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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Croix man has been charged with trying to export 18 bricks of cocaine weighing about 42 pounds on a commercial airline flight leaving St. Thomas. Mikhail “NastyMik” Munoz, 31, of Campo Rico, was charged with possession with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The U.S. Attorney’s Office in St. Thomas said today that Raphi Joseph has been arrested on a complaint charging him with transportation of stolen goods, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. According to court documents unsealed today, the United States Postal Inspection Service was previously alerted that

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said it is inviting the public to participate in a free safe boating exposition this weekend. DPNR’s Division of Environmental Enforcement (DEE) will be hosting a Safe Boating Expo at the Gallows Bay fisherman’s boat ramp on St. Croix from 10 a.m. to 3

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three South Americans and one Central American were charged with smuggling 3,384 pounds of cocaine into the region, authorities said. Freddy Montano Paz, 29, Calixto Tumbaco, 41, Mariano Abregon, 42, and Hector Hernandez, 48, were each charged with conspiracy to possess and possession of a controlled substance

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — As a part of the VIPD’S Initiative in “Meeting the People” Deputy Police Commissioner Celvin G. Walwyn visits a local church every other Sunday.  The idea is that many people do not attend town hall meetings, but they will attend church on Sunday, Walwyn, an evangelical Christian

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FREDERIKSTED — A 26-year-old St. Croix man has been charged after he allegedly broke into his girlfriend’s home early Sunday morning and assaulted her. Ray O. Harris, Jr. of Campo Rico, was arrested about 5:30 a.m. Sunday and charged with first-degree burglary-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “She

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said today that her office will be hosting a multi-district training this week, focusing on the investigation and prosecution of transnational organized drug trafficking crime as part of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) program. “The principal mission of OCDETF

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Croix native became the fourth person arrested in connection with the non-fatal assault rifle shooting of local marshal 12 days ago. Kadeem Baptiste, 23, of St. Croix was arrested about 3 p.m. on Saturday and charged with misprision of a felony, the Virgin Islands Police

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two masked men with guns robbed a popular bar and restaurant in the Havensight Shopping Mall on St. Thomas hours after closing this morning. No injuries were reported. Police dispatchers received a call about 4:43 a.m. today that an armed robbery had occurred at The Tap &

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas construction worker was shot to death at a busy seaport near Veterans Drive on Saturday morning, authorities said. Curtis Q. Fredericks, 29, of Charlotte Amalie, was gunned down before 11:25 p.m. Saturday near the Edward Wilmoth Blyden IV Marine Terminal, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. 

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