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