POLICE MAKE BREAKTHROUGH IN RECENT BURGLARIES: TWO MEN CHARGED

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has made a significant breakthrough in its investigations into recent burglaries, thefts, and other offences targeting commercial and residential properties. The efforts have led to the arrest of two males: 21-year-old Kie-Andre Williams of McNamara and 19-year-old Jehkhalibbah Williams of Free Bottom. In a press release, the RVIPF … Continued

PHILANTHROPIST DR. HENRY JARECKI ACCUSED OF RAPE BY EPSTEIN VICTIM – LAWYER DENIES CLAIM

Dr. Henry Jarecki, a 91-year-old philanthropist with strong ties to the British Virgin Islands, is facing accusations of rape in a lawsuit filed in a Manhattan federal court. An unnamed woman has accused Dr. Jarecki of repeatedly raping her between 2011 and 2014. Jarecki’s attorney has vehemently denied the allegations, calling them false and baseless. … Continued

ATTEMPTED ROBBERY INVESTIGATIONS LEAD TO DISCOVERY OF CANNABIS FIELDS ON VG

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has uncovered a series of large-scale cannabis fields during their investigation into a recent attempted armed robbery on Virgin Gorda. The incident, which occurred at Leverick Bay Resort on Sunday, May 26, 2024, prompted police to execute several search warrants at multiple properties believed to be connected to … Continued

THREE FISHERMEN CHARGED IN MAJOR $34 MILLION COCAINE BUST

Three fishermen have been charged following a significant drug bust on Thursday night, which led to the seizure of more than $34 million worth of cocaine. The individuals charged are 40-year-old Julio Cabrera Martinez, 55-year-old Tomas Balbuena Acosta, and 62-year-old Remigio De Los Santos. The trio faces charges of Possession of a Controlled Drug and … Continued

VYBZ KARTEL AND CO-ACCUSED TO REMAIN IN CUSTODY, JUDGE RULES

Dancehall artist Vybz Kartel and his three co-accused will continue to serve time behind bars following a ruling by Judge Andrea Thomas on their habeas corpus application. The decision was announced on Thursday, after the defense and prosecution concluded their arguments in court the previous day. In her ruling, Judge Thomas emphasized that as long … Continued

RVIPF INTERCEPTS VESSEL CARRYING SUSPECTED COCAINE – 3 MEN ARRESTED

Late Thursday night, officers from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Marine Unit intercepted a vessel suspected of drug trafficking and made several arrests. The vessel, carrying several concealed packages believed to contain cocaine, was seized, and its three male occupants were arrested and taken into custody. According to the RVIPF, the incident unfolded … Continued