Pedro Ramos-Guerra and Carlos Alberto Cuevas-Almonte face a slate of drug charges after being found aboard a go-fast vessel carrying more then five kilograms of cocaine, according to U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert.
Jimmy Davis, 41, of St. Croix, had his supervised release revoked and was sentenced to 24 months incarceration, U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert announced.
A man was shot and killed Saturday, Nov. 30, in the Campo Rico area of St. Croix, the V.I. Police Department reported. The victim was identified as 24-year-old Kaelan Finney.
Officers of the V.I. Police Department on Sunday, Nov. 24, arrested Shawn Daley, 32, and Delma Mathurin, 26, on separate charges from the same domestic incident.
Police arrested 34-year-old Olrick Harris of Calquohoun shortly after midnight Saturday, Nov. 23, and charged him with driving under the influence.
At about 3:35 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, Jahvid Alexander, age 19 of Mariendahl, was arrested by the V.I. Police Department and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm with an obliterated serial number and possession of controlled substance.
The V.I. Police Department on Monday arrested Marciano Rivera of St. Thomas and charged him with first-degree rape. According ot the VIPD, Rivera was positively identified as the person who raped the victim on multiple occasions.
A 48-year-old inmate at the Golden Grove Correctional Facility died sometime between Sunday night and Monday morning, the Bureau of Corrections reported. Officials said there was no sign of foul play. The victim was identified as James Laudat.
Samuel Melendez, a 43-year-old Crucian, was sentenced Wednesday, Nov. 21, after being convicted of possession of firearm in a school zone, U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert announced.
Centeno A. Hansel-Andres and Cristian Valencia-Mendoza have been charged with conspiracy to possess and possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute on board a vessel subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.