Category: Crime News

St. Thomas’ Cecil Rouse Gets 15 Years In Prison For Shooting His Wife In The Stomach During An Argument In Anna’s Retreat

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was given 15 years in prison in Superior Court for trying to kill his wife, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Cecil Rouse, 66, of Anna’s Retreat, shot his wife in the abdomen on May 11, 2012. Rouse was convicted on charges of first-degree attempted […]

VIPD Detains North Carolina Man Wayne Williams On Charges That He Grabbed An Underage Girl’s Butt In Front Of Her Parents

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A cruise ship passenger from North Carolina was taken into police custody when the Carnival Magic docked in St. Thomas after authorities said that he molested an underage girl in front of her parents on the ship. Wayne Williams, 37, of Ashville, N.C. was charged with unlawful sexual contact on […]

St. Croix Native Glenroy Smith Jr. Killed In Killeen Texas When A Stray Bullet Goes Through A Wall And Hits Him In The Back

[ad name=”HTML-68″] KILLEEN, Texas — Killeen police said that a St. Croix native died in a Texas hospital after a bullet went through a wall of his home and hit him in the back as he slept early Friday morning. Authorities identified the victim as Glenroy Joseph Smith, Jr., 34. “The preliminary investigation revealed that an […]

St. Croix’s Glenn David and David Armstrong Arrested For Alleged Rape Of 16-Year-Old Drinking Girl At Frangipani Party

ARRESTED FOR RAPE OF AN UNDERAGE GIRL ON ST. CROIX: David Anthony Armstrong, 20. (left) and Glenn Adjani David, 21, (right). David is a heavy equipment operator and Armstrong a UVI student. [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED— Police have arrested two St. Croix men and charged them with the rape of a minor teenage girl at a […]

VIPD: Armed Masked Man Tries To Rob Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort But Is Foiled By Employee Who Fought Him Off

ATTEMPTED ROBBERY AT CARAMBOLA BEACH RESORT ON ST. CROIX [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — Police said that an attempted robbery at the Renaissance Carambola St. Croix Beach Resort was foiled Thursday when a male employee confronted the masked, possibly armed attacker. The incident occurred about 11:41 a.m. when police were sent to the resort in Estate […]

St. Croix’s Zayvon Acoy Arrested After Police Say He Beat, Strangled His Underage Girlfriend Because She Wouldn’t Let Him Check Her Cell Phone Contacts

CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was arrested after police said that he allegedly strangled and beat his underage girlfriend for not letting him look at her cell phone. Zayvon Acoy, 27, was arrested about 12:09 a.m. on Tuesday after the 17-year-old girlfriend’s mother reported that Acoy had attacked her daughter, the Virgin Islands Police […]

St. Thomas Man Calhern George Arrested For Alleged Assault At Tutu Park Mall Earlier This Month

ARRESTED: Calhern George of St. Thomas [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said that a St. Thomas man who allegedly assaulted another person at the Tutu Park Mall earlier this month has been arrested. Calhern George, 37, was taken into custody by police on August 18 about 2:30 p.m., after he was positively identified as the […]

Police Mum On Whether They Will Investigate Two Shootings On St. Croix Starting Friday Afternoon

[ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — Police on St. Croix won’t say if they are investigating two incidents where residents fired gunshots indiscriminately. Each of the incidents occurred on Friday, when a man reported to the Ann Schrader Command police station in Estate La Reine that someone he did not see fired four shots at him in […]

Fire Near The Big Cock Bar & Grill In Stoners Alley Leaves Structure With Smoke, Fire And Water Damage In St. Thomas

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Fire Services personnel assigned to the Hotel Company Fire Station responded to a structural fire at #67 Kronprindsen Gade. When fire personnel arrived on the scene near the Big Cock Bar & Grill in Stoners Alley about 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, they found a one-story wooden structure engulfed […]

Police Say They Need You To Find Red Pickup Truck Stolen From In Front Of A House In Downtown Christiansted

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Police said that they cannot find a red pickup truck that was stolen from in front of a house downtown here and need your help. The truck was stolen from in front of a house on Queen Cross Street while its owner was asleep before 7:45 a.m. on Wednesday. The man […]