Monday, February 19, 2018 9:45 am Last modified: 7:57 am


Homicides 2017

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2017 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases are broken down by island. The Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing.
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Man Pleads Guilt to Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana

Dasha Graham, 22, of St. Croix, pleaded guilty Wednesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge George W. Cannon, Jr., to possession with intent to distribute marijuana, acting U.S. Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced.
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Suspect in Court on Cocaine Possession Charge

Kenneth James, 51, of Dominica, made his initial court appearance Wednesdayafter being charged in a criminal complaint with conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute cocaine.
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Lyana Jordan and Jeremiah Serieux

Police Confirm Deaths of Mother and Two Sons Was Homicide

Police have now officially confirmed that the recent St. Croix deaths of Lyana Serieux and her young sons, 10-year old Jordan and 5-year old Jeremiah Serieux were homicide.
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St. Thomas Man Detained After Arrest for Possession

Caheem Johnson, 22, of St. Thomas, was detained Tuesday after his arrest Saturday for possession with intent to distribute marijuana.
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Victim of Smith Bay Saturday Shooting Dies

A young man who was injured Saturday died at the Schneider Regional Medical Center, the V.I. Police Department reported Tuesday.
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VIPD Hope to Confirm Monday ID of One Victim of Double Homicide

The V.I. Police Department hopes to be able to confirm Monday the identity of one of two men killed Friday morning in a shooting in the Smith Bay area, but they have yet to determine anyone who might have known the second victim.
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Ron De Lugo Federal Courthouse

California Woman Gets 8 Months on Marijuana Charge

Okeyonna Njoku, 30, of Los Angeles, California, was sentenced Thursday to eight months of imprisonment and three years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, acting U.S. Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced.
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VIPD Arrests Suspect in Fatal Stabbing

Detectives from the V.I. Police Department's Major Crime Unit on Tuesday arrested 53-year-old Robert "Herbie" Moore and charged him with murder in a stabbing that resulted in a death.
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Assault Victim Succumbs to Her Injuries

A woman identified as the V.I. Police Department as 47-year-old Nyla Peele died Tuesday of injuries from an assault Monday.
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