CHRISTIANSTED — Serial offender Dequan J.J. Forde is appealing his eight-month federal prison sentence for marijuana possession to the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia. Forde, 22, of St. Croix was sentenced on Wednesday to less that one year in prison for marijuana possession with intent to distribute.
CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man is facing a decade in federal prison after pleading guilty to having thousands of images and videos that included depictions of babies subjected to violent sexual acts. Collin Gomes, 26, of Mars Hill, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to possession of child pornography,
FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department wishes to advise the motoring public that parking restrictions will be in effect for the soccer match between D.C. United and the Bermuda Men’s National Team at the Bethlehem Soccer Complex. PARKING RESTRICTIONS Effective Friday November 15 from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.,
CHRISTIANSTED — Acting Juan Luis Hospital Chief Executive Officer Dyma Williams today announced the graduation of hospital-based law enforcement officers Dequan Bondieumaitre and Claudelle Abraham from the Virgin Islands Police Academy on November 4. Officers Dequan Bondieumaitre and Claudelle Abraham are the first hospital-based peace officers in the territory, Williams said.
CHRISTIANSTED — Police have arrested a Trinidad native who left St. Croix after a series of sexual assault-robberies four months ago once he was interviewed by police. Terrance “Josh” Vidale, 34, a resident of Estate Glynn was extradited from Washington, D.C. and arrested about 2:39 p.m. on October 30 on
CHRISTIANSTED — Police are investigating an armed robbery of a discount store that happened in La Grande Princesse on Saturday afternoon. A woman told St. Croix police that “a tall black male with a mask over his head” came in to Super Dollar Store at Five Corners and put a
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man from the Philippines has been charged with threatening injury in order to induce sex from a woman, authorities said. United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert for the District of the Virgin Islands said today that a federal indictment has been handed down charging a Filipino
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Dirty cop Yomont King will avoid prison time as part of a plea bargain arrangement with federal authorities. King, a Virgin Islands Police Department officer, pleaded guilty to two counts of bank fraud, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said today. King, 28, of St. Croix, was charged
All drivers are guilty of getting distracted while on the road every now and then. Unfortunately, being distracted while driving for long distances is known to be one of the leading causes of accidents on the roads. A lot of experienced drivers get a bit too comfortable behind the wheel,
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two Pennsylvania women were handed sentences of 5.2 years and 6.4 years for a crack cocaine conviction in federal court. Ngoc Nguyen, 22, and Fendi Brooks, 26, both from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, were sentenced Thursday for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of