Tag: Superior Court of the Virgin Islands

Refinery Worker Who Raped Woman On Christiansted Boardwalk New Year’s Day Captured In Louisiana: VIPD

CHRISTIANSTED — A Louisiana man is under arrest a year after a woman reported he had raped her on the Christiansted boardwalk on New Year’s Day 2020, according to Superior Court records. Jason L. Ribardi, of Abbeville, La., was extradited back to St. Croix to face criminal charges, including two counts of first-degree rape and […]

Habitual Offender, Terrell ‘Inches’ Johnson, Being Sought By Police On Domestic Violence Charge

CHRISTIANSTED — Police are looking for a 25-year-old St. Croix man wanted for questioning in a domestic violence incident. Terrell “Inches” Johnson of Queen Street, Christiansted, is being sought by the Criminal Investigation Bureau’s Domestic Violence Unit on St. Croix, the Virgin islands Police Department said. “Anyone who knows Johnson’s whereabouts is urged to call […]

Whim Man Arrested On Drug Trafficking Charges After Routine Traffic Stop: VIPD

FREDERIKSTED — A routine traffic stop Wednesday afternoon gave a 24-year-old Whim man a court date on drug trafficking charges, authorities said. John Prince, Jr., of St. Croix, was arrested at 12:27 p.m. Wednesday and charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia, as well as traffic […]

50 Cent’s Stalker, A Flouter Of COVID-19 Protocols In Hawaii, Detained At Cyril E. King Airport

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A former standup comedian who once appeared on MTV with Nick Cannon and Snoop Dogg was arrested while trying to board a commercial aircraft on St. Thomas. Aarona Browning-Lopez, 37, of New York, was charged with being a fugitive from justice and was taken into custody pursuant to a warrant from the […]

VIPD Training Academy Graduates 16 New Peace Officers On St. Thomas

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department Training Academy held commencement exercises for 16 new peace officers at Lockhart Elementary School in St. Thomas on Wednesday. These peace officers completed nine months of virtual and in-person law enforcement training, and will go on to work at the Virgin Islands Police Department, Virgin Islands Port […]

St. Croix Superior Court Gets $1.5 Million To Repair Hurricane Maria Damage

KINGSHILL — The Office of Disaster Recovery said that the Judiciary of the Virgin Islands has received an obligation of $1,486,421 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Public Assistance Program. These funds will cover renovations and the cost to replace the contents for multiple facets of the district’s operations, including both courthouses, vehicles, and the […]

AG: VING Airman Raped 17-Year-Old Girl At La Grande Princesse House Party

KINGSHILL — V.I. Attorney General Denise George said that formal charges have been filed against 23-year-old Aaron Henry for the rape of a 17-year-old minor. Virgin Islands Police Department officers arrested Henry on Thursday based on a bench warrant issued by the V.I. Superior Court. On August 28, 2020 the Office of the Attorney General […]

Champs Sports Sales Associate Charged With Rape In Arrest Warrant: VIPD

FREDERIKSTED — Police arrested a St. Croix man based on a Superior Court warrant on rape charges Thursday afternoon, authorities said. Aaron “The Giant” Henry, 23, of Stony Ground, was arrested at 5:55 p.m. Thursday and charged with first-degree rape, first-degree assault, second-degree aggravated rape and first-degree unlawful sexual contact, the Virgin Islands Police Department […]

Former V.I. Superior Court Judge Appointed U.S. Immigration Judge By Barr

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A former Superior Court of the Virgin Islands judge and federal prosecutor for the territory has been appointed an immigration judge under the U.S. Department of Justice. Judge Denise Hinds Roach of St. Croix was appointed as an immigration judge in June by U.S. Attorney General William Barr, according to a statement […]

Pit Bull Owner Arrested On Superior Court Warrant After Dogs Attacked Old Man

FREDERIKSTED — A Clifton Hill man was arrested on Wednesday after seven pit bulls he allegedly owned viciously attacked an elderly neighbor, forcing him to get emergency medical treatment off island, authorities said. Elson A. Jones, 47, was arrested at 6:20 a.m. Wednesday and charged with first-degree reckless endangerment, registration, confinement and confiscation of dangerous […]