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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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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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GVI Plans Two Delinquent Property Auctions in 2017

The Office of the Lieutenant Governor will be conducting two auctions on delinquent properties in 2017. The first property auction will take place prior to June 2017. The second property auction will take place around November 2017.

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2016-09-28 02:12:28
VIPA Announces Two Crown Bay Cruise Schedule Changes

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) has reported changes to its cruise calls to the Austin “Babe” Monsanto Marine Terminal cruise ship port in Crown Bay, St. Thomas.

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2016-09-28 00:48:10
VIPD Seeks Missing Teen
The V.I. Police Department is looking for a minor missing since Saturday. According to the VIPD, Angelo Reinoso, 16, was last seen in the Altona area.
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2016-09-27 23:22:46
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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 articleJul 31 2016 - 11:00pm
Man Charged with Possessing Unlicensed Firearm

Raijah Raheem Royer, 22, was arrested Monday night and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm, according to the V.I. Police Department.

Read entire articleSep 27 2016 - 10:35pm
Suspect Arrest, Charged in 2013 Jewelry Theft

Shaquielle Correa, 21, was arrested by the V.I. Police Department Thursday and charged in the 2013 robbery of the Gems and Gold Corner in Drake's Passage. 

Read entire articleSep 24 2016 - 10:11pm
Police Arrest Frenchtown Assault Suspect

Martin Paul Frederick, 48, was arrested at about 4:30 p.m. Monday after he was identified by witnesses and the victim as the individual who assaulted the victim in Frenchtown.

Read entire articleSep 21 2016 - 10:15pm
St. Thomas Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of Firearm in a School Zone

Logan Cobell, 27, of St. Thomas pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to possession of a firearm in a school zone, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

Read entire articleSep 15 2016 - 10:59pm
Man Sentenced to Three Months for Alien Smuggling

Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced Angel De Jesus Marrero of Puerto Rico to three months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for encouraging and inducing aliens to illegally enter the U.S.

Read entire articleSep 15 2016 - 10:58pm
Two Arrested in Beauty Outlet Burglary

Two men have been arrested and charged in a burglary that took place Sept. 1 at the Beauty Outlet after police viewed a video surveillance that showed two individuals involved in the burglary. 

Read entire articleSep 11 2016 - 8:52pm
Man Gets 21 Months for Role in Drug Deal

Marco Asala-Belgar of the Dominican Republic was sentenced to 21 months in prison, followed by one year of supervised release, for his role in a 2015 drug deal.

Read entire articleSep 1 2016 - 9:11pm
Cocaine Sentence Gets Puerto Rico Man 126 Months

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced Jose Luis Ponce-Pagan, 36, of Puerto Rico to 126 months in prison and five years’ supervised release for conspiracy to possess cocaine.

Read entire articleAug 31 2016 - 9:46pm
Man Injured in Smith Bay Stabbing

A man was stabbed in the hand Wednesday by an unknown assailant in the Smith Bay area, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Read entire articleAug 25 2016 - 11:11pm