Category: Court

Youngster fined $300 after completing rehab

Youngster fined $300 after completing rehab

After hearing that Fat Hog’s Bay resident Keshawn Baronville has completed his drug rehab sessions successfully, Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards fined him $300 for marijuana possession. She ordered the offender to pay the sum or serve 30 days at Her […]

by / on July 19, 2017 at 6:30 AM /
It wasn’t me – Man contradicts about 21 immigrants

It wasn’t me – Man contradicts about 21 immigrants

Contrary to the word of some 21 illegal immigrants who named him as the person who smuggled them into the British Virgin Islands, Luc Eloi has declared that he was just another boat passenger on the day in question. That […]

by / on July 18, 2017 at 3:57 PM /
Woman blocks road to beat woman, court hears

Woman blocks road to beat woman, court hears

A woman who allegedly blocked a roadway with her vehicle in order to corner another female into a beating has been called before the Magistrate’s Court. Forty-five-year-old Loraine Callwood from Cane Garden Bay, who appeared before Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards […]

by / on July 18, 2017 at 8:51 AM /
Magistrate tells man to substitute marijuana

Magistrate tells man to substitute marijuana

A young man who claimed he has metal affixed to one of his feet has told Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards that he uses marijuana to ease his pain and stress. “You need to learn other ways to deal with your […]

by / on July 18, 2017 at 7:28 AM /
Robbers sentenced -Contractor had sleepless nights

Robbers sentenced -Contractor had sleepless nights

Two natives of the neighbouring US Virgin Islands have been sentenced respectively to three years, and three-and-half years in prison for robbing a contractor at gunpoint last year on Tortola, British Virgin Islands. Shaqkil Roberts and Shamori Richardson were sentenced […]

by / on July 17, 2017 at 8:13 AM /
Man confesses in court but pleads not guilty

Man confesses in court but pleads not guilty

Though admitting to Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards that he attacked another man last December, 38 year-old Great Habour resident Marvin Chinnery pleaded not guilty to the charges against him. He is charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and being […]

by / on July 17, 2017 at 6:14 AM /
GUILTY: Money came from criminality!

GUILTY: Money came from criminality!

Trinidad and Tobago natives Rachelle Emrith and Allan Birju have admitted that the total US$67,538 found in their possession at a British Virgin Islands airport is the proceeds of criminal activity. They made the confession while answered to charges in […]

by / on July 14, 2017 at 3:41 PM /
Gun possession was ‘honest mistake’

Gun possession was ‘honest mistake’

Though stating that he has years of experience and training as a boat captain, US Virgin Islands (USVI) native Jarvis Hodge said he did not know he had to declare a firearm when he sails in international waters. Hodge and […]

by / on July 14, 2017 at 2:04 PM /
Masa chooses silence

Masa chooses silence

A member of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has given evidence contradicting Ramoamasagana ‘Masa’ Pemberton’s claim that he did not know a video he posted on social networking site Facebook had strong sexual content. Pemberton, who was a […]

by / on July 14, 2017 at 8:59 AM /
Bad Reputation -Man allegedly tries to kill friend

Bad Reputation -Man allegedly tries to kill friend

While stating that Nickail Chambers has one of the worst rap sheets she has ever seen, Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards yesterday denied bail to the 25-year-old who is accused of trying to murder his childhood friend Cory Prince. Chambers, who […]

by / on July 13, 2017 at 8:35 AM /