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Police Investigating Man Found Dead with Gunshot Wounds

The body of a man who had been shot repeatedly was found Tuesday morning on the shoulder of North Shore Road on St Croix, the V.I. Police Department reported. Next of kin identified the deceased as 56-year-old John “Smiley” Silcott of Castle Burke.

Bureau of Corrections Confirms Inmate’s Death; No Sign of Foul Play

The Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections confirmed Monday that an inmate at the John A. Bell Adult Correctional Facility in Estate Golden Grove was found unresponsive and pronounced dead on Friday.

Territory Observes Child Passenger Safety Week

This effort to promote car seat safety coincides with Child Passenger Safety Week, which is nationally recognized from Sept. 19-25.

Law Enforcement Recruits Graduate from Police Academy

The keynote speaker for the St. Thomas graduation was Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George; the guest speaker on St. Croix was St. Croix District Chief of Police Sean Santos.

VIPD Releases Home Invasion Video

The V.I. Police Department has released surveillance footage from a home invasion on Aug. 22 in Estate Turner Hole on St. Croix in the hope someone can identify the suspects in the video.

STT 19-Year-Old Arrested, Charged with Rape

WiCliff Gue, a Frydendahl 19-year-old, was arrested at 7 p.m. Saturday and charged with first-degree rape, the V.I. Police Department reported. According to police, Gue is accused of raping a female minor on Compass Point Beach around 4 a.m. Saturday. Unable to post $100,000 bail, Gue was turned over to the...

St. Croix Man Charged with Drug and Firearm Possession

Officers of the V.I. Police Department's Special Operations Bureau and Marine Unit arrested 37-year-old Kaheem Roberts of Mon Bijou at 7:13 p.m. Saturday, charging him with a host of firearms offenses.

Police Classify Death of Woman Found Aug. 20 as Homicide

The Virgin Islands Police Department announced Tuesday that the death of Lucy Lindquist, age 56 of Morningstar Circle, St. Croix, has been classified as a homicide following completion of an autopsy.

Female Visitor to STX Drowns at Annaly Bay

A female tourist got knocked off the rocks at the tide pools in Annaly Bad Tuesday and drowned, the V.I. Police Department reported in a news release issued Wednesday.

Man Treated for Gunshot Wound at JFL, Two Teens Detained

A man was treated for gunshot wounds Saturday on St. Croix and two 17-year-olds were detained by the V.I. Police Department, the VIPD reported. According to police, at 1:59 p.m. Saturday the 911 emergency call center received a report of shots fired and a gunshot victim.

Homicides 2021

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2020 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases are broken down by island.

Suspect in Saturday Shooting Death on STT Taken into Custody

Police have taken into custody and are questioning a suspect in connection with the Saturday afternoon murder of Keoner Barron, a 20-year-old female, in the Home Depot parking lot on St. Thomas.

Police Commissioner Nominee Martinez Introduces Leadership Team

Police Commissioner nominee Ray Martinez announced his leadership team at a V.I. Police Department press briefing held Friday at the Government House.

Coast Guard Seizes 3,747 Pounds of Cocaine Near British Virgin Islands

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge crew offloaded approximately 3,750 pounds – or 1,700 kilograms – of seized cocaine at Coast Guard Base San Juan Friday.

Atnel Kuntz Charged in King Airport Assault

Atnel O. Kuntz, a 60-year-old resident of of Anna’s Retreat on St. Thomas, turned himself in to police at 7 a.m. Wednesday and was arrested on a warrant.

Courts to Resume In-Person Proceedings, Jury Trials on September 7

The temporary emergency measures implemented at all judicial branch facilities that previously went into effect at midnight, Aug. 2, will expire at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 6, and will be replaced effective midnight, Tuesday, Sept. 7.

Schneider Regional Medical Center Treats Gunshot Victim

A man was treated Tuesday night for gunshot injuries he received while walking in the Anna's Retreat area of St. Thomas, the V.I. Police Department reported.

19-Year-Old Arrested, Charged with Robbery

The V.I. Police Department arrested 19-year-old Keishawn D. Monsanto of White Lady on St. Croix and charged hm with first-degree robbery.

Teen from Georgia Charged in STT Robbery

Malk Springette, an 18-year-old from Atlanta, Georgia, was arrested at 12:54 p.m. Monday and charged with second-degree robbery.

Customs & Border Protection Seizes Cocaine Valued at $13.9 Million

U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Tuesday that its officers seized 1,024 pounds of cocaine found inside a container that had originated in the Dominican Republic and was destined to San Juan, Puerto Rico, onboard the San Juan -Santo Domingo ferry.





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