Category: Crime/Police

Boys robbing to help single mothers – UNICEF

Boys robbing to help single mothers – UNICEF

While criticizing Government for not doing enough to help single parent households in the British Virgin Islands, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said it has found that boys involved in robbery often do so to help their mothers. “Several […]

by / on April 25, 2017 at 10:02 AM /
Update: Police say robber at C&D used local accent

Update: Police say robber at C&D used local accent

Police have released information partially describing the robber who escaped with hundreds of dollars on Saturday night (April 22) after he held up two persons outside C&D Superette located in Hannah’s Estate – a short distance from the main entrance […]

by / on April 24, 2017 at 12:04 PM /
Give me the F** money – gunman with local accent

Give me the F** money – gunman with local accent

Reports reaching BVI News Online are that the gunman who robbed Riteway at Flemming Street in Road Town pointed a gun at a cashier’s head and threatened to shoot her while he demanded that funds be handed over to him […]

by / on April 20, 2017 at 1:07 PM /
BREAKING NEWS: RiteWay supermarket robbed again

BREAKING NEWS: RiteWay supermarket robbed again

Riteway Supermarket in Road Town has been robbed again. Masked robbers stormed the business establishment on Flemming Street shortly before 8pm today, April 19. The robbers took an amount of money and then reportedly disappeared behind the supermarket. No one […]

by / on April 19, 2017 at 9:15 PM /
Murder victim was with woman; man held released

Murder victim was with woman; man held released

While confirming an earlier BVI News Online report that a man was detained in relation to the murder of 41-year-old Jefferson Joseph, police said the late resident of Mountain Valley in Huntums Ghut was in the company of a woman […]

by / on April 18, 2017 at 5:04 PM /
Police arrest man; disrupt fight at festival village

Police arrest man; disrupt fight at festival village

Although the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival has been relatively peaceful, there have been a few incidents. One of the four incidents seen by BVI News Online was a fight that took place at the centre of the venue a few […]

by / on April 17, 2017 at 6:25 AM /
Man charged for driving without taxi permit

Man charged for driving without taxi permit

A resident of Cane Garden Bay on Tortola, Andrie Lanns, has been slapped with various charges that include driving a taxi without a taxi driver’s permit. He is also charged with driving over a side-walk, refusing to provide specimen of […]

by / on April 11, 2017 at 1:00 PM /
More than 12 illegal immigrants held

More than 12 illegal immigrants held

Police, with assistance from Customs and Immigration officers, detained a number of illegal migrants at Biras Creek in Virgin Gorda yesterday afternoon. Among the group, which exceeds a dozen persons, are a number of children. A search is being conducted […]

by / on April 11, 2017 at 11:31 AM /
Gun jammed – Motorist aims at pedestrian

Gun jammed – Motorist aims at pedestrian

A motorist reportedly pulled a gun at a young man on the weekend, but no shot emerged from the weapon when the trigger was pulled, BVI News Online has been informed by usually credible sources. Details of the incident area […]

by / on April 10, 2017 at 12:52 PM /
Man charged after alleged theft at Bobby’s

Man charged after alleged theft at Bobby’s

The motorist who police allegedly caught stealing groceries from Bobby’s supermarket in Road Town has been charged with theft. He is Myron Rubaine, who is said to be a Horsepath resident. The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) listed the […]

by / on April 6, 2017 at 9:52 AM /