[ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN – Authorities in Puerto Rico say a carnival worker from New Jersey has died after being hit by a ride at a temporary amusement park in the U.S. territory. Police said late Tuesday that 59-year-old Jerry Green was operating a pendulum ride called “Skyfall” when he
ARRESTED: Akil Smith of Estate Tutu [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three St. Thomas natives were arrested as part of a police initiative to get guns off the streets over the holidays. On Monday, December 26, 2016 about 3:45 a.m., Kisho Gumbs 24 of Paul M. Pearson Gardens, Akil Smith
St. Croix Man Michael Ortiz, Wanted In The Rape of His Own 14-Year-Old Daughter, Turns Himself In To Police Without Incident
IN CUSTODY: MICHAEL ORTIZ [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man wanted for the rape of of his own 14-year-old daughter turned himself into police without incident early Christmas Eve morning, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On December 24, 2016 about 2:30 a.m, Michael Ortiz, 30,
[ad name=”HTML-68″] WANTED: Michael Ortiz FREDERIKSTED — Police need your help tonight to find a St. Croix man who they say raped a 14-year-old girl. On December 23, 2016, at approximately 1:58 a. m. the 911 Emergency Call Center received a complaint in reference to a rape case. Police were
ARRESTED: Craig Francis of St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas native who police said was mentally ill attacked his mother at the apartment they shared and eventually beat her to death early today, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). Craig Francis, 40, of Amalie Terrace was
FREDERIKSTED – Local police will be patrolling St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix roadways on Christmas weekend and cracking down on aggressive and drunken driving as part of a nation-wide initiative to reduce traffic injuries and deaths. Operation C.A.R.E. – or Combined Accident Reduction Effort – Lifesaver Weekend runs
ARRESTED: Simon Hodge of St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On December 20, 2016, at about 9:07 p.m., police patrol units from Richard Callwood Command traveled to the Havensight area after a citizen reported a disturbance at Smoking Rooster Sports Bar, according to police. The Investigation Units traveled to the area
Antonio Sanes of St. Croix Faces 10 Years In Prison For Guilty Plea To Possessing 51 Images of Child Porn
Antonio Sanes CHRISTIANSTED – A 45-year-old St. Croix man pleaded guilty in federal court today to possessing child pornography and now faces a possible 10-year prison term, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Antonio Sanes Carmona made that plea before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon, Jr., at the U.S.
Kishma Weeks of St. Croix Gets 1.5 Years In Prison For Her Role In LA To STT Smuggling Operation That Used La Choy Noodle Cans To Hide Ganja
SENTENCED TO 1.5 YEARS IN PRISON: Kishma Weeks, 27, of St. Croix CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Three people from the Virgin Islands were sentenced on Monday for their roles in a money laundering conspiracy related to the smuggling of nearly 4,000 pounds of marijuana in La Choy noodle cans from
EXCLUSIVE TO THE FREEP: Short Stuff Cop Orlando Benitez Jr. ‘Shitcanned’ By The VIPD For Official ‘Troubles’
HUSH HUSH BABY: Orlando Benitez Jr. has been fired by the VIPD and no one at the police department is saying why for … so far. FREDERIKSTED — A prominent, often-honored Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officer has been fired by the force allegedly for conduct unbecoming of an officer.