Noelle Bishopel of Atlanta, Georgia CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Eight of 14 cases filed in federal court involve people from the U.S. mainland (most frequently Atlanta) trying to smuggle marijuana into the territory by packing it in their luggage on flights going to St. Thomas. Case in point are two Atlanta
Jason Dickerson FREDERIKSTED — Police are looking for a 32-year-old St. Croix man who is wanted for questioning in a case of first-degree robbery. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) wants to talk to Jason A. “Jungle” Dickerson who is known to frequent the Town of Frederiksted and Estate Grove
WANTED FOR RAPE: Elvis Edwards CHRISTIANSTED — Police need your help to find a 46-year-old St. Thomas native who is wanted for questioning in a rape case on St. Croix. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said that Edwards is accused of first-degree rape and frequents mid-island St. Croix establishments.
MISSING: Leonard Frederick CHRISTIANSTED — A family in St. Croix has not seen their 83-year-old relative in nearly a week and asking for your help if you happen to see him. Mr. Leonard Frederick was last seen at his home #32-AB Company Street, Christiansted on August 3, according
CHRISTIANSTED – A 41-year-old St. Croix man was sentenced in federal court on Thursday to seven years in prison for his involvement in an armed robbery of a food service company, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. In U.S. District Court in Estate Golden Rock, Daniel Ramos was given
GUILTY PLEA: Winston Venner CHRISTIANSTED – A 34-year-old St. Croix man pleaded guilty on Thursday in federal court to being a felon with a gun, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Winston Curtis Venner admitted to being a felon in possession of a firearm in U.S.
CHRISTIANSTED – A 29-year-old St. Croix man pleaded guilty to illegal gun charges in federal court on Thursday, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Dwayne Wesselhoft admitted in U.S. District Court in Estate Golden Rock that he possessed a gun while using illegal drugs on St. Croix, U.S. Attorney
BAIL HEARING TODAY: Tahira Charles CHARLOTTE AMALIE – V.I. Superior Court Judge James Carroll III found probable cause to move forward on murder and related charges against Tahira Charles. Charles, 32, of Estate Bovoni, is charged with one count each of first-degree murder, first-degree assault, third-degree assault, unauthorized possession of
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Sentencing has been delayed for Cecil Rouse who was convicted of attempting to murder his wife. The incident occurred a little over four years ago. At Rouse’s sentencing hearing Monday before V.I. Superior Court Judge James Carroll III, Rouse’s attorney, Robert King, made an oral motion asking
FREDERIKSTED — A concerned citizen put on the alert by a foul smell discovered a dead body on an abandoned property in Estate Whim on Thursday afternoon, according to police. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police about 12:02 p.m. Thursday to investigate a “suspicious odor” in Whim at a