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Friday, July 19, 2019
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Police & Courts

The Ron deLLugo Federal Courthouse. (File photo)

STT Man Charged with Assaulting Federal Officers

Amijah Charles, a 36-year-old St. Thomas resident, appeared Monday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller for a preliminary and detention hearing after his arrest on Friday by federal agents. Charles is charged with assaulting and threatening federal officers.

Man Shot to Death Near Coki Point

A man was shot and killed Thursday evening in the Coki Point area on St. Thomas, the V.I. Police Department reported. The victim was identified by next of kin as 27-year-old Clement Alturo King III.

Crime Stoppers ‘Crime of the Week’

On Sunday, July 10, 2016, two 18-year-old men were killed and four others injured in a drive-by shooting in the Altona Lagoon area while a party was taking place.
John Lindquist i(VIPD photo)

VIPD Credits Officers’ Quick Thinking for Swift Arrest

Officers of the V.I. Police Department on Sunday reacted to a tip about a residential shooting suspect and were able to affect his rescue as he boarded a plane to flee the island, according to the VIPD.
Abijah Isaac (VIPD photo)

Police Still Seeking Abijah Isaac

The V.I. Police Department on Monday that they are still searching for 22-year-old Abijah Isaac, who is a suspect in a December armed robbery. Police warned that Isaac is possibly armed and dangerous.

Man Charged with Possessing a Handgun with ‘Glock Switch’

Karime Williams, 36, appeared Monday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller for a preliminary and detention hearing. Williams was arrested Thursday by the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.
The Ron deLLugo Federal Courthouse. (File photo)

Rhode Island Fugitive Arrested at CEKA

Carlos Iglesias, alias “Abraham Reyes,” was detained Monday by Magistrate Ruth Miller, and committed to the custody of the U.S. Marshals pending his removal to the District of Rhode Island on charges of bank fraud and identity theft, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.
Belynda M. Lynch (VIPD photo)

STX Woman Charged with Assault, Attempted Murder

A woman, 49-year-old Belynda M. Lynch, was arrested Sunday morning and charged with assault and attempted murder after police received report of a stabbing on St. Croix.
The Long Bay fire Sunday night was heavily followed on social media. (Photo from Facebook)

STT Fire Guts Structure in Estate Thomas

A one-story house was gutted Sunday night in a fire that captured the attention of social media viewers and fueled speculation about the demise of a well known hotel near Mandela Circle.

STT Woman Charged with Assault/Domestic Violence

The V.I. Police Domestic Violence Unit on Friday arrested 45-year-old Sherrolyn Warner of Frydenhoj and charged her with assaulting a teenager, the police reported Sunday





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