Tag: VIPD Traffic Investigation Bureau

Postal Worker Charged With Homicide in Traffic Death

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A U.S. Postal worker was arrested Wednesday for allegedly backing over a woman in St. Thomas and then driving over the fallen senior citizen again. Abagail Henry, 50, was charged with negligent homicide and negligent driving, the Virgin Islands Police Department said After an investigation by the Traffic Investigation Bureau, it was revealed […]

Unlicensed, Unregistered Driver Did Not Brake Vehicle Before Striking, Killing Stocking Clerk

FREDERIKSTED — An unlicensed St. Croix driver told police he did not brake before striking and killing a part-time stocking clerk as he was crossing the Queen Mary Highway two days ago. Oluwole Flores Jr. was driving an uninsured and unregistered vehicle with an expired license when he fatally struck 56-year-old Randall “Randy” Marshall, according […]

Pedestrian Killed By Motorist Near Freedom City Service Station Monday Evening

FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was struck and killed by a driver at a busy intersection without a stoplight in Estate Concordia on Monday evening, eyewitnesses said. The Virgin Islands Police Department has not responded to a request for comment more than 24 hours after the death of the man who worked part-time at […]

Woman Trying To Exit Wrecked SUV Is Crushed To Death After It Falls On Her

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — When trying to crawl out of the wreckage of her crossover SUV after a two-car accident this morning, the mini van shifted slightly and fell back on top of the injured driver — killing her, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to an auto collision in Estate Nadir at […]

Return Of Cruise Ships Means Motorists Can’t Park At Taxi Stands Any More: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Commander of the Virgin Islands Police Department Traffic Investigation Bureau Lieutenant Lionel Bess — St. Thomas/St. John District — is advising the motoring public that non-taxi parking will be discontinued at designated taxi stands and enforcement restrictions strictly enforced, as cruise ship arrivals have now resumed. “The Department had recently been lenient […]

Police Crack Down On Traffic Violators As Part Of ‘No Excuses’ Initiative: VIPD

CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department stepped up its enforcement of traffic regulations on the road near Sunny Isle Shopping Center on St. Croix this week. Police were looking for drivers who violate the law, including those not wearing their seat belts, speeding, driving while intoxicated and failing to have proper safety seats for […]

Driver In Brookman Road Hit-and-Run Crash Turn Himself In: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The driver in a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian in St. Thomas on Sunday night has turned himself in, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Rafael A. Ledesma German, 31, of Nye Nordsidevej, surrendered to officers with the Traffic Investigation Bureau about 3:25 p.m. today, according to the VIPD. “He admitted […]

Boat Captain Dies After Motorcycle Crashes Into Car Rounding Corner Near Garden Center In Adrian

CRUZ BAY — A St. John boat captain who just got married six months ago died in a motorcycle accident on Tuesday evening. Ceneca E. “Drumie” Lindo, 36, of Estate Enighed died after the motorcycle he was driving crashed into a car in Estate Adrian just before 6:55 p.m. Tuesday, the Virgin islands Police Department […]

Slack Enforcement Of Traffic Regulations Ends February 1, VIPD Says On Twitter

FREDERIKSTED — Starting next month, police are promising “increased traffic enforcement” for the motoring public in the territory. There will be increased traffic enforcement beginning February 1, 2021, please bring your vehicle into compliance before then,” the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Violators WILL be cited. NO EXCEPTIONS!” If you live on St. Croix, you […]

30-Year-Old St. Croix Driver Crashes Honda Sedan Into A Tree Near St. Croix Educational Complex

KINGSHILL — A St. Croix driver barreling down the Queen Mary Highway at a high rate of speed lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a tree early Sunday morning. The unnamed driver required treatment for his injuries at the hospital. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched Traffic Investigation Bureau officers to the Queen […]