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Police & Courts

Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Tutu Park McDonald’s

Police are seeking two men who stole more than $2,000 during an armed robbery Thursday at the McDonald's in Tutu Park, the V.I. Police Department reported.
U.S. Coast Guard cutter Confidence, home-ported in Port Canaveral, Florida, was part of the search. (Coast Guard photo)

Two Dominicans Plead Guilty to Cocaine Trafficking

Edwin Vargas, 31, and Lennin Cornelio-Perez, 32, both of the Dominican Republic, pled guilty in District Court on St. Thomas to conspiracy to possess a controlled substance on board a vessel subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced in a news release issued Thursday.

St. Croix Man Charged with Burglary and Domestic Violence

The V.I. Police Department on Monday arrested 29-year-old Akeem A. James and charged him in the break-in and theft from the home of an acquaintance.
Marijuana leaves (Yahoo photo)

St. Croix Man Pleads Guilty to Marijuana Charge

Jaheem Benjamin, 31 of St. Croix, pleaded guilty Tuesday in District Court to one federal count of manufacture of marijuana and one local count of illegal use of utility equipment, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

Construction Company Owner Gets 22 Months for False Statement in VINP Case

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Thursday sentenced Adrian L. Foster, 50, of Florida, to 22 months in prison as a result of her conviction for making a false statement to a federal agency, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.
The Ron deLLugo Federal Courthouse. (File photo)

Deported Dominican Arrested on St. John Sentenced for Reentry

Jose Alfredo Rondon Castro, 40, of the Dominican Republic, was sentenced by District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez Thursday to 18 months in prison for illegal reentry to the United States, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

STT Man Gets 20 Years for 2017 Killing over Unpaid Wages

Michael Hendrickson will spend the next 20 years behind bars as punishment for killing Dwight Green during an argument over unpaid wages, according to a news release from the V.I. Department of Justice.
The Ron deLLugo Federal Courthouse. (File photo)

STT Man Sentenced for Transporting a Minor for Sex

Osvaldo Tavarez, 48, of St. Thomas, was sentenced Wednesday after his conviction for transporting a minor for illegal sexual activity, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.
The District Court building on St. Croix. (File photo)

STX – Carino Gets 30 years for Attempted Murder, Firearm Possession

Daniel Carino, a 37-year-old St. Croix man, was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years of incarceration for possession of a firearm during a crime of violence and to a consecutive sentence of 20 years for attempted murder.

Crime Stoppers Seeks Help with Pair of Homicides

The anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, seeks the public’s help to resolve two homicides that took place in the territory.

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