FREDERIKSTED – The Virgin Islands Police Department said Tuesday that it had rounded up five men in different parts of St. Croix on illegal weapons possession charges. Among the weapons recovered were a machine gun and a Glock handgun, believed to have been stolen from the residence of a police officer a few
CRUZ BAY — A Texas man who allegedly fled to the British Virgin Islands to avoid sexual assault charges in Colorado had his day in an Aspen courtroom Friday. Peter Duane Watkins, 40, is accused of brutally raping a 65-year-old Aspen, Colo. hotel employee in the spring. He was arrested by
NEWARK –A New Jersey man was indicted Friday for allegedly using his aircraft parts brokering company in a 19-year conspiracy to launder scrapped and rejected jet engine parts, authorities said. Gideon Vaisman, 75, is also accused of filing false tax returns to avoid paying taxes related to his business, U.S.
Two people were shot on St. Croix in separate incidents Saturday and a hostage situation was reported as part of a home invasion in Estate Strawberry Friday, according to police. The first incident of a shooting was reported on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at roughly 3:53a.m., the 911 Emergency Call
The videos on social media show five burly police officers and one man on the ground in a stranglehold. Mitch Henriquez, a black man from Aruba, died soon afterwards and three nights of rioting ensued in an immigrant quarter in The Hague. Was his skin colour a factor? THE
SAN JUAN — A former Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employee has been sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison for transporting a minor with the intent to engage in criminal sexual conduct. This sentencing follows an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations
PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — On Sunday afternoon, June 28th, around 4:30, a major fight took place at a residence on Middle Region Road. The parties involved were severely under the influence of alcohol. During the fight a 23-year old man was stabbed in his eye with a sharp object.
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – A man charged with operating an illegal online poker site that accepted the digital currency bitcoin has pleaded guilty. The Las Vegas Sun reports (http://bit.ly/1RheeJV) 36-year-old Bryan Micon will not be sentenced to any jail time as part of the plea he entered Monday morning in
An investigation was underway recently in Trinidad and Tobago over allegations that marijuana was found two years ago in the home of the island nation’s prime minister, according to a new report. Five grams of “a ‘plant like material’ resembling that of marijuana” was found in the private residence of
Five Dutch police officers have been suspended from their duties after a man from the Caribbean island of Aruba died of suffocation following his arrest at a music festival, prosecutors said Wednesday. The death of Mitch Henriquez, 42, who was on holiday visiting relatives in the Netherlands, on Sunday sparked