Tag: Virgin Islands Police Department IVIPD)

Police Say Investigation Into Death Of Free Diver Off Of Hull Bay Continues: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police have identified the free diver whose body was recovered by the U.S. Coast Guard more than one week ago off of Hull Bay in St. Thomas. Benjamin Rabbaini, 40, was positively identified as the dead man, the Virgin Islands Police Department said, adding that an autopsy will be performed to determine […]

Coast Guard Recovers Body Of Restaurant Worker Who Free Dove Off Of Hull Bay

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Coast Guard air and surface units concluded their search for a missing free diver, who was recovered deceased Monday by the crew of a St. Thomas Rescue vessel near Hull Bay in St. Thomas. The deceased diver is a man, 39, a resident of St. Thomas who worked at a local restaurant.  […]

Passengers Try To Stick-Up Taxicab Driver When He Arrives In Anna’s Retreat: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating after officers were dispatched to Anna’s Retreat to investigate an attempted armed robbery at 12:51 p.m. Wednesday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The victim in this case, a taxicab driver, reported that he received a call for service to pick up passengers in that area, according to the […]

Police Need Your Help To Find 2 Missing Teenagers On St. Thomas: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The VIPD is asking for the St. Thomas community’s assistance in locating 17-year-old Constance Brathwaite Phipps and 16-year-old K’Vante Brathwaite Phipps, who were last seen in Estate Wintberg yesterday, and who were each reported missing by family members. Constance is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 254 pounds. She has brown […]

Police Need Your Help To Find Missing Teenager Solimar Barnes On St. Thomas

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police need your help this evening to find a missing teenager on St. Thomas, authorities said. Solimar Barnes, 15, has been missing for three days, family members told the Virgin Islands Police Department. Barnes stands 5-feet, 8-inches tall and weighs about 100 pounds. She has a light complexion with brown eyes and […]

Police Investigate Double Homicide At Vitraco Mall In St. Thomas Sunday: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating after two “males” were found shot dead in the parking lot of a downtown shopping mall in St. Thomas on Sunday night. The 911 Emergency Call Center reported “multiple shots fired and two males down at Vitraco Mall” at 9:13 p.m. Sunday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Officers […]

Foul Odor Leads Police To Human Remains In Bushes Near Red Hook: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man reported a bad smell coming from the bushes near his east end St. Thomas residence and when police investigated they found a possible decomposed body on Friday afternoon, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call from a concerned citizen who noticed a foul odor near his residence […]

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 […]

MUDDAHS-‘KUNTZ’! Pipe-Hitting Thomian Arrested For May Attack At CEK Airport: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man who allegedly beat a man with a lead pipe at the St. Thomas airport in May was arrested by police early this morning, authorities said. Atnel O. Kuntz, 60, of Anna’s Retreat, was arrested at 7:00 a.m. today and charged with third-degree assault, use of dangerous weapon during the commission […]

St. Thomas Man Who Raped Child At Vessup Beach Arrested Friday: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested after police said he raped a child on the beach, authorities said. Jose Andres Rosario Espinal, age 38 of Estate Bovoni, was arrested at 4:15 p.m. Friday and charged with first-degree aggravated rape, first-degree rape, unlawful sexual contact, aggravated child abuse, child abuse, and obscene and […]