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.
Rhasheel Charles, a 30-year-old St. Thomas resident, was sentenced Thursday to 60 months in prison and five years of supervised release after pleading guilty to drug conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute cocaine.
Gerald Mercer, 42, Jamal Haynes, 39, Makimba Barry, 39, and Craig Richardson, 39, were indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday and charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine.
Dean Thompson, 47, of St. Thomas, made his initial appearance Monday on an indictment charging him with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana, and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.
Troy Titley, 36 of St. Thomas, made his initial appearance Friday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged by indictment in the March 25 robbery and police standoff at the Lockhart Shopping Center McDonald's.