Customs, Coast Guard Stop Go-Fast Boat with $12.8 Million Worth of Cocaine and $540K Worth of Heroin In-Route to PR
PONCE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO)and the U.S. Coast Guard collaborated to intercept Saturday a go-fast vessel seizing 1,084 pounds (491.5kilos) of cocaine and 19 pounds (9 kilos) of heroin. The estimated value of the seized cocaine is $12.8 million and $540,000 for the heroin.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was shot multiple times in a Lindbergh Bay housing community and succumbed to his injuries on Friday night. Police have not released his name pending notification of next of kin, On Friday, April 20, 2018, at approximately 5:38 p.m.,several citizens called and reported shots fired
ARRESTED ON ST. CROIX: Jamie Lashawn Brewster FREDERIKSTED — Police under the direction of Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr. arrested five men during a special mission the Virgin Islands Police Department called: “Operation Senatus.” Because of this operation, 19-year-old Jamie Lashawn Brewster was arrested pursuant to an arrest warrant issued by a Superior
FOUND WITH MULTIPLE GUNSHOT WOUNDS: KEVON BENJAMIN EDWARDS, 20. OF ST. CROIX. CHRISTIANSTED — Police say a St. Croix man was brutally gunned down near a Golden Rock housing community on Friday night. Kevon Benjamin Edwards, 20, sustained multiple gunshot wounds near Harbor View Apartments about 8:30 p.m. on Friday,
SAN JUAN — One person has been killed and 10 others injured in a shoot-out in Puerto Rico. Police said a 17-year-old boy died early Friday after someone started shooting in front of a business where several people were gathered in the western coastal town of Mayaguez. No one has
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two modular units have arrived on St. Thomas and two units will soon arrive on St. Croix as temporary office space for the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV). Offices in each district were significantly damaged by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. On St. Thomas, one of the modular units
MID-ISLAND ST. CROIX — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said that effective at 7:00 p.m., Thursday April 19, 2018 the Ann Schrader Command (Zone A) at Estate La Reine, Kingshill will close to complete repairs to the building. “The building is experiencing a major sewage and plumbing problem which
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Dominican man and a Haitian man admitted in federal court today that they arranged to pick up cocaine that they sent through the U.S. mail to St. Thomas. Tommy Ramirez, 29, of the Dominican Republic and Ramon Clavel, 55, of Haiti, plead guilty today in U.S.
St. Thomas Man Rehelio Trant With History Of Brandishing Guns … Faces 10 Years In Prison After Conviction
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — After a two-day trial, a federal jury found a St. Thomas man guilty of illegal gun charges. Rehelio Trant, 39, of Estate Contant, is guilty of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C. F. Shappert said. Trant faces a maximum sentence of
REPEAT OFFENDER? Kareem Harrigan (far right, mouth open) was sentenced to one year today. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Hidden Valley man was sentenced today to a year behind bars because he pleaded guilty to a gun crime that occurred in August, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Kareem Harrigan,