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Criminal Investigation Bureau Investigating Assault on St. Thomas

Police are investigating an alleged assault at a Smith Bay bar on Saturday that left a woman with deep cuts to her face and arms.

Domestic Dispute Lands Two Men in Jail

On Thursday, Nov. 25 at approximately 12:48 p.m., officers from the Richard N. Callwood Command were dispatched to 3A-6 Bonne Esperance to a report of a domestic dispute, according to a news release from the V.I. Police Department.

Florida Woman Pleads Guilty to Marijuana Charge

United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced Friday that Yvette Simeina, 40, a resident of Orlando, Florida, pleaded guilty in federal court to possession with intent to distribute approximately 6 kilograms of marijuana.

Brief: 42 Detained in Multi-Agency Operation

Local and federal officers responding to a call into 911 from a security officer at Bolongo Bay Resort detained 42 immigrants with Venezuelan passports and transported them to Foreign Arrivals at Cyril E. King Airport.

Three Men Arrested at Sea Near St. Thomas For Cocaine Smuggling

The U.S. Attorney's office for the Virgin Islands announced Wednesday that three men were arrested Sunday, Nov. 21, on St. Thomas for allegedly smuggling 41 kilograms of cocaine.

St. Thomas Man Sentenced to 30 Months for AK47 with Obliterated Serial Number

A St. Thomas man was sentenced Wednesday to 30 months in prison followed by 30 months of supervised release, for possession of an AK47 firearm with an obliterated serial number.

Police Investigating Two Homicides on St. Thomas

V.I. Police are investigating two unrelated homicides that occurred on St. Thomas Tuesday, one in the morning in Estate Fortuna and the other Tuesday evening in the area of Kronprindsens Gade in Charlotte Amalie.

Puerto Rican Man Sentenced to 40 Months in Federal Prison for Smuggling $3.75 Million Onboard a Vessel Interdicted Near Brewers Bay, St. Thomas, USVI

St. Thomas, USVI – U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced that Jerry Kirkland-Marrero, 31, from Puerto Rico, was sentenced today to 40 months imprisonment, followed by 30 months of supervised release, for conspiracy to conceal more than $100,000 onboard a vessel outfitted for smuggling. According to court documents, Kirkland-Marrero was...

Subcontractor Employee Working at Cyril E. King Airport Sentenced to 37 Months in Federal Prison for Stashing 4 Kilograms of Cocaine in Men’s Bathroom

St. Thomas, USVI – United States Attorney for the District of the Virgin Islands Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that Keilin Lopez Lopez, 22, resident of St. Thomas, V.I., was sentenced to 37 months imprisonment followed by a four-year term of supervised release for possessing with intent to distribute...

Nevada Resident Sentenced to 21 Months in Federal Prison for Serving as a Straw Purchaser of Firearms Confiscated at the Cyril E. King Airport, St. Thomas

St. Thomas, USVI –United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that Michael Kelly, 30, a resident of Las Vegas, NV, was sentenced to 21 months imprisonment followed by a three-year term of supervised release for assisting in trafficking firearms in interstate commerce.

VIFS RESPONDS TO STRUCTURE FIRE AT THE BISTRO

ST. CROIX, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS- At approximately 9:02 p.m. on Tuesday, November 16, the Virgin Islands Fire Service was dispatched to a reported structure fire at The Bistro in Gallows Bay. Units from both the Herbert L. Canegata Fire Station (Richmond) and the Renceliar I. Gibbs Fire Station (Cotton Valley)...

VIPD Leadership Meets with DOT and NHTSA Administrators

ST. THOMAS, USVI – Police Commissioner Designee Ray A. Martinez and members of his leadership team met with Shannon Purdy - Deputy Regional Administrator, US Department of Transportation and Richard Simon - Regional Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Region II regarding territorial traffic safety issues. ...

St. Thomas Man Charged After Fentanyl Mailed to St. Thomas

U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced Friday that a St. Thomas man was arrested Sept. 14 in Atlanta, Georgia, and transported to St. Thomas on criminal charges related to allegedly conspiring to possess with intent to distribute fentanyl.

VIPD Seeking Help to Find St. Croix Man Reported Missing

The V.I. Police Department is asking for the St. Croix community’s assistance in locating 49-year-old Johnny “Kountry” Encarnacion, who was reported missing.

St. Thomas Man Charged with Domestic Violence Assault

Police arrested 25-year-old Kimanie B. King, Sr. of Estate Lerkenlund, around 1 p.m. Thursday, charging him with simple assault and battery, domestic violence and disturbing the peace, according to the V.I. Police Department.

Structure Fire at the Ruby M. Rouse Housing Community Tuesday Morning

Firefighters responded to a 911 call reporting a fire at the Ruby M. Rouse Housing Community Tuesday morning around 7:10 p.m., the Fire Service reports

Missing Minor Woman Found Unconscious in Margaritaville

At 11:08 p.m., the minor – located unconscious near Building 9 – was unaware how or when she got there.

Man Arrested For Hospital Ground Assault

Police arrested Harold Willocks Jr, age 33 of Old Hospital Ground, St. Thomas, Nov. 16, at 4:46 p.m.,charging him with 2nd degree assault, domestic violence and simple assault and battery, domestic violence.

Assault Reported in Oswald Harris Court Tuesday

On Nov. 16, at 1 p.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center was notified of an assault at Oswald Harris Court – vicinity of Building 7.

Man Arrested Allegedly Smuggling Guns at St. Thomas Airport

The V.I. Justice Department arrested Jahmir Victor of Philadelphia Pennsylvania on Nov. 15 for allegedly smuggling 10 guns and 14 high-capacity ammunition magazines into St. Thomas on Nov. 10.

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