Category: Crime News

Facebook Group Reports VIPD Has Detained Person of Interest Salem on St. Thomas

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Facebook group “What’s Going On St. Croix” reported before 5 p.m. today that person of interest in the black flag incident at Cyril E. King International Airport has been arrested by police. As the above photo shows, a person is being detained by the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) […]

VIPD: St. Croix Man Says He Was Shot at Bienvenidos Mini Mart Near Times Square

  TIMES SQUARE: The area near where the shooting took place. Bienvenidos Mini Mart is just around this corner to the left. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Police said a St. Croix man was shot more than once in the gut near Times Square in downtown Christiansted on Thursday night. On June 28, 2018 at about […]

EXCLUSIVE! VIPD MEMO: ‘Be On Lookout’ BOLO For Alla H. Salem on St. Thomas

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department has issued a BOLO or “Be On The Lookout” for a St. Thomas native with a possible connection to the black flags incident at the Cyril E. King International Airport today. The BOLO says the VIPD’s Criminal Investigation Unit and Criminal Intelligence Unit is looking for […]

Spencer Wayne Allen Gets 7.75 Years In Prison For Destroying Navy Recruiting Office

SPENCER WAYNE ALLEN OF TEXAS WAS SENTENCED TO 7.75 YEARS IN PRISON TODAY CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Texas man was given 7.75 years in prison today by a federal judge for destroying a U.S. Navy recruiting center and damaging two other federal buildings in St. Thomas. Spencer Wayne Allen, 26, was sentenced in U.S. District […]

VIPD: St. Thomas Man Shot Near Hospital Ground Monday Night, Dies This Morning

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An unidentified St. Thomas man shot once near Hospital Ground Monday night died from his injuries this morning, authorities said. On Monday, June 25, 2018, at approximately 10:48 p.m., Central Dispatch received a call of multiple shots fired in the Hospital Ground area, the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said. […]

Six Men Convicted In Eight-Week Federal Cocaine Conspiracy Trial … Some Face 20 Years

CHRISTIANSTED – Following an eight-week re-trial, a St. Croix federal jury convicted six men of cocaine conspiracy and drug distribution charges, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said today. Sergio Quinones-Davila, 43, of Orlando, Fla., Jose Hodge, 38, of St. Croix, and Omi Guitierrez-Calderon, 38, Anibal Vega-Arizmendi, 28, Jean Carlos Vega-Arizmendi, 26, Jesus Burgos-Montanez, 31, all […]

California Man Given 75 Days In Prison For Bringing 4.4 Pounds of Marijuana To St. Thomas

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A California man was given about 75 days in prison by a federal court today for admitting to having 4.4 pounds of marijuana. Kelley Hansen, 28, was sentenced to two and a half months incarceration for possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. […]

SCHANFARBER: Meeting Tried To Recreate Separate Election Districts, By Calling Them ‘Committees’

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — V.I. Board of Elections member Robert “Max” Schanfarber, R-Thomas, sent the following correspondence to fellow members and Supervisor of Elections Caroline Fawkes in response to the creation of district committees under the Board of Elections at today’s meeting: “Upon examination, I want to clarify that I am opposed to the […]

St. Thomas Democrats Block Access To Elections Board Meeting From Republicans On St. Croix

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Not only did Arturo Watlington call an illegitimate and illegal Board of Elections meeting in which to nobody’s surprise he was elected chairman, but games were played to keep Minority Caucus Leader Jevon O.A. Williams from participating, voting and objecting to irregularities. The conferencing connection used by Williams, R-St. Croix, […]

VIPD: St. Croix’s Delroy Tonge Arrested For Alleged Assault of Woman Late Thursday Night

ARRESTED ON ST. CROIX: Delroy Tonge, 49 years old. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was arrested on domestic violence-related charges late Thursday night. Delroy Tonge, 49, was arrested about 10:30 p.m. Thursday after a woman told police that he assaulted her earlier that day, the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said. On Thursday […]