Tag: Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF)

Royal Virgin Islands Police Force Charges 3 With Harboring Escaped USVI Prisoner

ROAD TOWN, Tortoa — BVI police arrested three people for their suspected roles in helping a U.S. Virgin Islands native who escaped from prison after Hurricane Irma. The two women and one man face up to 14 years in prison for hiding 33-year-old Jose Almestica following his escape from prison, according to a statement by […]

Horseman With Illegal Drug Connections Shot Dead At His BVI Home: Royal Police

ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A prominent British Virgin Islands businessman and horse owner was shot dead outside his home on Tuesday night, according to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force. The killing of Earl “Bob” Hodge on Tortola’s southeast coast comes just six days after the slaying of another horseman in the BVI’s first homicide […]

Another Dirty Cop Arrested In Connection To $250 Million Cocaine Haul In BVI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola — The Royal Virgin Islands Police this week arrested a second member of its force in connection with a drug bust last month that authorities have said was the largest in British Virgin Islands history. Emile Jimenez, 32, was charged with one count of being concerned in the supply of a controlled […]

Largest Drug Bust In BVI History Finds $250 Million Worth of Cocaine On A Royal Policeman’s Property

ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A record 2.35 tonnes haul of cocaine worth more than $250 million has been discovered in the British Virgin Islands after a covert operation that led to the arrest of one local police officer, the BVI’s police force said. When police arrived at the property, several people fled but officers discovered […]