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UPDATE: Three from VI busted with drugs, cash after high speed boat chase

-Trio arrested & now in custody according to RVIPF
The small power boat and US Coast Guard vessel at Norman Island today, July 22, 2022. Photo: Team of Reporters
NORMAN ISLAND, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has confirmed that three persons from the Virgin Islands (VI) have been arrested following a U.S. led operation that resulted in a vessel being intercepted near Norman Island with a quantity of drugs and cash.

Police said the incident occurred at around 1:00pm pm today, July 22, 2022, 

According to the RVIPF, three male residents of the VI were arrested and are now in custody.

While the RVIPF added that no further information can be released at this time our news centre will bring more information as it becomes available. 

See previous story published today, July 22, 2022

High-speed chase between US Coast Guard & power boat ends @ Norman Island
- arrests allegedly made

NORMAN ISLAND, VI- Information just reaching our newsroom is that there was a high speed chase between the US Coast Guard and a small power boat that ended at Norman Island today, July 22, 2022.

According to reports, arrests have been made.

It is unclear how many persons have been arrested and whether they are from the Virgin Islands.

It is also unclear to our news room at this time why the speed boat was being pursued.

More details to follow.

54 Responses to “UPDATE: Three from VI busted with drugs, cash after high speed boat chase ”

  • Hmm (22/07/2022, 17:05) Like (15) Dislike (40) Reply
    Island people with them boats always running with the powder. ... Wait nvm...
    • here we go again (22/07/2022, 18:57) Like (49) Dislike (11) Reply
      @Hmm you should conduct an investigation to find out where they came would have been pleasantly surprised or not, that the is one of you. l hope you didn't forget the drug king is "ah from here".
    • Escoball (22/07/2022, 22:27) Like (10) Dislike (6) Reply
      The one smirking for the camera obviously don't give AF. And I always knew something was up with the spanish one and the messed up part is, I think he was or is still married to a police.
    • Whmmm (22/07/2022, 23:08) Like (14) Dislike (0) Reply
      I think this person was being sarcastic lol no joke the way they ended it. No need defend we island self
    • Iyou (23/07/2022, 11:14) Like (0) Dislike (3) Reply
      Oh yes people will dislike this comment
    • Village (23/07/2022, 11:16) Like (3) Dislike (3) Reply
      Oh you mean them born tortolian
    • Pedd Do (23/07/2022, 18:22) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
      The one from the funeral home need to stop post crap on FB talking about the video will make the BVI look bad....he ain't saying what the drug runners doing is bad...he talking bout video...Mika tola y'all how he like lil b_ys
  • 321 (22/07/2022, 17:21) Like (12) Dislike (3) Reply
    here comes the “ those people are cool people in321…
  • ... (22/07/2022, 17:50) Like (10) Dislike (3) Reply
    released in 10mins
  • Hmm (22/07/2022, 18:04) Like (15) Dislike (23) Reply
    Can the BVI marine police do same chase in USVI waters?
    • Yes the can (22/07/2022, 18:38) Like (43) Dislike (5) Reply
      If the chase starts in US waters they can chase the in BVI waters but they will have to inform BVI authorities and BVI will do the arresting and prosecuting, same go both was, so stop asking silly questions, USVI and BVI has an agreement in place for these kinds of operations
      • Hmm (22/07/2022, 20:35) Like (14) Dislike (2) Reply
        I am sure my silly question enlightened a lot of foreigners living here who might not know this. Thanks for the clarification anyway.
    • @hmm (22/07/2022, 18:39) Like (20) Dislike (3) Reply
      All they (USVI) has to do is to inform the Custom Department and get permission.There is an understanding between the two territories Remember we are one right?
    • fromafar (22/07/2022, 20:29) Like (5) Dislike (12) Reply
      why are you here ? are you learning anything , you are so negative , if you don't want to be here go else where you are too negative you do not like my country.
    • vi (23/07/2022, 00:02) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      Oh yeah
  • microphone check (22/07/2022, 18:11) Like (16) Dislike (6) Reply
    the small fry gets hired to move the materials for the white sharks
  • lol (22/07/2022, 18:53) Like (27) Dislike (18) Reply

    Foolishness bout island people. Bull s***. Ok Continent People. Since you are from the Country and Continent of the BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS.

