Tag: Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections (BOC)

St. Croix Man, Already Sitting In Jail, Arrested For Passing Bad Checks: VIPD

CHRISTIANSTED — Detectives from the Virgin Islands Police Department Economic Crimes Unit arrested 26-year-old Akeem Stanley about 11:53 a.m. Thursday on charges related to passing bad checks. Stantley was being detained at the Bureau Corrections for an unrelated matter and was arrested on a bench warrant for forgery, obtaining money by false pretenses, grand larceny, […]

Kennedy Man Arrested In November Murder of Jeremie Ed St. Rose: VIPD

CHRISTIANSTED — Police arrested an Estate Richmond man this morning and charged him with the murder of a St. Croix man last month. Augustus A. “Gus” Martin, 19, of John F. Kennedy Terrace was arrested about 10:45 a.m. today and charged with first-degree murder, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Martin was arrested on a […]

Homeless Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Tools From Parked Vehicle: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A homeless man was arrested by police detectives on St. Thomas after he allegedly stole tools out of a parked vehicle in Subbase this weekend — the crime was captured on surveillance video, authorities said. Jon Strain, 53, of no fixed address was arrested about 2 p.m. on Friday and charged with grand […]

Woman Allegedly Punched In The Face And Choked By St. Thomas’ Julian Frett: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas woman told police that a man had punched her in the face and choked her in a domestic dispute, authorities said. Julian Frett, 63, was arrested about 9:15 p.m. on Friday and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “The victim in this incident stated […]

Man Driving Car That Reeked Of Marijuana Busted For Drugs, Ammo At Traffic Stop

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man caught in a traffic stop near Hospital Ground was driving a car that reeked of marijuana prompting a police search of the vehicle that found drugs and ammunition, authorities said. Officers assigned to the Virgin Islands Crime Initiative (VICI) arrested Jelani Walters about 9:20 p.m. on December 7 […]

VIPD: Man Takes Cell Phones, Jewelry From People At Gunpoint In St. Thomas

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An armed man was prowling the streets of St. Thomas in the wee hours Saturday looking cell phones and jewelry, authorities said. Teavon Browne, 34, of Anna’s Retreat was arrested about 3:30 a.m. on Saturday and charged with first-degree robbery, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Browne was identified as the person […]

DOUBLE DIPPING! Florida Man Uses Found VIPA Checks As A $93,000 Windfall For Himself And Co-Workers

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Florida man repairing hurricane-damaged property for the Virgin Islands Port Authority in St. Thomas discovered blank marine revenue checks in a filing cabinet and hand-wrote at least $93,000 in checks to himself and co-workers. Alain Rodriguez Rionda, 39, of Miami was arrested on a Superior Court warrant charging him of grand […]

23 Days Skylarking In Puerto Rico After Conviction Costs St. Croix Man An Extra 2.33 Years In Prison

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Croix man who went on a wild shootout near Sunny Isle Shopping Center and once convicted of that escapade, escaped from prison two days later, had an additional 2.33 years in prison tacked on to the time he will have to serve. Nathaniel “Jahreek” Thomas, Jr., 30 of St. Croix, […]

Savan Motorist Refuses To Exit Vehicle After High Speed Chase By Police: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police on St. Thomas attempted to pull a man over for driving fast in a school zone, but he refused to stop. Darren Hodge, 39, of Savan, was arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with reckless endangerment, aggravated assault and battery and assorted traffic violations, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Police said […]

Former Prison Guard Gets Six Months Home Confinement For Selling Drugs At Golden Grove

CHRISTIANSTED – A former Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility guard got a half year of home confinement for dealing drugs in prison. Yasmeen Massicott, 40, of St. Croix was sentenced to three years of supervised release with six months of home confinement, for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert […]