Virgin Islands Police Department
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police reported today that the body of a Caucasian man was found in Sapphire House on Christmas Day. A neighbor told police the man was hanging in a tree by a blanket in the courtyard of the residence. The body was removed by the neighbor who discovered
ACCUSED OF MURDER: Bruno Montoute FREDERIKSTED – A 25-year-old St. Croix man was shot to death early Sunday morning after a dispute turned heated and the alleged shooter was taken into police custody. Bruno Montoute, 47, of Estate Concordia was charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of
FREDERIKSTED – A 50-year-old man who walked onto the highway was struck by a passing vehicle and killed Wednesday night. The 911 Emergency Call Center alerted police about 6:52 p.m. on Wednesday that there had been an auto incident involving a pedestrian on the Melvin Evans Highway near Williams Delight.
ARRESTED: Scott Liebowitz of Dallas, TX CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 41-year-old Dallas native was arrested on domestic violence-related charges on Tuesday, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police arrested Scott Liebowitz of Frenchman’s Bay about 7:26 a.m. on Tuesday, the VIPD said. Liebowitz is charged with third-degree assault-domestic violence.
Dennis Vanterpool III (left) and Delroy Richards Sr. FREDERIKSTED – The son of a Virgin Islands Police Department lieutenant has been awarded a $3,000 scholarship for college. Police Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr. said that Dennis Vanterpool III is the U.S. Virgin Islands recipient of the Association of Caribbean Commissioners of
ARRESTED FOR RAPE: Gleavorn Wrensford CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 31-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested on Friday after he paid to have sex with an underage girl, according to police. Gleavorn Wrensford, 31 of Habbets Gade was arrested a warrant, issued by the Superior Court on Friday, police said. Wrensford
ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT: Kiwanda John CHRISTIANSTED – Police said a 27-year-old St. Croix woman attacked another woman with a high-heeled shoe in a dispute over a man on Sunday morning. Kiwanda John of William’s Delight was arrested about 5:42 a.m. Sunday after police said she was involved in an assault
STOLEN FROM BIR: 2003 Chevy Trailblazer (LGO-6) CHRISTIANSTED – Police on St. Croix today announced that a government vehicle parked in the parking lot of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) near Sunny Isle was stolen last week and that the fence around the lot was damaged. The 911 Emergency Call
ARRESTED: Winston Berkley FREDERIKSTED – Two men were arrested after olice and marshals teamed up in a joint initiative known as “Operation Curfew” to seize a large cache of weapons Saturday morning. The Virgin Islands Police Department and Superior Court Marshals Service found 114 marijuana plants
Michael “Mike” Austin CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 26-year-old St. Thomas man who was said to suffer from acute depression killed himself near Frenchman’s Bay Friday morning, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police at 11:08 a.m. Friday to