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Three Venezuelan Nationals Sentenced in Cocaine Conspiracy

Three Venezuelan men caught with cocaine off the coast of St. Croix were sentenced Monday in court, prosecutors said.

Man Visiting St. Thomas Drowns at Frenchman’s Cove Beach

A man visiting St. Thomas drowned at the beach Thursday, the V.I. Police Department reported. 

Fatal Shooting of a 21-Year-Old Man on St. Croix Under Investigation

A man was shot and killed on St. Croix Saturday, the V.I. Police Department reported.

ShotSpotter Aids Officers in Arrest of Sion Farm Man

Special Operations Bureau officers utilized the ShotSpotter application to pinpoint shots fired on St. Croix Wednesday, the V.I. Police Department reported Saturday. 

73-Year-Old Woman Dies After Being Struck by Taxi Van

A woman on St. Thomas was struck by a vehicle Thursday, the V.I. Police Department reported Saturday.

St. Thomas Rescue Responds to Two Incidents on Thanksgiving Day

St Thomas Rescue responded to two significant incidents on Thanksgiving Day, the V.I. Police Department reported Thursday.

Virgin Islands Public Television Ventures into Unsolved Mystery TV

Public television in the Virgin Islands is taking on a mission to showcase unsolved murders in the territory. The monthly series on cold case homicides is called Virgin Islands Case Files; its second episode aired Nov. 20.

Crime Stoppers Needs Your Help

Take a moment to see if you might be of some help to solve these crimes.

30-Year-Old Man Extradited to St. Croix for Grand Larceny

A little more than two years after being accused of stealing from his job, 30-year-old Jaheel Smith was arrested off-island, brought back and charged with the crime.

Pair Extradited, Charged in Fatal Shooting on St. Croix

A man and woman were extradited to St. Croix from Florida on Tuesday to face charges in connection with the July shooting death of Jah-Marley Christopher Alfred, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Registered Sex Offender Arrested on St. Croix

A registered sex offender was arrested on St. Croix, the V.I. Attorney General’s Office announced Tuesday.

Credit Union Service Agent Charged with Embezzlement

A former employee of the St. Thomas Federal Credit Union made an appearance in court on Monday, charged with siphoning funds from two customers. The magistrate judge presiding over the initial hearing upheld charges of grand larceny, embezzlement and obtaining money by false pretense.

Massachusetts Man Dies After Being Pulled from Water at Trunk Bay

A male tourist died Sunday after being pulled from the water on St. John, the V.I. Police Department reported. 

Drivers Urged to Take Caution During STX Beauty and the Beast Triathlon

The St. Croix Beauty and the Beast Triathlon will take place Sunday and the V.I. Police Department urges motorists to drive cautiously in the areas of the triathlon.

St. Thomas Woman’s Bank Scheme Leads to Grand Larceny Charges

A woman on St. Thomas was arrested Saturday and charged with grand larceny, the V.I. Police Department reported Sunday. 

17-Year-Old Arrested in Shooting Incident on St. Croix

A 17-year-old teen on St. Croix was arrested for assault and other charges in connection with an April shooting, the V.I. Police Department reported Sunday.

Update: Second St. Croix Man Arrested for Involvement in a Kidnapping, Police Say

A second St. Croix man involved in an alleged kidnapping has been arrested and charged, the V.I. Police Department reported Sunday.

21-Year-Old Woman on St. Croix Arrested for Assault and Child Abuse

A woman on St. Croix was arrested Friday for assault of a minor, the V.I. Police Department reported Sunday.

St. Croix Man Faces Charges of Burglary and Property Damage

A St. Croix Man presently incarcerated on other charges has been charged with burglary and assault, the V.I. Police Department reported Sunday.

Marine Interdiction of Suspected Smugglers Turns Fatal: 2 Dead, 3 Arrested

Federal authorities on Saturday announced the arrest of three men off the coast of Puerto Rico, accused as part of a suspected drug smuggling conspiracy. The three were taken into custody early Thursday morning after a seagoing encounter by agents of U.S. Customs and Border Protection resulted in gunfire.
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