  • Yooooo (22/07/2022, 19:41) Like (25) Dislike (1) Reply
    To all drug dealers you see that pic. Police boat got 4 to 6 engine there.

    Why ayo a hole still keep trying

    Plus they got access to a Choppa n heavily strap in cases like that.

    So is it really worth it.
  • Guest (22/07/2022, 21:50) Like (45) Dislike (4) Reply
    Wait ……not one single post about “this making us look bad”. So many tourists on boats taping this and not one single post or outrage on the damage this will do…What happen reality of what the BVI is got your tongues????Again a leaked tape spread by sharing can never compare to the damage this and other news worthy arrests do to the BVI. But I tealize you all cannot hear what is reality because your heads are in the sand shame again lol. The videos of this spreading on tourist blogs fast , a lot faster that your stupid police leaked video……????
  • Branden (22/07/2022, 22:29) Like (17) Dislike (2) Reply
    Wild Wild West! They might end up in the same prison as Fahie and Maynards son. Wild Wild West!
  • Sorry to tell you (22/07/2022, 22:34) Like (5) Dislike (10) Reply
    ......but BVI does not operate like other caribbean islands. I'm generations in. It's like no other. I suggest you study VI history and vibes closely before chatting....
  • vigilantes (22/07/2022, 22:46) Like (5) Dislike (6) Reply
    Oh I forget isn’t the Drew three generations back or is he a belonger by marriage ?
    What is the island man doing under house arrest
  • Common Sense (22/07/2022, 23:09) Like (20) Dislike (3) Reply
    Heard a police woman who is on suspension brother and brotherin law was arrested lord help us
    • To Common sense (23/07/2022, 10:10) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
      Yepppp. Escoball mixed up the brothers. I didn't even know she was on suspension.
    • @ Common Sense (23/07/2022, 12:11) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
      Hmmmm...That sounds like updeislun behaviour.
  • flUffy (22/07/2022, 23:40) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
  • lol (22/07/2022, 23:44) Like (25) Dislike (3) Reply
    Cindy does this outrage you???lol. Does the 40 yachts that they raced through, which probably resulted in God knows how many videos hurt the BVI"s image????? I am sure those tourists that witnessed this and WILL tell their friends and family in which ever country they reside in, will do more damage than the leaked video let that sink in for a moment. Hey BVI is the boat in those videos circulating now authentic enough for the BVI??
    • Real Talk (23/07/2022, 09:34) Like (14) Dislike (15) Reply
      You all really believe these tourist drop from heaven and came here you got to be kidding me they have lives see crimes hate there neighbours i can go on and on like these tourist are saints give me a fing break nature little dirty secrets exposed again
      • Sutton Lee (23/07/2022, 12:31) Like (11) Dislike (4) Reply
        No argue about their sainthood. For certain,they have not added to the degradation of these VI. They are not up Balsum on taxpayers dime for their lifetime, they never murdered BVIslanders their hosts and breadbasketthey are not the cause for overcrowded prison ,courts and shortage of probono and free legal assist. They have not cause the education system to hit rock bottom or forming a gimee line, causing FSN to never have enough. Their children are not pests with bikes keeping people awake all night and the asking for handouts for their untimely burial..They are assets unlike dem others whose contributions are predictably in the minus column ,liabilities in their home countries and wherever they wash ashore......
    • THINK! (23/07/2022, 10:09) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
      Where can I find the videos?
  • island man (22/07/2022, 23:59) Like (9) Dislike (5) Reply
    Yeah Tortola is an island that’s why the top is in Miami
  • Silent Cindy (23/07/2022, 00:40) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    I can bet you that it is Vindy Rosan who has leaked these videos.
  • :) (23/07/2022, 02:25) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    @ sorry to tell you
    you right my dear :) coonoo moonoo not in thee islands people dem! "worry bout allu selves"
  • Inauguration (23/07/2022, 03:34) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
    Inaugurating of west ends Head coach Bridge takes place with commemorative Charlie run to Norman 3
    Locals arrested!
    • Time 2B honest. (23/07/2022, 07:12) Like (21) Dislike (13) Reply
      We are the drug capitol of the world, we earn that, we deserve that title, so no need to get upset when the world sees us as that,, Our actions can't be ignored..
  • What !!!!! (23/07/2022, 04:56) Like (14) Dislike (6) Reply
    outside of producing the video when will the governor or the commissioner both of whom hails from england update the people on what will be done to improve the borders security of this British overseas territory……
  • A thought (23/07/2022, 06:53) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
    This is a time when it’s handy to refer to the Territory as the VI and not the BVI. Next question is how soon before they’re back at it.
  • Brainless.. (23/07/2022, 07:00) Like (21) Dislike (4) Reply
    These people are not smart, they are not learning, they will always get caught...Once you on the water radar is watching you..
  • LaLa (23/07/2022, 09:42) Like (9) Dislike (2) Reply
    U never hear nothing about border protect because u have to pay the police properly so u wont have currupt cops. U aint see only when it is a us led operarion they catch the drug man. Other wise these guys would have gotte. Scoth free.
  • Hmm (23/07/2022, 10:28) Like (7) Dislike (4) Reply
    which virgin Island VI are they from BVI or USVI?
  • Hmm (23/07/2022, 11:30) Like (4) Dislike (9) Reply
    I wonder if there were tourist on the beach? I don't think bvi marine police would do something like this over STH or close by one of their tourist attraction place.
  • West & East (23/07/2022, 13:12) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
    Now they need to lock up C & P for the minors they’re taking advantage of .
  • ... (23/07/2022, 13:48) Like (14) Dislike (12) Reply
    Besides the drug runners look at how many enemies the BVI has residing here.

