Tag: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Justice (VIDOJ)

Sneaky St. Thomian Cold-Cocks Man From Behind With A Wrench: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man with a history of violence was arrested after police say he attacked a man from behind with a wrench. Maxwell Peters, 56, was arrested Friday and charged with third-degree assault. Unable to post $25,000 bail, he was jailed until his advice-of-rights hearing in Superior Court on Monday. The incident occurred […]

Florida Man Arrested After Flying Into St. Thomas Airport With 16 Pounds Of Weed

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Florida man was arrested after attempting to fly into Cyril E. King Airport with 16 pounds of marijuana of marijuana, authorities said. Cameron J. Rolle of Belle Glade, Florida, was arrested on Thursday, at the St. Thomas airport after 7.33 kilograms of marijuana was discovered in his checked luggage, Virgin Islands […]

Shopper Shot In Glitter’s Jewelry Store Robbery Dies ‘During Medical Treatment’

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The female shopper who was shot in the chest at Glitter’s Fine Jewelry on December 4 when it was stormed by three armed men has died “while receiving medical treatment,” authorities said today. Gregorianna Julien, 56, “succumbed to her injuries while receiving medical treatment,” the Virgin Islands Police Department said in a […]

Missing Toddler With Her Father In Chicago For Christmas, Police Say

KINGSHILL — A toddler reported missing on St. Croix is with her father in Illinois and not believed to be in danger, and Police Commissioner Ray Martinez said that investigators will continue working with mainland and federal law enforcement partners until the mother’s missing person report is resolved. “We are still classifying it as a […]

Attorney General and Police Commissioner to Hold Joint Press Briefing In St. Thomas

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George and Police Commissioner Ray Martinez will be holding a joint press briefing at 3:30 p.m. today at the Public Finance Authority Conference Room in St. Thomas. Attorney General George and Police Commissioner Martinez will be updating the public on the status of recent cases and on […]

AG: Epstein Used USVI Tax Breaks To Help Fund Child Sex Trafficking Enterprise

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The probate battle over sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s vast, Virgin Islands-based empire ratcheted up Tuesday with a new complaint from Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George, and an emergency motion from the estate’s attorneys to vacate liens George had placed on the more than $600 million in cash and properties Epstein left […]

Inmate At St. Thomas Jail Tests Positive For Tuberculosis On Monday, BOC Says

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One detainee at the Criminal Justice Center on St. Thomas tested positive for Tuberculosis on Monday, the Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections said. As part of BOC’s medical intake and screening process, the one detainee’s test returned positive and was immediately transported to Schneider Regional Medical Center for additional treatment and care. […]

Philadelphia Man Arrested With 10 Assault Rifles At St. Thomas Airport: VIDOJ

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — V.I. Attorney General Denise George announced today the arrest of Jahmir Victor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Virgin Islands Department of Justice (VIDOJ) special agents for multiple firearms charges related to the unlawful importation, sale, failure to declare and register, and the Criminally Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (CICO) as a co-conspirator in an […]

Crucian Security Guard Arrested On Fugitive Child Abuse Charges At Hotel

CHRISTIANSTED — V.I. Attorney General Denise N. George announced that Adan Garza Jr. of St. Croix was arrested this evening at the King Christian Hotel by Special Agents of the Virgin Islands Dept. of Justice (VIDOJ) after the agents were alerted that Garza was a fugitive from justice and wanted out of the State of […]

AG George Revokes Bail For St. Croix Man Accused Of Multiple Crimes: VIDOJ

KINGSHILL — V.I. Attorney General Denise George announced the filing of a motion to revoke the release of 26-year-old Dasha Graham who was arrested while on release for other violent criminal charges. Graham, arrested on November 10, 2021, was advised of his rights today in V.I. Superior Court on St. Croix. He is charged with […]