A 62-year-old woman was found Monday hanging in her yard, the V.I. Police Department reported. The woman had no vital signs.
Police Commissioner Trevor Velinor on Wednesday announced the appointment of Detective Vivianne Newton to the position of deputy chief of police on St. John.
Two recent homicides, one on St. Thomas and one on St. Croix, were listed as Crimes of the Week by the anonymous tip service Crime Stoppers USVI.
A 17-year-old male died of a gunshot wound Tuesday afternoon in the Good Hope Townhouses, the V.I. Police Department reported.
To enforce social distancing protocols, effective Friday, March 27, the judicial branch has further curtailed operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The V.I. Police Department, at about 5:21 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, arrested Shamar N. Lewis, age 21 of Altona, and charged him with possession of an unlicensed firearm and third-degree assault, the police reported in a news release issued Sunday.
VIPD reminds the public that due to its efforts in preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the territory, Central Records Bureau offices, Firearms Bureau offices and fingerprinting services territory-wide are closed until further notice.
A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2020 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases are broken down by island. Unlike the VIPD and some other media, the Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing.
A man died of gunshot wounds Sunday night in Estate Barren Spot on St. Croix, the V.I. Police Department reported. The victim was identified by next of kin as 23-year-old Luis Perez of Castle Burke.
Dylan Steven, age 25 of Estate Hope, turned himself in to police at 4:18 p.m. Thursday after learning a warrant had been issued for his arrest, the V.I. Police Department reported.