a two cents to say.. most of you’ll never saw him do nothing more than dress up with his big chain like he is mister T and for that is pure hate against this dude.. I don’t know him but god don’t sleep and he don’t like ugly so all unfair games will play over.. the BVI is the first place I see that list a man wanted and can’t say what he is wanted for..
    • SB (31/08/2020, 13:51) Like (4) Dislike (3) Reply
      I second this.
      • facts (31/08/2020, 15:26) Like (4) Dislike (4) Reply
        Me too! I don't know why we always on this CRAB IN A BARREL mind set.
    • make me tell you (31/08/2020, 14:14) Like (16) Dislike (18) Reply
      this is so true.....regardless of how this dude obtain his wealth the Tolans should not be envious or badmind....look at this example.......if he has twenty workers, when a food is eat, he pays the 20 who then takes care of their families, families goes to the groceries, pay bills, buy other things, send kids to school etc...businesses then make money and pay workers......when the police catches these guys with money it goes straigh back into your economy.....he supports, bars, clubs, jewelry stores, clothing stores, pays duties on imported stuff, pays his business license,taxes etc....and the list goes on so let the brother live...they are good for our economy.....i never saw a crack head thats from tola other than spanish
    • Taurus (01/09/2020, 12:13) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      well said
  • good (31/08/2020, 12:52) Like (2) Dislike (7) Reply
    Good dont run , stand up and fight , get the best lawyer and the best obeah man like what most boss do.
    • Real Talk (31/08/2020, 14:06) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply


    • @ good (31/08/2020, 15:48) Like (10) Dislike (2) Reply
      Paying to send curses on people, win cases, and get out of mess would be an automatic curse on yourselves and children to the third and fourth generations. Exodus 34...visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children and the children's children, to the third and the fourth generation.

      Ephesians 5:11-13 And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them. For it is shameful even to speak of those things which are done by them in secret. But all things that are exposed are made manifest by the light, for whatever makes manifest is light.

      Do not turn to mediums or seek out spiritists, for you will be defiled by them. I am the LORD your God. (Leviticus 19:31)
    • Wsi (16/09/2020, 17:30) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      We don’t do obeah round here love we Pray to the most High.
  • east end (31/08/2020, 15:24) Like (11) Dislike (6) Reply
    Is the boy spittle who was working for he when he get hold in stt with the money , he ratted to the feds
  • free (31/08/2020, 15:26) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Waiting to read what his case is then I will comment
  • Jay (31/08/2020, 15:41) Like (11) Dislike (2) Reply
    Racist America is no place for any black man
  • usvi (31/08/2020, 15:48) Like (13) Dislike (10) Reply
    • Guest (31/08/2020, 16:35) Like (6) Dislike (3) Reply
      Lol Uncle Sam only for locking up you USVI fools. He long arm get weak, he can’t touch BVIslanders actually name the last successful extradition from the Caribbean, I will will have to go back quite a few years Lol
    • @usvi (31/08/2020, 16:48) Like (13) Dislike (8) Reply
      So because America have an indictment against this man mean he guilty? The US always trying to get these silly “conspiracy” charges to stick when them ain’t have hard evidence. We already know how dirty Uncle Sam does do black ppl in America! If this man committed a crime on American soil then the US shoulda arrest him then and there. BVI police had this man name up and down saying he wanted and for months them couldn’t tell the public what he was wanted for. Come to find out he wanted for conspiracy? Da make any sense? So he ain’t actually commit a crime, they just think he had plan to commit it? But yall black ppl always praying for another black person downfall, so yall would be quick to want to ship one of yall own to a racist country to answer for “conspiracy”... make it make sense please.
  • Mark (31/08/2020, 15:53) Like (17) Dislike (8) Reply
    I hope he beats the expedition . The US only bring enough to a grad jury to get an indictment, they never show thier hand until u get in thier courts.It will be a rough ride from here I just hope he don't fold.
  • Eh? (31/08/2020, 17:18) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Does this have to do with his cousin’s case? It looks like it, bcos he was caught with cash going into USVI, but this happened last year. Hmmm
  • T (31/08/2020, 17:41) Like (10) Dislike (4) Reply
    This young man just wasting his life away any how lime don't fall far from its tree ( moon run until day catch it) live clean and let you work b seen
  • R (31/08/2020, 17:45) Like (5) Dislike (4) Reply
    Money make d mail run but it makes human hum like father like son
  • VINCY MAN (31/08/2020, 18:07) Like (2) Dislike (6) Reply
    The bvi is a joke, there's government is a joke,the police is a joke
  • Island Gal (31/08/2020, 18:18) Like (3) Dislike (7) Reply
    Is it a male or female
    I’m having trbl verifying
    The name is that of a male butttttt.
  • st. thomas (31/08/2020, 18:32) Like (10) Dislike (1) Reply

    The Feds had their eyes on dude for a long time. The Feds will watch you for a long time before they make their move. 

