Category: Crime/Police

Police recover ‘bone’ in Long Trench

Police recover ‘bone’ in Long Trench

Police said there is nothing suspicious so far regarding a bone that was found at a home today at a residence in Long Trench, Tortola. Initial reports were that a landowner spotted the ‘bone’ and thought that it may have […]

by / on August 20, 2017 at 6:00 PM /
Five charges – Skelton allegedly runs red light

Five charges – Skelton allegedly runs red light

A resident of Fish Bay on Tortola, Mario Skelton Jr, has been slapped with a number of charges for mainly violations after he allegedly led police on a chase through sections of the island. He was arrested recently and charged […]

by / on August 15, 2017 at 10:59 AM /
Aaron blames flat tyre for missing curfew

Aaron blames flat tyre for missing curfew

Tariq Aaron was remanded in custody after he told the court last Friday that he did not stick to his bail condition due to car trouble. Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards revoked Aaron’s bail for breaking a court-imposed curfew last week. […]

by / on August 15, 2017 at 7:36 AM /
Fire at store again – Arson now suspected

Fire at store again – Arson now suspected

Police are investigating what appears to be a case of arson at the recently opened Style Shoes Store, which is located inside the building that once housed Hazem’s Shoes Store in Road Town, Tortola. Reports are that there was an […]

by / on August 14, 2017 at 12:29 PM /
Nearly 500 ferry tickets found –Speedy’s targeted

Nearly 500 ferry tickets found –Speedy’s targeted

Vigilant law enforcers at the Terrence B Lettsome International Airport have foiled what appears to be a ferry ticket racket intended to hit Virgin Gorda Transport, which operates as Speedy’s. Nearly 500 tickets with the company’s name have been seized. […]

by / on August 10, 2017 at 7:47 AM /
Man robs jerk shop, leaves shoe behind

Man robs jerk shop, leaves shoe behind

A man who robbed the operator of a jerk chicken shop in the Greenland area of East End has escaped, but not before losing a shoe while he sprinted away. Details of the incident are still sketchy. But BVI News […]

by / on August 9, 2017 at 8:18 AM /
Gun found during raid – Four charged with robbery

Gun found during raid – Four charged with robbery

Police charged four men with robbery and confiscated an illegal gun amid simultaneous raids conducted early yesterday morning (August 3) at premises on Tortola and Virgin Gorda. The operation stemmed from an incident on July 17 when a man was […]

by / on August 4, 2017 at 3:00 PM /
Aaron charged with attempted murder

Aaron charged with attempted murder

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) said it has charged 20-year-old Kalik Aaron in relation to the attempted murder of a Belle Vue resident outside UP’s Cineplex in Road Town on October 29 last year. The victim, said to […]

by / on August 2, 2017 at 6:01 PM /
7 more police vehicles – Premier wants impact felt

7 more police vehicles – Premier wants impact felt

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) said its fleet now has seven additional vehicles, including a bus to transport recruits and large number of officers at any given time. It added that the vehicles were purchased with funds allocated […]

by / on August 1, 2017 at 5:41 PM /
BREAKING NEWS: Third person charged in murder case

BREAKING NEWS: Third person charged in murder case

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force this afternoon charged a third person in relation to the murder of David Springette outside the Wayside Bar in Fat Hogs Bay on the evening of June 21. Springette, who was pronounced dead at […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 5:03 PM /