Category: Court

Cocaine user sentenced

Cocaine user sentenced

Sherman Sebastian was sentenced yesterday for cocaine possession, resisting arrest, and using indecent language. In the ‘cocaine’ case, Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste-DaBreo fined him $250 for unlawful possession of the illegal substance. He has until June 30 to pay that sum […]

by / on May 17, 2017 at 7:02 AM /
Senhouse finally reaches court for 2013 incident

Senhouse finally reaches court for 2013 incident

Roughly four years after he allegedly committed various offences against members of the police force, Marlon Senhouse finally has been called before the Magistrate’s Court to answer the eight charges. Senhouse pleaded not guilty to failing to stop at the […]

by / on May 16, 2017 at 6:19 AM /
Former bank worker gets 9 years for murder attempt

Former bank worker gets 9 years for murder attempt

Former bank employee Matthew Hazel will spend nine years in prison in relation to the attempted robbery and attempted murder of an off-duty police officer outside the bank where he was employed in 2015. He was sentenced in the High […]

by / on May 15, 2017 at 4:08 PM /
Former soldier charged for severe beating of child

Former soldier charged for severe beating of child

A former soldier, who is said to be struggling with anger and trauma caused by war, has been hauled before the Magistrate’s Court for allegedly beating a minor ‘hard’ enough to cause injury. The accused, who is charged with two […]

by / on May 15, 2017 at 9:43 AM /
Delta suffers second defeat in battle with BVIEC

Delta suffers second defeat in battle with BVIEC

Delta Petroleum has suffered a second loss in its legal battle with the government’s power provider – BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC). The first defeat came last year, when High Court judge Justice Nicola Byer agreed that Delta Petroleum had breached […]

by / on May 15, 2017 at 8:30 AM /
Johnny left in dilemma as marriage rekindles

Johnny left in dilemma as marriage rekindles

The surety who had helped to secure bail for Trevon Johnny has withdrawn her signature from the bond. That happened after she found out that Johnny is back with his wife, whom he is accused of choking. The surety, whose […]

by / on May 15, 2017 at 7:10 AM /
Former gov’t worker sentenced for theft

Former gov’t worker sentenced for theft

Former cashier at the Water and Sewerage Department Threacha Berry, who was convicted of theft, has been released from Her Majesty’s Prison following a sentencing hearing in the High Court. Last month, Justice Nicola Byer ordered the Virgin Gorda resident […]

by / on May 12, 2017 at 12:12 PM /
Tourist pepper-sprayed in fight with police

Tourist pepper-sprayed in fight with police

A tourist who was pepper-sprayed after he became drunk and committed a string of offences including assaulting a cop, was slapped with more than $5,000 in fines and compensation orders when he appeared before Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards this week. […]

by / on May 12, 2017 at 7:14 AM /
Holder ordered deported after feud with ex-lover

Holder ordered deported after feud with ex-lover

Governor John Duncan has ordered the deportation of Andy Gostain Holder, who had committed the offence of aggravated burglary against his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend. The Jost Van Dyke resident, who is also called Splurt, should leave the British […]

by / on May 11, 2017 at 3:12 PM /
Man to visit police station after alleged death threat

Man to visit police station after alleged death threat

A resident of Vanterpool Estate on Tortola Maximin Casimir has been put on $40,000 bail amid allegations that he made death threats against his neighbour at a time when he was in possession of a machete. A native of St […]

by / on May 11, 2017 at 2:46 PM /