Tag: United States Marshals Service (USMS)

Ohio Man Who Plied 16-Year-Old With Drinks, Then Raped Her Close To Christmas, Arrested in Puerto Rico

ARECIBO — An Ohio man accused of raping a 16-year-old girl was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Puerto Rico Thursday afternoon. Juan David Perez, 45, had been wanted by the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office since May 20 for several counts of rape and sexual battery. Perez is accused of raping the girl at an Austintown, Ohio […]

St. John Resident Who Traveled To New Orleans To Have Sex With Underage Girl Twice Arrested By Feds, VIPD

CRUZ BAY — A St. John resident who allegedly went to Louisiana to have sex with an underage girl twice was extradited and booked into St. Tammany Parish jail today on charges of rape and sexual assault of a minor, according to Louisiana State Police. Joseph William Haidler, 27, of Pine Peace, St. John traveled to […]

Florida Resident Faces Extradition to Sint Maarten On Murder Charges, U.S. Attorney Says

ORLANDO — Dutch authorities are working with U.S. officials to extradite a Florida man who they say shot two people on Sint Maarten, injuring one and killing another, according to a motion filed by U.S. District Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez. According to the motion, Sint Maarten authorities were called to the Andrew Canes Apartments of […]

WANTED BY VIPD, FEDS: Jimmy Davis For Alleged Rape Of 15-Year-Old Girl

FREDERIKSTED — The VIPD needs your help to find Jimmy Davis on St. Croix. Davis is a suspect in the forcible rape of a 15-year-old minor that occurred on Friday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “There is also a federal warrant for his arrest for violation of supervised release,” VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said. […]

Sex Offender Arrested In St. Thomas In Connection To Alaska Murder Case

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A convicted sex offender Alaska police have identified as a suspect in a homicide at a hotel in Anchorage has been arrested in St. Thomas nearly two months after the crime, authorities said. Brant Marshall, 40, of Anchorage, who is known to acquaintances as “Joey Snow” and “Snowy,” is wanted on second-degree […]

September Stabbing, Disfigurement Was Caught On Surveillance Video: Suspect Arrested On Friday

CRUZ BAY — A joint task force of local and federal officers arrested a man on St. John because he allegedly stabbed someone and disfigured them three months ago — and it was all captured on surveillance video, authorities said. Virgin Islands Police Department officers along with the U.S. Marshals Service, U.S. Customs and Border […]

U.S. Marshals And VIPD Nab Dominica Native After Trying To Stop ‘Heavily-Tinted’ Red Jeep Sunday

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Dominica native was arrested hiding in a gut at a housing project after first leading federal and local law enforcement authorities on a vehicular chase that ended with the suspects firing shots at officers. Some suspects remain at large after the incident. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers of the Crime […]

Peeping Tom From Ohio Could Get 10 Years Hard Time After Guilty Plea

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A convicted peeping Tom from Ohio admitted in federal court that he failed to register as a sex offender when he got here. Jeffrey Cole, 57, of St. Thomas, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court before Judge Curtis Gomez to failing to register as a sex offender. According to court records, Cole […]

St. Croix Bartender Gets 1.5 Years In Prison For Bringing 10 Pounds of Marijuana On American Airlines Flight

CHRISTIANSTED – A well-known St. Croix bartender was given 1.5 years in prison Thursday by a federal judge for bringing about 10 pounds of marijuana on a commercial flight. Gibbs Bully, 52, of Christiansted, was sentenced in U.S. District Count on one count of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. […]

Grand Jury Hands Down Indictment Against Ohio ‘Peeping Tom’ Who Failed To Register As A Sex Offender

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal Grand Jury handed down an indictment six days ago against a St. Thomas resident who failed to register as a sex offender here. Jeffrey Cole, 57, of Ohio was indicted by a federal Grand Jury on February 21, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. Cole appeared in court today before […]