KINGSHILL — A St. Croix man wanted on a fugitive warrant in Florida for giving a child an STD was arrested by VIDOJ agents this morning, authorities said. Jose Angel Garcia, 36, of Calquohoun, was arrested at 8:15 a.m. today and charged with being a fugitive from Justice in the
KINGSHILL — The 911 Emergency Call Centers in the St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John districts was experiencing service interruptions on Wednesday. Residents unable to reach 911 are asked to please contact the VIPD directly at the following numbers: St. Thomas: (340) 774-2211, St. Croix: (340) 778-2211, and St.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating an armed robbery-carjacking that began when the perpetrators purposely crashed into the victims’ car on Veteran’s Drive just after midnight on Monday, authorities said. The victims reported they came to a stop at the traffic light near Vendor’s Plaza just before 12:29 a.m. Monday,
FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections said it first learned that an inmate at the John Bell Adult Correctional Facility tested positive for COVID-19 at 3:50 p.m. Tuesday. The disease first presented in the inmate as mild flu-like symptoms. It was the first confirmed case of the novel
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two Viequensians taking $100,000 cash to St. Thomas on a boat not using operational lights were arrested Monday and charged with smuggling. Julius Alvarez-Gonzalez, 31, and Jimmy Yovanny Garcia-Quinonez ,22, of Vieques, Puerto Rico, were arrested on criminal charges related to their alleged involvement in concealing or
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A male nurse with no criminal history is facing significant prison time after police say they found illegal guns in his apartment at Oswald Harris Court, as first reported in the Daily News. E’Jaiey Grant, 24, of Charlotte Amalie, was arrested Friday and charged with possession of
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating an armed robbery at the shopping mall next to the WICO dock just before midnight on Friday, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police officers to the Havensight Mall at 11:43 p.m. Friday to investigate an armed robbery, the Virgin Islands Police
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested after federal authorities found 4,4 pounds of marijuana stashed in his luggage. Allany Peterson-Mendez, 25, of St. Thomas, was arrested on Friday at the Cyril E. King Airport on criminal charges related to his alleged possession of marijuana with intent to
CHRISTIANSTED — The ringleader of a mother-and-daughter tax fraud scheme was given two more months in prison than her daughter by a federal judge. Patricia Henry, 52, was sentenced Friday to ten months in prison by U.S. District Court Judge Wilma Lewis on one count of conspiracy to defraud the
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police Commissioner Nominee Ray A. Martinez announced the appointment of Police Lieutenant Clayton Brown as Deputy Chief of Police for the island of St. John, and Vivianne P. Newton as Director of the Internal Affairs and Applicant Screening Bureau, effective July 21. Brown, a resident of St.