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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Police & Courts

VIPD Issues Reminder of Good Friday Liquor Restrictions

Police Department on Tuesday reminded Virgin Islanders of restrictions on the sale and service of alcoholic beverages on Friday, which is Good Friday in the Christian calendar.

St. Thomas Police Report Four Incidents

Police in the St. Thomas District reported four incidents and arrests ranging from burglary and simple assault to aggravated rape of a minor.

Man Sentenced for Possession with Intent to Distribute

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Thursday sentenced Alva Nicholas to nine months imprisonment and five years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

Shooting Incident on Raphune Hill

A man injured by a gunshot on Raphune Hill early Wednesday was treated and released at the Schneider Regional Medical Center.

Judges Sentences Man for Firearm Possession

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Thursday sentenced Michael Lewis to 75 months in prison and three years of supervised release for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Michigan Woman Charged with Attempting to Smuggle Marijuana

A 30-year-old Michigan woman was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana after allegedly arriving to the St. Thomas airport with 23 kilos of marijuana in her luggage.

Robbery Reported in Estate Nazareth

A man was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon as he stood by the side of Ridge Road in Estate Nazareth, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Joseph Gets 34 Months in Prison

Tequan Joseph, 23, was sentenced to 34 months in prison and three years of supervised release for conspiracy to ship firearms with obliterated serial numbers and other charges.

V.I. May Automatically Take DNA Samples in Felony Arrests

Every person charged with a felony, violent crime or misdemeanor sexual offense will be required to give a DNA sample if a bill approved unanimously in committee Wednesday is enacted into law.

Man Sentenced For Blackmail, Impersonating an Officer

George W. Lewis Jr., 50, of St. Thomas was sentenced Wednesday to four months in prison and one year of supervised release for impersonating a federal officer and blackmail.

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