Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD)
FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department has responded to the WhatsApp voice message circulating in the territory falsely claiming that there will be a threat to the USVI in the coming months. “The FBI has revealed no evidence to substantiate that threat or to support any other terrorist threats
FREDERIKSTED — On February 17, 2019 the 911 Emergency Call Center received a call from the Juan Luis F. Hospital in reference to a gunshot wound victim. Detectives made contact with the victim and he was observed with a single laceration to lower abdomen, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police say a St. Thomas man heisted cash from a delivery van about three weeks ago. Carl Fleming, Jr., 26, of St. Thomas was arrested on Sunday and charged with grand larceny, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Police accuse Fleming of taking $2,020.67 from a parked delivery
CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said Monday that former Virgin Islands Police Lieutenant and U.S. Army veteran William “Billy” Harvey is the new St. Croix District Chief of Police for the Virgin Islands Police Department. Harvey, a highly-respected Virgin Islands Police Lieutenant, served 23 years with the Virgin Islands
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The V.I. Bureau of Motor Vehicles said today police will soon be cracking down on motorists who fail to register their vehicles and apply for a local driver’s license. BMV Director designee Barbara Jackson-McIntosh said her bureau is responsible for the licensing of motor vehicle operators and
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A member of the V.I. Human Services Department went to the Bassanio David Command in Lindbergh Bay to report a rape of a minor. A 17-year-old girl was raped by a 29-year-old man on St. Thomas, according to the case worker. Human Services reported the rape at
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police on St. Thomas attempted to pull a man over for driving fast in a school zone, but he refused to stop. Darren Hodge, 33, was arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with reckless endangerment, aggravated assault and battery and assorted traffic violations, the Virgin Islands Police Department
CRUZ BAY — Police do not suspect foul play in connection with the body of a man found floating in the St. John harbor here early this morning. Deon “Physco” Stephens, 43, of Detroit, Michigan was identified by family members as the dead man, police and social media sources said.
CHRISTIANSTED — A Union-Mount Washington man was arrested and charged with animal abuse on Tuesday morning. Alfred John, 59, was arrested about 6 a.m. Tuesday and charged with second-degree animal abuse, first-degree animal neglect and second-degree animal neglect, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The VIPD’s animal cruelty investigator said
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man allegedly took a machete to a victim and his car in downtown early this morning. Jefferson Mikel Titus, 44, was arrested about 10:55 a.m. today and charged with third-degree assault, destruction of property and disturbance of the peace (threat), the Virgin Islands Police