    Why dont you guys go back to the wonderful & super safe lands you came from? I wouldn't want to live in many of those places real talk.

    How fast can you say mugging stabbing or mass shooting?

    Despite all of this the BVI is one of THE SAFEST & most beautiful places on earth to live & explore. Some will deny it while being attracted like a magnet to the VI & try to dominate it at the expense of locals because you know the crazies already messed up your homelands.
  • time out (23/07/2022, 15:46) Like (8) Dislike (6) Reply
    With all the recent and on going events surrounding Bvi and norcotics it goes without saying it’s time for a hault!! No to coke running! No to dope smuggling!

    We can start over..
  • ft (23/07/2022, 16:29) Like (4) Dislike (5) Reply
    Young people stop wasting your life away remember old people say when you thinks is bush it's people rèmember sèà have has no back door
  • blueprints (23/07/2022, 19:06) Like (6) Dislike (2) Reply
    the DEA setting up these fools: the same man selling you the contraband is the one pulling the strings it is called an occupational hazard
  • Look Out (23/07/2022, 21:03) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    see were the vessel was intercepted
  • Live chat (24/07/2022, 10:04) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    This is long long time vibes waters
    You got to be in it to win it
    Ha ha
    Bread and Butter
    Results...big Truck, big house, Guns,large bank Accounts,boats, large chain & Rings to match ect
    From here, born here
    Answer ...Heaven has no separation.if you refuse the life that Christ gives. He WILL BE YOUR JUDGE.
    heaven has no gate saying I born rock, born Island
    Born on a cruise
    Old saying goes where ever my shit drop I belong
    God is fill with True love not hate
    From here...stupz
    How do we say we love and our heart fill with love
    Reality many Imigration office married who? The unmarried nesting on the From our leaders to them all nesting and eating from
    Tpye Amen
    Let's pray against the wrong & we all do the right
  • The Reaper (24/07/2022, 16:08) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Am proud too be A Island Man. Caribbean Man …what else ……All of we are related….❤️

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