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Police Respond to Brookman Road Shooting

Police officers responded to gunshots in the Brookman Road area on Wednesday after the 911 emergency call center was alerted at 11:06 a.m.
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St. Thomas Man Arrested in Reported Kidnapping

The V.I. Police Department on Monday arrested 51-year-old Troy A Harrigan of Estate Tutu and charged him in a reported kidnapping.
V.I. Police Commissioner Trevor Velinor testifies about the department's proposed budget at a hearing Thursday. (Photo by Barry Leerdam, USVI Legislature)

VIPD Conducting Essential Community Engagement Survey

Input from the community to develop goals and initiatives inclusive of everyone is essential in effective policing.

Crime of the Week: Pair of Homicides in the Spotlight

Crimes Stoppers USVI, the anonymous tip service, is putting the spotlight on a pair of fatal shootings, on St. Thomas and St. Croix.
Pedestrian-driver accidents across the Virgin Islands prompts action. (Shutterstock Image)

Man Charged in August Shooting in Oswald Harris Court

The V.I. Police Department on Monday arrested 46-year-old Dekumar Rogers, of Oswald Harris Court, charging him in a shooting that took place on Aug. 27 and left one man injured.

V.I. Health Care Fraud Task Force Launched

Federal and territorial officials and law enforcement officers convened virtually this month to take the fight against health care fraud to the next level, U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert announced.

STT Woman Reports Rape

A woman reported being sexually assaulted Saturday night on St. Thomas, according to the V.I. Police Department.
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Police Investigate Sunday Afternoon Shootings, One on STT, One on STX

The V.I. Police Department is investigating two homicides that took place on Sunday afternoon, the death of a man on St. Thomas and a woman on St. Croix. Police said next of kin identified the two victims as Secori Akeel Elmes, 31, and Renyisha Juanita Rivera, 20.

Homicides 2020

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. While this list is based on VIPD reports, unlike the police and some media, the Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing, which can cause a disparity in the number of incidents reported.

Police Investigate Gas Station Robbery

An armed male robbed a gas station in Estate Bovoni, St. Thomas, Friday evening, the V.I. Police reported.

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