  • Wsi (31/08/2020, 18:38) Like (15) Dislike (4) Reply
    We all human at the end of the day he’ll be good no matter where he is. Stay strong Soulja
  • Fresh Meat (31/08/2020, 18:47) Like (4) Dislike (6) Reply
    His A$$ will be gra$$ if he ends up amongst those US prisoners...
  • We have things under control (31/08/2020, 19:40) Like (11) Dislike (9) Reply
    Ayo crusify Bob same way, where he is right here with us, hahaha don't forget the west running the country, he ain goin no where, hurry up come home to your loves ones, let these badmind none progressive jealous people eat their heart out, we got you, just don't stress too much, every great man there is a great fight
    • sit tight (02/09/2020, 07:21) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      You really believe the US done with Bob or the Vi as a result of Bob...
      Time longer than twine and the US can buy time. They manufacture their own money
  • Wwf (31/08/2020, 19:46) Like (6) Dislike (4) Reply
    Hope you can fight because your team not Dey to save you
  • West new boss (31/08/2020, 19:56) Like (5) Dislike (9) Reply
    You give away your freedom to go an sleep with man you like man
  • PupDFlockaSweeney (31/08/2020, 20:43) Like (5) Dislike (4) Reply
    Only the beginning...prayers move mountains.
  • Taurus (31/08/2020, 22:02) Like (6) Dislike (5) Reply
    On Nyron situation as a parent we all know company is the reason why those young guys find themselves in that kind of situation drug money laundering but putting them in jail is not the answer send them out to be motivational speakers in schools help them to turn their life around dont be to quick to judge they can be our own children pray for them and their parents because parent try but children don't listen,i hope he can put his life together and put all that behind him and let the lord guide and protect him and start a fresh life for himself and put his past life behind him and start fresh.From a mother who cares.
    • @taurus (01/09/2020, 01:59) Like (3) Dislike (3) Reply
      Nice story but too late - extradition will teach them not to get into this lifestyle. 20+ years is good motivational story..stop raising weak children
      • Taurus (01/09/2020, 11:57) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
        Never say we raising weak children every human being have a past even you , and we as parent we teach our kids the rite thing but they have their own mind but it is never to late for a person to change and just for the record America does put them back on tbe street i hope u have no kids unless you are a parent u won't understand
  • rock city (31/08/2020, 23:16) Like (9) Dislike (1) Reply
    Trust no one, you do dirt, you do it alone. Most of the dawgs he had in his camp was just there for the perks, one of them was working with the Feds to get intel on dude. Do you think the hidden camera just put itself in the house? Feds was shadowing dude for a while.
  • Vi Dan (01/09/2020, 00:15) Like (1) Dislike (4) Reply
    conspiracy is one charge in the US thats very difficult to beat, his best defense is to fight extradition if he make it to the US its over 20 plus
  • feds (01/09/2020, 04:03) Like (1) Dislike (4) Reply
    your best defense is to fight the extradition, cah anytime they get you in the US your not going to beat a conspiracy charge so easy. Long road ahead of you hope you built for it, your goons/Palos can't do the time for you
  • Be carful (01/09/2020, 14:55) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    These same people who here blogging are the ones who he refuse to give , same ones who been up in his face begging, and even owe him money and praying he get extradite so they don't have to pay back, don't worry ayo ms will get the blow of ayo life in 2 weeks, set badmind jealous people right here living amongst us
    • Vi Dan (02/09/2020, 02:48) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
      thats the bvi fo yo a set a fake people smile and laugh up with you but steady praying for yuh down fall, down island people more loyal than any ayo fake bvi ms
  • spirit (03/09/2020, 16:16) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply

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