Three St. Thomas men have been arrested in two separate cases and charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe said in a Monday news release.
The Economic Crime Unit of the V.I. Police Department on Thursday arrested 42-year-old Ashio Rojas after being charged with embezzling $13,979 from Guardian Insurance Co.
A man arriving at home Wednesday night was injured when shots were fired at him, the V.I. Police Department reported. Ten minutes later, another gunshot victim arrived at Schneider Regional Medical Center.
A man was robbed at gunpoint, abducted and beaten at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday in Red Hook, the V.I. Police Department reported.
Christopher Gagnon was arrested Thursday by the V.I. Police Department and charged with third-degree assault/domestic violence in connection with an incident that occurred Sept. 29, the police reported.
District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Thursday sentenced Deangelia D. Quintana, 30, of Flint, Mich., to six months in prison for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.
A 44-year-old Dominican national was convicted Tuesday of a conspiracy to possess a controlled substance with intent to distribute, possession with intent to deliver and illegal entry.
Two more suspects were arrested over the weekend as the V.I. Police Department continued its Operation Clean Sweep, which resulted in three arrests Friday.
Raijah Raheem Royer, 22, was arrested Monday night and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm, according to the V.I. Police Department.
Shaquielle Correa, 21, was arrested by the V.I. Police Department Thursday and charged in the 2013 robbery of the Gems and Gold Corner in Drake's Passage.