FREDERIKSTED — Eight people were arrested by police — and one person is still wanted by authorities — for economic crimes, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). Three of the recent arrests involved falsifying information and accepting or soliciting bribes at the Bureau of Motor Vehicles on St.
SAN JUAN — U.S. authorities in Puerto Rico announced today the largest onshore seizure of illegal drugs in the history of the island: 3,933 lbs. of cocaine. “We have made large seizures at sea, but never on land,” Ricardo Mayoral, acting special agent in charge of U.S. Immigration and Customs
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On November 2, 2016 at approximately 3:42 p.m., officers from the Richard Callwood Command responded to conduct an inspection of the Estate Thomas area after several citizens reported that several shots had been fired. While conducting the inspection, officers were notified by the 911 Emergency Call Center
WHAT’S THE FREQUENCY, KENNETH? Police Commissioner Repels, Then Arrests Homeless Man Who Attacked Him
ARRESTED: Julian Christopher Williams CHRISTIANSTED — An early morning donut run for the police commissioner gave him a chance to flex his crime-fighting muscle as he was able to repel and then track down a homeless man who allegedly attacked him in a convenience store. On Monday about 7:15 a.m.
SAN JUAN — Three young children were killed and their father was found hanged in an apparent murder-suicide in southern Puerto Rico, police said Wednesday. Officers found the bodies of two girls and a boy inside a home in the coastal city of Ponce after receiving a call about a
ARRESTED: Luis Carrion FREDERIKSTED — Two spoil sports on St. Croix were arrested by police for allegedly pelting Halloween goers with raw eggs. On Monday, about 7:57 p.m. 19-year-old Luis Carrion and 22-year-old Leroy Simon were placed under arrest for Assault in the third degree, the
CALLING AVON: Avondale George Jr. re-arrested FREDERIKSTED — Three St. Croix men were arrested Monday on charges ranging from murder to robbery and assault, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On Monday, 18-year-old Avondale George, Jr and 18-year-old Enock Justin Cole were rearrested as adults on a bench
The boardwalk in Christiansted town. CHRISTIANSTED — On Saturday October 29, 2016 at approximately 8:24 p.m. officers from the Marshall Command Unit in Christiansted, were dispatched to a robbery in downtown Christiansted. Upon arrival officers made contact with the victim who stated that he was walking on Strand Street in
ARRESTED: Rogue former cop Tracy Richardson CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) waited two full days after a St. Thomas former fellow officer on St. Thomas allegedly punched his wife in the face — before finally arresting him when he was accused of committing more acts of
VIPD Officer Tracy Richardson Charged With Domestic Violence After Allegedly Punching His Wife In The Face (UPDATE!)
TERRORIZED HIS WIFE: VIPD’S TRACY RICHARDSON CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A former Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officer has been arrested on domestic violence-related charges after he allegedly pointed a gun at his wife, punched her in the face and fired gunshots at her, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned.