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Four Charged in Florida-St. Thomas Firearms Case

According to the 12-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury, three men and one woman have been arrested and charged with conspiring to unlawfully mail firearms from Florida to St. Thomas.

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2015-04-20 21:09:11
Third Annual Reef Renaissance Film Festival Seeking Entries

The Third Annual Reef Renaissance Film Festival is set for Saturday, June 6, at Coral World Ocean Park, St. Thomas. It will include screenings of works contributed by internationally acclaimed filmmakers, and it will be a juried competition. Professional, emerging and student filmmakers are encouraged to enter for a chance to win awards and acclaim.

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2015-04-19 21:34:24
Dancing Classrooms Helps Antilles School Celebrate Family Friday Campaign

Antilles School celebrated the Week of the Young Child and the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s “Family Friday Campaign.” The spotlight was on the Dancing Classrooms program that teaches fifth and eighth graders the basics of everything from waltz to swing, while integrating life skills, such as lessons in teamwork and etiquette.

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2015-04-18 04:29:39
News - Police — St. Thomas
Man Arrested in Frenchtown Assault

Police on St. Thomas on Wednesday arrested Craig Abbott, 34 of Estate Hull Bay, and charged him he was identified as the suspect who stabbed a man several times during an altercation Tuesday in Frenchtown.

Read entire articleApr 16 2015 - 8:49am
VIPD Announces 5 Arrests

Five people have been arrested in separate incidents by officers in the St. Thomas-St. John district, the V.I. Police Department announced Monday.

Read entire articleApr 14 2015 - 12:38am
Officers Injured, Vehicle Damaged in Hit and Run

V.I. Police officers on patrol in Nadir called in at 1:04 a.m. Saturday to the 911 emergency call center and reported that a truck had struck their police unit and fled the scene.

Read entire articleApr 11 2015 - 10:04pm
Woman Arrested in Stabbing Incident

V.I. Police arrested Sikizi Casimir, a-24-year-old Bovoni resident, in a stabbing incident that occurred early Saturday morning.

According to the VIPD, units from the V.I. Police Department's Mariel C. Newton Command at about 3:46 a.m. Saturday responded to the call of a stabbing incident in Bovoni. The officers made contact with the victim, who said she had been in a physical altercation with the subject, Casimir.

Read entire articleApr 11 2015 - 9:17pm
Man Robbed in his Estate Thomas Home

A resident of Estate Thomas told police Saturday morning that an unknown man entered his porch where he’d been sitting and robbed him, according to the V.I. Police Department.

Read entire articleApr 11 2015 - 8:40pm
Car Hit by Gunfire, Overturns in Bergs Home Area

A St. Thomas man was injured Wednesday night when the vehicle he was driving was hit by gunfire and turned over in the area of Bergs Home, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Read entire articleApr 2 2015 - 12:10pm
Judge Sentences Man to 33 Months on Ammo Charge

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Monday sentenced Rudy Bridges to 33 months in prison for possession of ammunition by a convicted felon, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

Read entire articleMar 30 2015 - 9:26pm
Man Arrested in Sanchez Town Assault

Police arrested Fredericks Bedminister and charged him with assault in a Thursday assault that resulted in a women receiving a knife wound.

Read entire articleMar 28 2015 - 3:55pm
Estate Tutu Man Charged with 2014 Grand Larceny

Police officers on Wednesday morning arrested Jeff Davis, 31, of Estate Tutu and charged him with grand larceny in connection with an incident that occurred June 12, 2014, in Red Hook.

Read entire articleMar 26 2015 - 10:47pm
False Imprisonment Leads to Domestic Violence Arrest

According to the V.I. Police Department, officers arrested 47-year-old Osbert Grant of Liefte Gade and charged him with false imprisonment, domestic violence.

Read entire articleMar 13 2015 - 12:36am