Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD)
East End, ST. CROIX — Two men were held up at gunpoint in broad daylight near a popular Southgate Gardens restaurant this morning, authorities said. The two unidentified men reported being robbed near Cheeseburgers In Paradise restaurant at 11:24 a.m. today, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “The victims reported
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested on assault charges after he allegedly gun-butted a victim and fired his weapon at a Red Hook marina close to midnight on July 4th, authorities said. Valmon Glasford, 22, of Patriot Manor, was arrested at 6:00 p.m. Saturday and charged with
FREDERIKSTED — Two St. Croix brothers were arrested in a 24-hour period and charged in connection to the shooting of an innocent female bystander at Walter I.M. Hodge Pavilion on Wednesday, authorities said. The unidentified woman survived the shooting. Rahkeem S. Swanston, 20, of Estate Whim was arrested at 10:15
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas motorcyclist died after being thrown from his bike following a collision with a minivan near Donoe early this morning, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center sent officers to the Weymouth Rhymer Highway near the Donoe Road intersection based on a report of an automobile
FREDERIKSTED — A 23-year-old St. Croix man died after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds to the body near Smithfield-Two Brothers this morning, authorities said. Nathaniel Heywood of the Walter I.M. Hodge Pavilion was identified by next of kin as the victim, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The 911 Emergency Call
FREDERIKSTED — An St. Croix man was arrested Thursday morning and charged with illegal gun charges in connection to a shooting that left an innocent female bystander shot in the back, authorities said. Rahkeem S. Swanston, 20, of Estate Whim was arrested at 10:15 a.m. Thursday and charged with third-degree
FREDERIKSTED — An innocent female bystander was shot in the back after “several men” started damaging a man’s vehicle in a Smithfield housing project to lure him into a shooting ambush on Wednesday morning, authorities said. The shooting victim remains in stable condition today after undergoing surgery at the hospital.
FREDERIKSTED — Police Commissioner Trevor A. Velinor and the Virgin Islands Office of Highway Safety (VIOHS) announced the launch their high-visibility enforcement campaign beginning July 1 to September 30. High-visibility enforcement is designed to deter people from driving after consuming alcoholic beverages, controlled substances, and prescription medication. The Virgin Islands
CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man accused of murder in March of 2018 was roaming free to try to kill someone again yesterday. The 911 Emergency Call Center received notification of shots fired in the Ruby M. Rouss Housing Community at 9:44 p.m. Monday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.
CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man faces stiff charges after being accused of choking, sodomizing and raping a woman last week, authorities said. Stuart Drew, 41, of Strawberry Hill, was arrested at 2:52 p.m. Thursday and charged with first-degree rape-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “The victim in