A man was found shot to death early Monday in the area of Estate Bolongo, the V.I. Police Department reported. According to police, the victim was 41-year-old Niyen Jamil.
Nine federal law enforcement officers received commissions as Virgin Islands Peace Officers Monday after attending an orientation on V.I. history and culture at the Police Training Academy on St. Thomas, Attorney General Claude Earl Walker announced.
Christopher Butler, a 30-year-old resident of Twinsburg, Ohio, was sentenced Thursday to 110 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, acting U.S. Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced.
Shelica Baxter, 26, of St. Thomas, made her initial court appearance Thursday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged with receiving firearms through the mail.
Jashawn Bailey, 30 of St. Thomas, pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number, acting U.S. Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced.
Celeste P. Bermudez, 41, formerly of St. Croix, pleaded guilty Monday in federal court on St. Thomas to theft of federal program funds and making and subscribing a false income tax return, acting U.S. Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced.
A woman from Texas on Sunday told the V.I. Police Department that she had been raped by a man who had invited her to his home, the police reported.
Nilda Morton, 32, of St. Thomas, was sentenced today to 97 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.
Three armed men robbed the Pony Bar in Frenchtown Wednesday night, threatening the employees and a customer and making off with an undisclosed amount of cash, the V.I. Police Department reported.
A man was admitted to the Schneider Regional Medical Center Tuesday night after he was assaulted by an unknown man in Frenchtown, the V.I. Police Department reported.