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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Police Seize Weapons, Drugs

 The V.I. Police Department seized a small arsenal of weapons in two separate incidents Friday and Saturday morning on St. Thomas.

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2016-06-28 00:09:36
Perception vs Reality – You Decide
Clarence Payne, writing about violence and murder, says that what is happening in the Virgin Islands is a grim reality.

 

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2016-06-27 12:36:48
Do Something, Anything, About the Violence

We cannot afford to throw up our hands, point the finger somewhere else or blame the parents. If we keep our heads buried in the sandy beaches of our supposed paradise, the rising tide of apathy, fear and frustration will drown us. 

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2016-06-26 22:27:58
Local news — St. Thomas
MAN SHOT ON REJERRINGS GADE

A man was shot near the Friendly Bar in Savan early Monday morning.
Leslie Hyndman, 21, of Oswald Harris Court, was shot at least four times at around 12:40 a.m., police said. He was hit once in the right side of the chest, twice in the right arm and once in the right leg.
Hyndman was brought to Roy Schneider Hospital, where he remained in the intensive care unit Monday night, police said.
Police officials released a statement on the incident Monday but could not be reached for further comment.

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