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Firearms Bureau Announces New Operation Hours

Assistant Police Commissioner Thomas Hannah announced that the hours of operation for the Firearms Bureau in the St. Croix and…

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Police Commissioner Rodney F. Querrard Sr. discusses the Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, homicide of Keithroy Caines at Oswald Harris Housing Court.

 
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The Bookworm: What Happens After We Die?

What allows me to recommend “Glimpsing Heaven” is that it doesn’t profess to have the definitive answer to “What happens after we die?”It leaves readers to draw their own informed conclusions.

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2014-10-01 00:40:25
Unclear Who Transports Dead Bodies on St. John

While the Justice Department said Monday that Emergency Medical Services would now transport dead bodies on St. John, the Health Department has a different take on the matter.

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2014-09-30 22:36:48
Jails Locked Down as Prisoner Transfer Commences

The Bureau of Corrections unexpectedly transferred 78 prisoners to stateside facilities Tuesday morning and more transfers may be in the works, citing an attempt to alleviate overcrowding.

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2014-09-30 17:07:39
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St. Thomas Man Charged with Robbery and Assault

Police on St. Thomas arrested 34-year-old Hakim Brooks, charging him with first-degree robbery, third-degree assault and grand larceny.

Read entire articleSep 24 2014 - 6:47pm
Father and Son Charged with February Assault

Father and son Allynford Fleming and Sha’mall Fleming were arrested and charged with third degree assault and other charges seven months after an incident in which the two allegedly beat a man.

Read entire articleSep 24 2014 - 6:41pm
Homicides 2014

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2014, with statistics broken down by island, as reported by the V.I. Police Department. The Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing.

Read entire articleSep 24 2014 - 5:50pm
Holiday Crackdown Nets DUI Arrests

Traffic Enforcement officers in the U.S. Virgin Islands conducted a Labor Day weekend traffic crackdown, resulting in seven arrests on St. Thomas of people allegedly driving under the influence.

Read entire articleSep 3 2014 - 10:53pm
Wilkins Charged with Threatening Wife

Leon Alphonso Wilkins was arrested Tuesday and held without bail after allegedly assaulting his wife, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Read entire articleSep 3 2014 - 10:47pm
Police Arrest Man on Firearm Charges

Police on St. Thomas arrested 31-year-old Jace Clendinen on a public street in the Smith Bay area Monday, charging him with possession of an unlicensed firearm.

Read entire articleSep 3 2014 - 10:45pm
Man Injured by Gunshot Near Altona Bar

A 39-year-old St. Thomas man was injured by gunshot about 10 p.m. Saturday near a bar in the Altona area, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Read entire articleSep 2 2014 - 9:50pm
Three Sentenced to 10 Years Each for Robbery with Firearms

Chief District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on Monday sentenced three St. Croix men to 10 years in prison each for their roles in two armed robberies that took place in January 2013.

Read entire articleAug 20 2014 - 11:35pm
Police Probe Three Unrelated Shootings

Police on St. Thomas are investigating three separate non-fatal shootings that occurred recently. The cases remain open and under investigation.

Read entire articleAug 18 2014 - 7:31pm
Felon Sentenced to 51 Months for Illegally Reentering U.S.

Ray Anthony Wayne was sentenced to 51 months in prison and three years of supervised release for illegally reentering the United States after having been deported for a prior felony conviction.

Read entire articleJul 31 2014 - 10:59pm