Tag: Estate Smith Bay

Teen Who Kept Rental Car Beyond Due Date, Used It In Smith Bay Burglary, Arrested: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas teenager who kept a rental car past its return date and used it to steal items from a Smith Bay home was arrested by police, authorities said. Officers were dispatched to Smith Bay, St. Thomas after a burglary was reported on Tuesday. Police arrived and interviewed the complainant who […]

Body In Bushes Found Near Red Hook In Smith Bay Now Ruled A Homicide: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department is advising the community that the autopsy performed on the body found in the bushes near a residence in Smith Bay on September 17 has been ruled a homicide. “The identification of the victim is being withheld, pending notification of next of kin,” VIPD spokesman Toby Derima […]

Foul Odor Leads Police To Human Remains In Bushes Near Red Hook: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man reported a bad smell coming from the bushes near his east end St. Thomas residence and when police investigated they found a possible decomposed body on Friday afternoon, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call from a concerned citizen who noticed a foul odor near his residence […]

Smith Bay Woman Who ‘Assaulted’ Husband With A Knife Is Arrested: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas woman who allegedly assaulted her husband with a knife was arrested early this morning, authorities said. Marina Leatham, 61, of Smith Bay, was arrested at 7:08 a.m. today and charged with first-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Leatham was arrested after she assaulted her husband with […]

THE CLARA COOMER COMMENT: A Little Hospitality Is A Long Way Off In Rock City

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas resort that is rated “very good” by TripAdvisor — got panned by a tourist from Missouri who just returned home. Clara Coomer of St. Louis said she stayed at the Sapphire Beach Condominium Resort in Smith Bay recently and found it to be “not near as bad as everyone […]

St. Thomas Man Who Fought Gunman In Smith Bay Dies 4 Days After Shooting: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – One of four men injured during a December 27 shooting in Smith Bay succumbed to his injuries on Thursday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The victim, identified as Delroy Venzen, Jr., 33, died at Schneider Regional Medical Center, four days after he being shot in the abdomen in Smith Bay while […]

VIPD: Sapphire Beach Resort Security Guard Attacked Taxi Driver With Metal Pipe

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said a Sapphire Beach Resort security guard attacked a taxi driver with a metal pipe on St. Thomas Wednesday night. Wilfred Brewer, Jr., 42, of Estate Wintberg was arrested about 11:50 a.m. Thursday and charged with third-degree assault, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Mariel C. Newton Command patrol officers were […]