Tag: Superior Court of the Virgin Islands

St. Thomas Man Who Tried To Set Himself On Fire, Stole Cell Phone Is Arrested: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested and ordered to undergo a mental health examination after police said he attempted to set himself on fire one night and stole a man’s cellphone the next. Katonio Peets, 49, was arrested Tuesday and charged with grand larceny and third-degree robbery, the Virgin Islands Police Department […]

2 St. Croix Men Charged In Shooting Of Man At Marley Homes In December 2020

FREDERIKSTED — Two St. Croix men were arrested at separate times Friday afternoon in connection to a non-fatal shooting at Marley Homes late last year, authorities said. Charles Frazer Jr., 26, of Campo Rico, was arrested at 12:56 p.m. Friday and Ian Benjamin Jr., 19, of Queen Street, Frederiksted, was arrested at 4:51 p.m. Friday […]

EGG NOG COPS PLEA TO KILLING CHOCO! Tulipan Welcome Man Finally Fesses Up, Faces 15 Years In Prison

KINGSHILL — The man charged in the 2019 homicide of Carlos Enrique “Choco” Diaz on St. Croix has entered a plea agreement with prosecutors, according to court records. Edward “Eggnog” Paul, 44, was arrested at his Estate Tulipan Welcome home a few days after Diaz was shot to death on June 15, 2019. Police said […]

St. Thomas Man Arrested For Stalking Woman With Protective Order From Him

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man under a court order to stay home was spotted on two occasions following the woman he was supposed to be keeping away from, authorities said. Darrell Thomas, 50, of Anna’s Retreat, was arrested at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and charged with contempt of court-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police […]

3 Men Accused Of Embezzling Millions Could Still Face Charges, Court Rules

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by former Bureau of Motor Vehicles Director Jerris Browne, leaving the door open for prosecutors to refile criminal charges against him, as first reported in the V.I. Daily News. Browne was one of three men accused in June 2017 of embezzling millions of […]

Man Who Violated Restraining Order To Punch Girlfriend In Face 4 Times Arrested

KINGSHILL — A St. Croix man already facing domestic violence charges was arrested again after police said he assaulted the same victim in violation of a protective order. Esteban Diaz Jr. was arrested Tuesday and charged with four crimes of domestic violence — first-degree burglary, second-degree assault, aggravated assault and battery, and simple assault and battery, […]

Dominica Woman Steals Car and Lights It On Fire After Beach Date Ends Badly: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Dominica native arrested for assault in December has been arrested for stealing a car and setting it on fire after a beach date ended badly, authorities said Aretha Defoe, 53, of Anna’s Retreat, was arrested at 2 a.m. Wednesday and charged with second-degree arson, destruction of property, unauthorized use of a […]

Judge Orders Tourist To Fly Home As Punishment For Drunken Assault On Woman

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Superior Court judge ordered a Chicago tourist to fly back home as punishment after a brutal drunken assault of a woman celebrating her birthday in Peterborg, authorities said. The tourist, a truck driver from Illinois, was charged with domestic violence assault and subsequently tested positive for COVID-19, so he was ordered […]

Man Crawled Through Kitchen Window To Beat Woman With Protective Order: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man arrested earlier this month for assaulting a woman on St. Thomas was arrested again Wednesday after police say he ignored his court-ordered curfew and a restraining order when he broke into the victim’s home, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Ted Nathan, 31, of Estate Bovoni, was already awaiting trial […]

Williams Delight Man Arrested For Allegedly Using Senior’s Credit Card: VIPD

FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man is facing numerous charges after police said he targeted a senior citizen in order to make illicit purchases with their credit card without permission. Jeffrey Jones, 38, of Williams Delight, was arrested at 5:51 p.m. Wednesday and charged with obtaining money by false pretense, grand larceny and aggravated identity […]