Police & Courts
On May 16, 2022, at 8:48 p.m., an off-duty officer reported hearing shots fired in the Profit Hills Housing Community (Harvey Project) area. Upon making a check, officers discovered shell casings and blood.
On Thursday, May 12, 2022, the Criminal Investigation Bureau was able to apprehend 70-year-old Julian “Mouleek” Testamark with the help of footage from a surveillance camera.
On Sunday, May 15, 2022, at 8:05 a.m., a domestic disturbance in the Walter I.M. Hodge Housing Community, Frederiksted, St. Croix, was reported to the 911 Emergency Call Center.
On Thursday, May 12, 2022, a gray vehicle was stopped by Operation Python Officers conducting Traffic Enforcement at 4:14 p.m. on Weymouth Rhymer Highway in the vicinity of Carlos Furniture.
A cash reward up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the individual or individuals responsible for these homicides.
A St. Croix woman died Monday night after crashing at high speed into a WAPA pole on East End Road, police said.
Native of Dominican Republic Convicted for Making Materially False Statements to Government Agents at the Cyril E. King Airport
According to United States Attorney Delia L. Smith, on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, after a two-day jury trial, Luis Miguel Lopez, a 28-year-old citizen of the Dominican Republic, was convicted of making a materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement in a matter within the jurisdiction of the executive branch of the Government of the United States.
Officials seized 475 pounds of cocaine valued at $4.3 million after inspecting a vessel being hauled from the water in Puerto Rico, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Tuesday. The boat reportedly had traveled from St. Thomas.
Anyone who wants to share testimony on behalf of or against any inmate must submit written comments to the board or advise the board of his /her desire to appear and testify. Such notices must be received by the board no later than May 25. Written comments or requests to testify should be addressed to the chairman of the parole board.
With this new capability, applicants may also pay the marriage application and license fees online at the time of initiating the marriage case
On May 7, 2022, the body of 32-year-old Shawn Joseph was found unresponsive by the business office of the Harbor View housing community on St. Croix. Josephs had just been released on parole from the John Bell Adult Correctional Facility on May 6, 2022.
Detectives traveled to the airport and contacted Customs and Border Patrol agents and were presented with a warrant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for Craig Vanausdal.
A man shot and killed Tuesday on St. Croix has been identified as Lenroy Alexander Dion Carr, 56, the V.I. Police Department said Wednesday. Police also announced two arrests in the April 20 shooting death of T’Quan Vanholten, 26, in Smith Bay, St. Thomas.
Rique and Aaron Ashby were gunned down while at work at Tutu High Rise in 2020 .Glenmore Southwell Jr. was cutting grass in Frederiksted when someone walked up to him and shot him.