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Homicides 2017

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2017 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases are broken down by island. The Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing.
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Police Arrest Suspect in Cruz Bay Restaurant Burglaries

The V.I. Police Department on Thursday arrested Malik Cheatham, a 66-year-old Solberg man suspected in the burglary of two Cruz Bay restaurants in April.
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Nine Federal Officers Commissioned as V.I. Peace Officers

Nine federal law enforcement officers received commissions as Virgin Islands Peace Officers Monday after attending an orientation on V.I. history and culture at the Police Training Academy on St. Thomas, Attorney General Claude Earl Walker announced.
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Bermudez Pleads Guilty to Federal Program Fraud and Tax Charges

Celeste P. Bermudez, 41, formerly of St. Croix, pleaded guilty Monday in federal court on St. Thomas to theft of federal program funds and making and subscribing a false income tax return, acting U.S. Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced.
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Firearm Possession Draws 17-Month Sentence for St. Thomas Felon

Eugene Monsanto Jr. was sentenced to 17-months in prison followed by three years of supervised release after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm.
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Two Men Arrested in BVI on U.S. Justice Department Warrants

Authorities in the British Virgin Islands executed arrest warrants on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice and took two men into custody, one of which has had ties to Virgin Islands horse racing. Earl “Bob” Hodge and former Customs officer Robert “Tico” Harrigan were remanded to c
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Woman Raped at Gunpoint

A woman was raped at gunpoint Thursday while walking to her car in the gravel parking lot across the street from the tennis courts in Cruz Bay, the V.I. Police Department reported Tuesday. According to the police report, officers traveled at about 6:45 p.m. Friday to the Myrah Keating
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Robberies Prompt VIPD to Warn Public

A robbery and attempted robbery over the weekend prompted the V.I. Police Department to issue a community alert Monday, with suggestions for how to avoid becoming a victim.
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Georgia Man Sentenced to 3 Months for Marijuana Smuggling

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced Bert Donadelle Jr., 26, of Georgia to three months in prison and three years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute marijuana.
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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases are broken down by island. The Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing.
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