CRUZ BAY — Due to Hurricanes Irma and Maria there was a backlog of arrest logs. The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) website, which normally lists arrests, does not currently offer that feature but says it will resume sometime in the future. ST. JOHN Police arrested Richard A.
SAN JUAN — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has said it did not have a “phasing” plan in place for getting resources to Puerto Rico when Hurricane Maria devastated the island last September. Meanwhile the agency’s supply warehouse on Puerto Rico had zero cots, zero tarps and an almost negligible
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police on St. Thomas say they are investigating a non-fatal shooting that happened in Estate Bovoni-Nadir Tuesday morning. According to police, the 911 Emergency Call Center received a report at 9:48 a.m. Tuesday of a man being treated for a gunshot wound at the Schneider Regional Medical
CRUZ BAY — A St. John repeat violent offender was arrested on Monday for allegedly attacking another man with a chainsaw, authorities said. Akil Felix Gumbs, 37, of Calabash Boom, was charged with petty larceny and using a dangerous weapon. Police say that at 4:44 p.m. on Saturday June 30
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of Dominica who was arrested after a fight in April faces 10 years in prison after admitting in federal court to being an illegal alien with a gun. Lester Gabriel Charles, 35, of Roseau pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of Dominica was given 6.5 years in prison by a federal judge for a cocaine conspiracy conviction. Kenneth James, 51, of Roseau, was sentenced before District Court Judge Curtis Gomez, to 78 months incarceration for conspiracy to distribute cocaine, U.S.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A government contractor teaching computer skills for the Department of Labor has been given 1.5 years in prison by a federal judge for alien smuggling and identification fraud. Dean Baptiste, 53, of St. Thomas, was sentenced Wednesday on separate indictments charging conspiracy to traffic illegal aliens and bank
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police say they are investigating a peace officer who fired a gun into the air to try to break up a fight outside the Windward Passage Hotel on Monday night. Virgin Islands Police Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr. said he was aware of the situation after being provided
ARRESTED ON ST. THOMAS AND HELD IN STATE CUSTODY: GLENROY FRANCIS SR. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man is charged with statutory rape in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a minor early this year. Glenroy Francis Sr. 50, is charged with a rape that took place between
ARRESTED ON ST. THOMAS AND RELEASED: CHRISTOPHER RICE CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man faces up to 75 years in prison after allegedly harassing and threatening an interracial couple living on Water Island. According to an affidavit issued by the Virgin Islands Justice Department, Christopher Rice, 66, faces six