Tag: Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections (BOC)

Bovoni Man With Weapon Allegedly Beats Former Girlfriend After Breaking In

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man allegedly broke into his former girlfriend’s residence and beat her while he had a weapon, authorities said. Merwin C. Potter, Jr. of Estate Bovoni turned himself in to detectives of the Domestic Violence Unit, who arrested and charged him with second-degree assault-domestic violence about 7 p.m. on Wednesday, […]

VIPD: St. Thomas Man Pistol Whips Vegetarian Restaurant Patron Just Before Midnight

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man at a Four Winds Plaza vegetarian restaurant thought a man was staring at him and allegedly began beating him with a handgun just before midnight, authorities said. Vincent Wiltshire, Jr., 31, of Estate Lang Math was arrested about 11:56 p.m. Tuesday and charged with third-degree assault, possession of […]

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 […]

VIPD: Abijah Isaac Arrested In Connection To Castle Coakley Shooting Of 3

CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man with a five-year history of being wanted by police has been arrested in connection to a shooting that left three people injured, including a minor, authorities said. Abijah Isaac, 20, of Sion Farm, turned himself in to police about 3:13 p.m. on Tuesday after learning that he was a […]

VIPD: St. Thomas Man Hospitalized After Shooting Outside Market Square Bar

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man has been charged with assault after a shooting outside a Market Square-area bar late Monday afternoon, authorities said. Michael D. Rhymer, 65, of Estate Tutu was arrested at 5:45 p.m. Monday and charged with third-degree assault, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Police detectives were dispatched to the […]

Routine Traffic Stop Nabs St. Thomas Man With Loaded Magazine, Gun In Car

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A routine traffic stop in Sugar Estate netted a St. Thomas man on illegal gun charges Thursday, authorities said. An underage passenger in the car at the time is being held in child protective custody. Ke-ion K.S. Gabriel, 18, of Oswald Harris Court, was arrested about 12:16 p.m. Thursday and charged with […]

VIPD: Suspect Who Allegedly Stabbed Man In Fight Arrested On St. Thomas

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man accused of stabbing another man during a fight downtown on Wednesday evening has been arrested by police, authorities said. Antonio Matos, 25 of Dronnigens Gade, Charlotte Amalie was arrested about 7:43 p.m. and charged with first-degree assault, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. About an hour earlier, officers […]

Detectives Fly To Orlando To Collect St. Croix Woman Who Wrote 2 Bad Checks: VIPD

ORLANDO — Police detectives of the Economic Crimes Unit said they needed to travel to central Florida to personally arrest a St. Croix woman for allegedly kiting two checks totaling $10,000. Bernadette Gordon-Rivera, 36, of Estate Profit, was arrested and extradited on a warrant for drawing and delivering worthless checks, obtaining money by false pretenses, […]

Barren Spot Man Arrested In 2018 Execution-Style Killing At Estate Grove Place: VIPD

FREDERIKSTED — Police detectives from the Major Crime Unit arrested a St. Croix man Tuesday in connection with a 2018 execution-style killing in Estate Grove Place, authorities said. Voshon A. Vallarde, 22, of Barren Spot, was taken into official custody about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday after an arrest warrant was issued for him stemming from the […]

St. Thomas Man Who Spent Nearly 18 Years On The Run Brought Back To Face Justice

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who spent nearly 18 years on the run from the law, was returned to custody in the territory this weekend, authorities said. Reynaldo Rafael Rivera, 46, who was incarcerated on unrelated charges in Atlanta, was placed under arrest about 4:40 p.m. on Saturday pursuant to an arrest warrant […]