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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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911 in USVI Still Lacking Spanish Speakers

Although the U.S. Virgin Islands has a substantial Spanish-speaking population and a significant minority who speak Spanish only, those who call 911 for emergency assistance may have difficulty communicating, because there is still a shortage of bilingual operators. 

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2016-06-24 01:06:57
Dunston Sues Governor Over Demotion

V.I. Superior Court Judge Michael Dunston is suing Gov. Kenneth Mapp to reverse Mapp's removal of Dunston as presiding judge, arguing V.I. law does not allow the governor to change his tenure in office nor to reduce his pay. 

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2016-06-23 17:27:48
Wanted Man Turns Himself In

Nathaniel Thomas Jr., 27 of Frederiksted, turned himself in to the V.I. Police Department at 5:20 a.m. Wednesday. On Sunday, the VIPD issued a wanted poster for Thomas.

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2016-06-22 22:56:43
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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 are broken down by island. The Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing. 

Read entire articleApr 15 2016 - 1:30pm
Wanted Man Turns Himself In

Nathaniel Thomas Jr., 27 of Frederiksted, turned himself in to the V.I. Police Department at 5:20 a.m. Wednesday. On Sunday, the VIPD issued a wanted poster for Thomas.

Read entire articleJun 22 2016 - 10:56pm
Bitter Charged with Threatening Law Officers, Judges

Thomas Troy Bitter, 36, made his initial appearance Monday in District Court before Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after his arrest on St. Thomas on a charge that he used his e-mail account to send threatening communications. 

Read entire articleJun 20 2016 - 10:27pm
Man Sentenced for Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana

Edridge Clyne, 45, was sentenced Tuesday to six months in prison, six months of home confinement and two years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

Read entire articleJun 1 2016 - 12:08am
Monsanto Charged with Firearm Possession

Eugene Monsanto Jr., 40, made his initial appearance Tuesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged in a complaint with being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Read entire articleMay 31 2016 - 10:58pm
Two Injured in Shooting at Winston Raymo Basketball Court

Two people, a young adult and a teen, received minor injuries late Saturday when shots were fired at the Winston Raymo Basketball Court, the V.I. Police Department reported. 

Read entire articleMay 29 2016 - 6:32pm
Man Injured in Hospital Ground Shooting

A man was injured Friday evening by shots fired near the Lima Grocery Store in the area of Hospital Ground, according to the V.I. Police Department. 

Read entire articleMay 28 2016 - 1:58pm
Armed Robbery Reported Near Western Cemetery

A man and woman were robbed by an unknown gunman Friday near Western Cemetery, the V.I. Police Department reported.

 

Read entire articleMay 28 2016 - 1:44pm
Police Charge Woman with Assault

The V.I. Police Department on Friday arrested Nadelle A. James, 25, of Estate Nadir and charged her in an assault that took place April 29.

Read entire articleMay 27 2016 - 10:47pm
Man Arrested, Charged with 2014 Assault
Police on Friday arrested D’Jon Heyliger, 23, of Bovoni and charged him with third degree assault from an alleged altercation on April 27, 2014.
Read entire articleMay 27 2016 - 10:45pm