Category: Crime News

STAY VIGILANT! Hurricane Jose Forecast To Bring Tropical Storm Force Winds to Hard Hit St. Thomas, St. John and Tortola Today

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Hurricane Jose is building up to unleash devastating hurricane winds later today. Here are the latest NOAA storm track updates and path maps as the storm heads for the territory and is likely to affect St. Thomas and St. John the worst with tropical storm force winds. Jose is en […]

Dangerous Hurricane Irma Mash’ Up St. Thomas and St. John On Wednesday, Four People Reported Dead, St. Thomas Hospital Evacuated By U.S. Navy

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Hurricane Irma steamrolled through St. Thomas, St. John, the BVI and Puerto Rico, leaving at least 12 people dead in the region. In St. Thomas people were praying that their roofs hold up through the storm. The Roy L. Schneider Medical Center & Hospital had the windows on its two top […]

VIPD Asks For Your Help To Find Missing Cruise Ship Passenger Regina Gilliam On St. Thomas

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are asking for your assistance to help them find a missing cruise ship passenger. Regina Gilliam, 26, was not on board the Carnival Splendor when it left the West India Company Ltd. dock at Havensight about 8:19 p.m. on Thursday. Gilliam, who stands about 5’4″ tall and weighs about […]

VIPD: Two St. Croix Men Allegedly Threaten 13-Year-Old Girl And Her Family For Jewelry

ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTED EXTORTION ON ST. CROIX: Alexis Rivera, 24. [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — Two St. Croix men were taken into police custody after a 13-year-old girl told them that they had threatened to hurt her and her family if she did not turn over her jewelry. Police said that Alexis Rivera, 24, and Dian […]

VIPD Detective Moses President Suing Police, VITEMA, Government, Fellow Officers And 911 Operator Over Being Shot In The Back At Frontline Bar In Late May

SHOT IN SPINE: Moses President [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — A Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) detective has filed a federal lawsuit against the department after he was shot in the spine by a fellow officer while responding to a disturbance on St. Croix, according to court documents. Police detective Moses President filed the lawsuit in […]

Twenty-Two Year-Old St. Thomas Man Becomes The 43rd Homicide Victim In The Territory … VIPD Says That They Have No Suspects

PHOTO COURTESY: VIPD [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man died after suffering multiple gunshot wounds about the body in the Tutu High Rise housing community, also known as Ras Valley, Police Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr. confirmed early Thursday. Police were dispatched to the Tutu Hi-Rise apartments about 3:30 a.m. on Thursday when […]

Atlanta’s Makimba Barry Pleads Guilty To Trying To Smuggle 330 Pounds of Cocaine Thru Cyril E. King Airport

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Georgia native admitted in federal court today that he was trying to move as much as 330 pounds of cocaine in St. Thomas. Makimba Barry, 41, of Atlanta, Ga., pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez to conspiring to possess with intent to distribute not less […]

St. Thomas Man Walking In Savan Says He Didn’t Notice Right Away That He Was Shot In The Butt

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man walking near Savan on Wednesday afternoon told police that it took him a couple of seconds to realize that he had been shot in the butt. On Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at about 2:53 p.m.a gunshot victim showed up at the Schneider Regional Medical Center Emergency Room.  Upon officers arrival to the emergency room ,contact was made […]

Manhunt For Wanted Accused Murderer Samuel ‘Ghost’ Roberts Ends After Five Months As Police Pursued Burglary Lead

IN CUSTODY: Samuel “Ghost” Roberts is escorted by an unidentified police officer on St. Croix on Tuesday. [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — Police on St. Croix “accidentally” captured wanted murder suspect Samuel “Ghost” Roberts on Tuesday while doing a routine burglary investigation in Estate Paradise. Roberts has been actively sought by police for five months — […]

St. Croix Man Dasha Graham Pleads Guilty In Federal Court To Trying To Distribute Marijuana In The Territory

GUILTY PLEA: Dasha Graham of St. Croix CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man admitted in federal court on Wednesday that he had marijuana and intended to sell it. Dasha Graham, 22, of the Candido Guadelupe housing community pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge George W. Cannon, Jr., to possession with intent to distribute marijuana, Acting […]