Tag: VIPD Special Operations Bureau (SOB)

Marijuana Smell Allows Cops to Search Car In Traffic Stop; 1 Arrested On Gun, Drug Charge

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A “strong odor of marijuana” gave police probable cause to search a vehicle in St. Thomas on Friday night, leading to the arrest of one man on an illegal gun charge. Aaron Christopher, 44, of Charlotte Amalie, was arrested and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm, possession of stolen property, possession of […]

Suspect Arrested For String of Robberies, Carjacking, After CIB Investigation: VIPD

KINGSHILL — A task force comprised of officers with the Criminal Investigation Bureau and Special Operation Bureau executed a search and arrest warrant on Isaac Frontal at his residence in Barren Spot at 5:00 a.m. today.  A police investigation revealed that Frontal was involved in a series of robberies that occurred on July 31, 2021, including of […]

2 Males Wearing Wendy’s Uniforms Hold Up Man At Gunpoint, Beat Him and Then Steal His Car: VIPD

CHRISTIANSTED — Two males wearing fast food worker uniforms — and no masks — held up a man as he was eating in his car, beat him and then stole his vehicle at gunpoint, authorities said. The 911 Call Center dispatched officers to a robbery that occurred in the vicinity of Kiki’s Automotive, Estate Diamond Ruby […]

ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE: Man Blazing Marijuana While Speeding Gives Cops Probable Cause To Search His Vehicle

CHRISTIANSTED— A St. Croix man smoking marijuana and driving at a high rate of speed in Christiansted town quickly got the attention of police on Thursday night. Officers with the Special Operations Bureau (SOB) conducted a traffic stop on a 2015 Black Toyota Corolla at 10:45 p.m. Thursday on King Street in Christiansted, the Virgin Islands […]

Motorist Approached For Traffic Stop In Bolongo Bay Tries To Run Over Cop: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St Thomas man who police tried to stop for a traffic stop was arrested on reckless endangerment charges this weekend, authorities said. Akeel Lashawn Owens, 29, of Estate Tutu, was arrested and charged with reckless endangerment among other charges, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The VIPD’s Special Operations Unit (SOB) […]

Paradise Man Who Gun-Butted Girlfriend, Threw Her Into Wall Arrested In Bar: VIPD

FREDERIKSTED — The VIPD’s Special Operations Bureau found a man in a Grove Place bar who was accused of gun-butting his girlfriend and then throwing her into a wall at a housing project, authorities said. Jamie Flemming, 29, of Louis E. Brown Villas, was arrested at 4:02 p.m. Saturday and charged with possession of a […]

Mon Bijou Man Arrested After Routine Traffic Stop Nets Gun, Drugs, Fixings

FREDERIKSTED — A special police unit conducting a routine traffic stop of a motorist discovered that the driver had a gun, drugs and drug paraphernalia in his vehicle on Friday night. Kaheem Roberts, 37, of Mon Bijou, was arrested at 7:13 p.m. Friday and charged with carrying a firearms openly or concealed, possession or sale […]

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 […]

Man Arrested On Illegal Gun Charge After SOB Sees Him Smoking Pot On Boardwalk

CHRISTIANSTED — Police on patrol noticed three men smoking marijuana near the Christiansted boardwalk and arrested one of them on an illegal gun charge Friday night, authorities said. Shomari J. Ferrance, 28, of no fixed address, was arrested at 9:48 p.m. and charged with carrying a firearm openly or concealed, the Virgin Islands Police Department […]

Carlton Man Arrested On Illegal Gun Charge After Traffic Stop In Golden Rock

CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who was driving without a license plate on his vehicle was arrested on an illegal gun charge after a traffic stop on Friday afternoon, authorities said. Jaime “DaFoxx” St. Omer, 33, of Estate Carlton, was arrested at 4:24 p.m. Friday and charged with carrying a firearm openly or concealed, […]