Tag: Virgin Islands Police Department IVIPD)

Homeless Man Captured On Video Stealing From Fabric Store Is Arrested: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A homeless man was arrested Saturday night and charged with breaking into a fabric store in downtown, authorities said. David Schaffner, 38, of no fixed address, was arrested at 9:38 p.m. Saturday and charged with third-degree burglary, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Schaffner allegedly burglarized of Island Linen Department Store, located […]

Woman Says Man Fired Shots At Her On F’sted Waterfront, Then Stole Her Car

FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix woman told police she was walking back to her car on the west end waterfront Monday night when an armed man fired shots at her — and then stole her vehicle. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to Strand Street, Frederiksted to investigate a robbery at 9:33 p.m. Monday, […]

Police Find Body Of Man With Gunshot Wound In Road At Campo Rico Today

FREDERIKSTED — Police are investigating the discovery of a man found shot to death at the side of the road in Campo Rico early this morning. Lionel Hendricks, 31, of Adventure Hill, was positively identified by family members as the gunshot victim, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Police officers on patrol discovered the lifeless […]

Mon Bijou Man Refuses To Allow Police To Search His Car After Traffic Stop … So Cops Get A Warrant, Search It, Find A Gun: VIPD

KINGSHILL — A St. Croix man who refused to allow police to search his vehicle after a traffic stop. but police impounded the car until they got a search warrant — and found an illegal gun inside. Darius George, Jr., 23, of Mon Bijou was arrested at 1146 a.m. Friday and charged with unauthorized possession […]

Rattan Man Who Allegedly Sexually Touched Woman In Public Is Arrested

CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man is accused of unlawfully sexually touching a woman in public over a year ago, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Clement Heyliger, 58, of Estate Rattan, was arrested at 3:48 p.m. Friday and charged with first-degree unlawful sexual contact, simple assault and battery, aggravated assault, disturbance of the peace, […]

Police Investigate Stabbing At Gas Station Near Cruise Ship Dock Friday Night: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are looking for a suspect after a man was stabbed near a gas station by the waterfront in St. Thomas on Friday night, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to Giant Gas, located near Mandela Circle, in reference to an assault victim at 11:02 p.m. Friday, the Virgin […]

VIPD’s ‘Core Leadership’ Participates In Executive Training Workshop At UVI

FREDERIKSTED — Law enforcement is often compared to the military. But when it comes to promotions and training, especially for leadership roles, there is one very significant difference. In the military you receive the training before you assume the position; however, in law enforcement, very often there is no training for new supervisors or managers, […]