Category: Court

Man guilty of assaulting three cops

Man guilty of assaulting three cops

Denzil Wheatley, who is already serving an eight-year prison term, was today convicted in relation to another offence. Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste DaBreo found the offender guilty of three counts of assault with intent to prevent lawful apprehension. Reports were that […]

by / on April 26, 2017 at 12:16 PM /
Illegal immigrants squeal on alleged smuggler

Illegal immigrants squeal on alleged smuggler

By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Staff A Haitian man accused of recently smuggling 21 illegal immigrants onto British Virgin Island (BVI) shores has be placed on remand. Luc Eloi is charged with smuggling immigrants, possession of proceeds of criminal […]

by / on April 26, 2017 at 9:05 AM /
VG woman pleads guilty to several counts of theft

VG woman pleads guilty to several counts of theft

A Virgin Gorda resident who appeared before the High Court on four counts of theft and four counts of false accounting has been remanded at Her Majesty’s Prison. Threacha Berry was remanded after she pleaded guilty to the offences when […]

by / on April 25, 2017 at 7:38 AM /
Scooter rider sentenced after hit and run

Scooter rider sentenced after hit and run

A scooter rider who struck a pedestrian in Road Town last month then fled the scene has been hauled before the Magistrate’s Court on several charges. East End resident Cory Prince was fined a total of $1,775 after he pleaded […]

by / on April 21, 2017 at 9:58 AM /
Man who threatens business owner sentenced

Man who threatens business owner sentenced

A 42-year-old man who threatened a businessman with a machete over $10 has been put on a two-year bond to keep the peace. Steadwin Coakley was sentenced after he pleaded guilty to criminal trespass, using threatening language, disorderly conduct, and […]

by / on April 20, 2017 at 7:38 AM /
Man allegedly robs former schoolmate at gunpoint

Man allegedly robs former schoolmate at gunpoint

A man is now facing a charge of robbery after he allegedly armed himself with a gun and robbed his former schoolmate of a motor scooter, which was later being re-sprayed. Charged for the offence is Kiover Hatchett of Long […]

by / on April 19, 2017 at 10:40 AM /
Mother, daughter busted with marijuana at home

Mother, daughter busted with marijuana at home

A 56-year-old woman and her adult daughter have been brought before the Magistrate’s Court on Tortola following a police raid, which uncovered marijuana at their White Bay home on the island of Jost Van Dyke. Cecilia Callwood and her daughter […]

by / on April 18, 2017 at 7:45 AM /
Two face court for scooter stolen at gunpoint

Two face court for scooter stolen at gunpoint

Two men accused of stealing a motor scooter at gun-point have been granted $50,000 bail each in the Magistrate’s Court. Charged with theft are 26-year-old Rafael Harrigan and his 23-year-old co-accused Akeem Forbes. They pleaded not guilty to the charges […]

by / on April 15, 2017 at 10:43 AM /
Walters ordered to stay away from complainant

Walters ordered to stay away from complainant

The court has ordered Fat Hogs Bay resident Deron Walters to stay away from Sherman Sebastian, the man he allegedly beat in a remote area of Tortola last year. Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste-Dabreo gave the order during Walters’ recent appearance in […]

by / on April 15, 2017 at 7:57 AM /
‘I don’t have a job; I drink everyday’

‘I don’t have a job; I drink everyday’

Jeremy Nibbs, who racked up multiple charges after he reportedly kicked a police officer in face, has been ordered to pay $1,950 in fines and compensation in the Magistrate’s Court. Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste-Dabreo fined the East End resident for disorderly […]

by / on April 13, 2017 at 9:13 AM /