One young man was killed and another injured when shooting broke out during a fight early Sunday in Sub Base, the V.I. Police Department reported. The victim was identified by family members as 18-year-old Akil Grieg Jr.
A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2017 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases are broken down by island. The Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing.
Nine federal law enforcement officers received commissions as Virgin Islands Peace Officers Monday after attending an orientation on V.I. history and culture at the Police Training Academy on St. Thomas, Attorney General Claude Earl Walker announced.
Christopher Butler, a 30-year-old resident of Twinsburg, Ohio, was sentenced Thursday to 110 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, acting U.S. Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced.
Celeste P. Bermudez, 41, formerly of St. Croix, pleaded guilty Monday in federal court on St. Thomas to theft of federal program funds and making and subscribing a false income tax return, acting U.S. Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced.