Tag: Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB)

CIB Seeks Person of Interest In Shooting Where Victim Was Driven Over By Car

CHRISTIANSTED — Police need your help tonight to find a person of interest connected to a shooting where the victim was also driven over by a vehicle in Castle Coakley on Saturday night. Geraldo Ojeda, 22, of Caracas, Venezuela, is wanted by the Major Crimes Unit for questioning, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Ojeda […]

Suspect Arrested For String of Robberies, Carjacking, After CIB Investigation: VIPD

KINGSHILL — A task force comprised of officers with the Criminal Investigation Bureau and Special Operation Bureau executed a search and arrest warrant on Isaac Frontal at his residence in Barren Spot at 5:00 a.m. today.  A police investigation revealed that Frontal was involved in a series of robberies that occurred on July 31, 2021, including of […]

Police Investigating After 2 People Shot Driving On Melvin Evans Highway

FREDERIKSTED — Virgin Islands Police are investigating after a couple driving on the Melvin Evans Highway called 911 emergency dispatchers at 11:32 p.m. Saturday to report they had been shot and were driving themselves to the hospital.   The victims stated that they were traveling on Melvin H. Evans Highway near Paradise just before the laundromat in the […]

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 […]

Man Who Raped Underage Girl Arrested As He Lands At Airport

FREDERIKSTED — A man who allegedly raped an underage girl in Carlton last month was arrested when he landed at the St. Croix airport, authorities said. Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Bureau arrested Benjamin Osorio-Torres upon returning to the territory at the Henry Rohlsen Airport at 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. […]

Police Arrest Sion Farm-Area Man On Child Rape Charges Early This Morning: VIPD

CHRISTIANSTED — A Sion Farm-area man was arrested today for the rape of a child last year, authorities said. Kyle M. Stapleton, 34, of Tan Tan Terrace, was arrested at 6:40 a.m. today charged with first-degree aggravated rape, first-degree assault, first-degree unlawful sexual contact, aggravated child abuse & neglect, possession of visual medium depicting sexually […]

VIPD Investigating Shooting Death of 17-Year-Old Male At Good Hope Condominiums

FREDERIKSTED — Police are investigating a 17-year-old boy’s death of a single gunshot wound, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center notified police of a gunshot victim at Good Hope Villas condominiums in Estate Whim at 3:51 p.m. Tuesday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Officers traveled to the area and found a 17-year-old male […]

One Man Dies In Shooting Of Two People At Estate Nadir On Saturday Morning: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two people were shot in St. Thomas late Saturday morning — a man died at the scene and a woman was being treated in the hospital after the shooting, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The shooting took place in Estate Nadir before 11:58 a.m. on Saturday. Neither the man nor the […]

VIPD: Shootout At Harvey Project Kills St. Croix’s Akeem Herbert, Injures Another Man

AFTERMATH OF A SHOOTOUT: Bethlehem Village (Harvey Project) in Estate Profit, St. Croix today. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — About one hour after high noon one St. Croix man was killed and another man injured in a shootout near Harvey Project in Estate Profit this afternoon. Concerned citizens called 911 Emergency Call Center […]

Police Arrest 2 St. Croix Men In Connection With Fatal Shooting At Cane Bay in 2013

FREDERIKSTED — Police arrested two St. Croix men as part of a cold case murder investigation dating back to 2013. Shoy Nixon, 30, and Lester Roberts, 29, were arrested between 12:30 and 1 p.m. Wednesday on an arrest warrant issued by a Superior Court Magistrate of the Virgin Islands and charged with first-degree murder, the […]