Category: Crime News

FEMA ‘Health Coordinator’ Who Passed Out At The Wheel of His SUV Charged With DUI

FREDERIKSTED — A FEMA “health coordinator” on St. Croix faces a DUI charge after allegedly passing out behind the wheel early Friday on Grove Place Road near The Market in Estate Plessen, authorities said. Andre G. Ettienne, 49, of Hannah’s Rest, was arrested at 12:34 a.m. Friday and charged with driving under the influence of […]

St. Croix Woman Arrested In Florida On Elderly Abuse Charges

KINGSHILL —  A woman in Florida was arrested based on a Virgin Islands Superior Court warrant accusing her and a co-defendant of financial fraud and exploitation of an elderly man on St. Croix between 2018 & 2019, Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George said.Lissette Algarin-Felix, 52, waived an extradition hearing held in Florida and will […]

Man Who Strangled His Girlfriend 2 Weeks Ago Arrested Today

FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man who allegedly strangled his girlfriend at Lorraine Village two weeks ago was arrested by police late this morning, authorities said. Eliezer Martinez, 26, of Grove Place, was arrested at 11:55 a.m. and charged with second-degree assault, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Mr. Martinez was arrested for strangling and […]

Repeat Offender Wanted By VIPD For Burglary In St. John

CRUZ BAY —  Police need your help to find a man wanted for a burglary in St. John. Jamari Gumbs, 18, is wanted for questioning by the VIPD’s Criminal Investigation Bureau. Gumbs is a black male with brown eyes, black hair and a dark complexion. He stands 5-feet, 8-inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds. […]

Help Police Find Mwanga Audain Wanted For Reckless Endangerment

FREDERIKSTED — Police need your help to find a St. Croix man wanted for reckless endangerment. Mwanga “Wanga” Audain, 40, is wanted for questioning by the VIPD’s Criminal Investigation Bureau. Audain is a black male with hazel eyes, black hair, a brown complexion and a medium build. He stands 6-feet, 2-inches tall and weighs about […]

Help Police Find 2 Missing Twin Brothers Last Seen In Princesse

CHRISTIANSTED — Police need your help to find two St. Croix twin minors who have been missing since early this morning. William and Joseph Justin, each 13, were last seen today at 2:30 a.m. at their home at #102 A La Grande Princesse, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The Justin Brothers are black males […]

Help Police Find Merika Scafe Missing For 7 Days On St. Croix

FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department needs the help of the community to locate a missing minor who has been missing on St. Croix for seven days. Merika Scafe, 17, was last seen on August 8, 2022, at around 9:00 p.m., at her home at #1082 Williams Delight, Frederiksted, according to the VIPD. Scafe […]

Voodoo Priest and Ranger American Security Guard Guilty In Murder of STT Restaurant Owner

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Despite conflicting accounts of what transpired — and a missing knife — a voodoo priest and his Ranger American security guard lover have been found guilty in a cold case homicide 17 years old. A Virgin Islands Superior Court jury found Jacques Cajuste and Viviane Stuart guilty of murder after a stabbing […]

Man Who Pointed Gun At Diamond Attendant Arrested On Warrant

CHRISTIANSTED — A man who allegedly pointed a gun at an Estate Diamond attendant is now in official custody, authorities said. Roy John-Baptiste, 35, was arrested at 4:28 p.m. Friday and charged with third-degree assault, unauthorized possession of a firearm and aiming a firearm, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “On April 16, 2021, Mr. John-Baptiste […]

Man Awaiting Murder Trial Tried To Kill Cat And Strangled Girlfriend: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Croix man awaiting trial for murder allegedly tried to kill a cat and strangled an ex-girlfriend on St. Thomas, authorities said. Calijah Brewley, 22, was arrested Saturday and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence, animal abuse, disturbance of the peace and simple assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.  No bail […]