Category: Superior Court News

Felon Tells Feds AR-15 Under His Bed Was From Lady Who Told Him He Was ‘Good With His Hands’

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A convicted felon with the building blocks of an AR-15 under his bed told the feds that an “unknown woman” gave him the gun as a present because he is “good with his hands.” Desi Henry, Jr., 29, of St. Thomas, was detained by U.S. Magistrate Ruth Miller following his arrest on […]

17-Year-Old Charged As An Adult With Armed Carjacking, Robbery-Theft 

FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix minor will be tried as an adult for his involvement in an armed carjacking in Two Williams two months ago, authorities said. Nyssiah Charllie Calderon, 17, was arrested at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and charged with first-degree robbery, unauthorized use of vehicle, grand Larceny, first-degree assault, and third-degree assault, the Virgin Islands […]

Nesto Monell Accused Of Hacking To Death Uncle With Machete In His Own Home

CHRISTIANSTED — Nesto Monell, 42, is charged with first-degree murder in the chopping death of his 70-year-old uncle Abraham Ortiz. Ortiz sustained injuries near his home in Constitution Hill on September 14, 2020 that would eventually prove fatal. Monell was returned to the territory from Boston this week. The homicide suspect was fighting extradition from […]

Woman Upset Her Father Was Arrested Is Charged With Aggravated Assault For Spitting On Officer

FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix woman upset with police because her father was arrested — spit on an officer in front of police headquarters — and was arrested herself, according to Superior Court documents. Luisa Navarro, of St. Croix, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and battery and disturbance of the peace, the Virgin […]

Cleaning Woman Sliced With Box Cutter By Auntie

SUNNY ISLE — A woman cleaning the floor at her grandmother’s house in Queen’s Quarter was cut with a box cutter during a domestic dispute this week, authorities said. Valencia M. Hazelwood, 55, of Mary’s Fancy, was arrested at 10 p.m. Tuesday and charged with first-degree assault-domestic violence, third-degree assault-domestic violence, simple assault-domestic violence, carrying […]

Man Charged With Stealing Cell Phone, Violating Restraining Order At Agrifest

KINGSHILL — A St. Croix man was arrested after police said he stole a woman’s cell phone and violated a restraining order, according to documents filed in the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands. Jovon Joseph was arrested and charged with contempt of court-domestic violence, the VIPD’s probable cause fact sheet states. He was held […]

Florida Man Who Beat Woman In St. Thomas Hotel Room Found Guilty Of Assault

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Florida man was found guilty of assault after holding a woman hostage and brutally beating her in a room at Sapphire Beach Resort in 2020, authorities said. Devindra Jaglal, 39, was found guilty of second degree assault and simple assault on May 26th by a Superior Court jury in St. Thomas, […]

Man Winning At ‘1-Armed Bandits’ Is Robbed of $2,000 By 2-Armed Bandit: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A woman is accused of cashing out up to $2,000 from Video Lottery Terminals (VLTs) after a man abandoned his Mandela Circle-area slot machines to take an “important” phone call. Isheba L. James, 41, of St. Thomas, was arrested Tuesday and charged with grand larceny, petit larceny and appropriating lost property, the […]

VIDOJ Agents Arrest St. Croix Man For Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

KINGSHILL — A registered sex offender was arrested on St. Croix for failing to tell local authorities where he was living currently. Carl Nicholas Decicco, 37, of Bethlehem Village, was arrested Tuesday for failure to comply with registration requirements for sex offenders in the territory, Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George said. Decicco was taken […]

18-Year-Old Arrested for Discharging Machine Gun In St. Thomas: VIPD 

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Ja’Haile “Pitch” Clendenin was taken into custody pursuant to an arrest warrant issued by the Magistrate Division of the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands on Friday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Investigation revealed that Clendenin was in possession of a machine gun and Illegally Discharging it in the area Altona and Welgunst […]