Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections (BOC)
Boyfriend Charged With Attempted Murder After Child Hung From Door And Beaten With A Belt, Extension Cord: VIPD
FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man has been charged with attempted murder for brutally assaulting a child, and police say he and the child’s mother tried to hide the life-threatening injuries from investigators by leaving the child alone in a Frederiksted home for nearly a week. The child — whose
FREDERIKSTED — Police attempting to make contact with a suspect were fired upon as they tried to enter a room at the suspect’s house in Campo Rico early this morning, authorities said. No one was injured in the gunfire. Charles Frazer, 26, of Campo Rico, was arrested at 7 a.m.
FREDERIKSTED — Police acting on a search warrant found a cache of illegal ammunition in a St. Croix woman’s home early this morning, authorities said. Rikisha Heywood, 35, of Queen Street, Frederiksted, was arrested at 6:16 a.m. today and charged with possession of ammunition, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.
CANE BAY — VIPD police detectives obtained a search warrant for the vehicle of a person of interest in a murder case and got what they were looking for — illegal possession of ammunition for a firearm, authorities said. Sharif Matthew, 23, of Betsy’s Jewel, was arrested at 7:32 a.m.
KINGSHILL — Two St. Croix men were arrested on illegal gun charges after a routine traffic stop near mid-island on Monday afternoon, authorities said. D’Andre Friday, 20, of Mon Bijou and Rahmeek “OPM” Jackson, 23, of Hermon Hill, were arrested at 3:25 p.m. Monday and charged with unauthorized possession of
FREDERIKSTED — An “emergency” at Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility delayed court this week and a judge chastised Virgin Islands Corrections Bureau staff for failing to present detainees for their advice-of-rights hearings. Because of the pandemic, detainees on St. Croix take part in V.I. Superior Court hearings from a holding
Failed Police Cadet Gets 15 Years In Prison After Feds Snuff Out Murder-For-Hire Scheme Hatched Behind Bars
CHRISTIANSTED — A failed St. Croix police cadet accused of getting a 16-year-old girl pregnant has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after being convicted of a murder-for-hire scheme to kill witnesses against him, authorities said. Delroy Thomas Jr. 30, of Barren Spot, was sentenced to 120 months in
FREDERIKSTED — A homeless man has been arrested by police on rape charges after brutally beating and raping a woman on St. Croix, authorities said. Nicholas Greaves, 26, of no fixed address, was arrested at 9:35 a.m. Tuesday and charged with first-degree rape, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Greaves
Grove Place Man Arrested On Domestic Violence Charges After Allegedly Beating, Strangling Woman: VIPD
FREDERIKSTED — A Grove Place man has been charged with assault after allegedly beating and strangling a St. Croix woman on Monday morning, authorities said. Shakur A.C. Joseph, 23, of Croixville Apartments, was arrested at 6:46 p.m. Monday and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A woman who was caring for an elderly St. Thomas woman allegedly used the senior citizen’s credit card without permission and was arrested, authorities said. Maria Antoinette Rhymer Smith, 56, of Anna’s Retreat, was arrested at 8:30 a.m. Monday and charged with fraudulent use of a credit