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Stephanie Ziegler

St. Croix Woman Killed in Traffic Accident

A woman died as the result of injuries suffered during an automobile accident Thursday, according to the V.I. Police Department. Police said 25-year-old Fatima Brown...
St. Croix District Courthouse

Brodie Pleads Guilty to Filing False Claims with Post Office

Shaquan Brodie, 21, formerly of St. John, pleaded guilty Tuesday in District Court on St. Thomas to making fraudulent insurance claims against the United...
Osvaldo M. Tavarez (VIPD photo)

Tavarez Charged with Aggravated Rape of 14-Year-Old

Officers from the Criminal Investigation Bureau on St. Thomas arrested 47-year-old Osvaldo M. Tavarez Saturday after he admitted to having sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old girl a month ago, the V.I. Police Department reported.

St. Croix Man Pleads Guilty to Firearm Charge

Dale Ritter, 53, of St. Croix, entered a guilty plea Friday in District Count to one federal count of possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number, and one local count of illegal use of utility equipment, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced Monday.
St. Croix District Courthouse

St. Thomas Man Sentenced to One Year for Trafficking Illegal Immigrants

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Thursday sentenced 57-year-old Steven Lewis of St. Thomas to 12 months and one day in prison for conspiracy to traffic illegal aliens.
St. Croix District Courthouse

St. Thomas Man Sentenced to 37 Months for Marijuana Offense

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Thursday sentenced 50-year-old Calvin Benjamin of St. Thomas to 37 months in prison for conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute marijuana.

Greer Gets 10 Years for Biting Off Piece of Man’s Ear

V.I. Superior Court Judge Kathleen Mackay on Tuesday sentenced Emanuel Greer to 10 years in prison for an ear-biting incident that occurred in June 2016, according to the V.I. Department of Justice.
Kevon Barclette

Police Seek Runaway Teen Kevon Barclette

The V.I. Police Department is looking for what it called a runaway teen. Police said 16-year-old Kevon Barclette was last seen in the area of the Seaplane shuttle, by the Tortola wharf on St. Thomas.
St. Croix District Courthouse

Two Sentenced in Separate District Court Cases

Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Thursday sentenced two men in separate cases in U.S. District Court, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

VIPD Economic Crime Unit Alerts Public of Fraudulent Use of Credit Cards

On March 5, members of the Economic Crime Unit were notified of a plot to use fraudulent credit cards in the area of Main Street.





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