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St. Thomas Woman Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison on Firearm Charges

A St. Thomas woman has been sentenced to two and a half years imprisonment for possessing a firearm with an obliterated serial number and for possessing a firearm within 1,000 feet of a school zone, U.S. Attorney Delia L. Smith announced Thursday.

St. Croix Man Pleads Guilty to Illegal Possession of Machine Gun

A St. Croix man has pleaded guilty to illegal possession of an automatic weapon, United States Attorney Delia L. Smith announced Thursday.

Nigerian Citizen Fined For Presenting Unlawful Documents

A Nigerian woman has been fined for presenting false identification at the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas, United States Attorney Delia L. Smith announced Thursday.

More Fraud Victims Identified as Former Tax Prep Service Owner Pleads Guilty

The former operator of a bookkeeping and tax preparation service on St. Thomas pleaded guilty on Wednesday to two counts of federal wire fraud. Among the admissions made by defendant Alexandra Smyth at that hearing were offenses against a well-known nonprofit organization.

Superior Court to Hold Investiture Ceremonies for Two New Judges

Presiding Judge Debra S. Watlington and the Judicial Branch Administrative Office advises the public, the media and members of the Virgin Islands Bar Association that the Superior Court will host official investiture ceremonies for the Honorable Carol Thomas-Jacobs and the Honorable Yvette Ross-Edwards.

Bicyclists In “Fair Condition” As Police Seek Hit-And-Run Driver

Hospital officials in Florida said the two cyclists critically injured in a St. Croix hit-and-run Sunday morning were in “fair condition” Tuesday afternoon. 

Two Bicyclists Critically Injured in Hit-And-Run on St. Croix

Police are searching for a green 2007 Honda they say ran down two bicyclists on North Shore Road early Sunday morning on St. Croix.

Driver Rams 6 Vehicles Fleeing Traffic Stop, Says VIPD

Two men are under arrest and a third is sought by authorities after St. Thomas traffic stops, police said Monday.

Police Seek Help to Identify ‘Person of Interest’ in Bolongo Bay Homicide

Police are seeking the community’s help to identify a man seen at the garbage dumpsters in Bolongo Bay on St. Thomas on the same day that a Waste Management Authority employee was shot and killed in August.

Woman Allegedly Struck In Face With Firearm

A St. Thomas woman was allegedly assaulted with a firearm by a family member Saturday, the V.I. Police Department reported. 

Altercation in Frenchtown Results in Shots Fired

An altercation between two people resulted in shots being fired at a bar on St. Thomas, the V.I. Police Department reported. 

St. Croix Man Pleads Guilt to Second-Degree Murder

A St. Croix man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and possession of a firearm in a school zone, United States Attorney Delia L. Smith announced Thursday.

Man Shot in Back While Riding Scooter

A man was shot several times in the back while riding his scooter on St. Thomas Wednesday, the V.I. Police Department reported. 

High School Predator Admits His Guilt in Court

A former high school employee told a federal magistrate that he raped, assaulted, and exploited a dozen students at the Charlotte Amalie High School over the course of 15 years. Defendant Bruce Alfredo Smith, 52, pleaded guilty to 20 criminal counts at a hearing held Wednesday morning in District Court. 

Man Physically Assaults Wife on St. Thomas, Police Say

A man has been arrested on St. Thomas for physically assaulting his wife, the V.I. Police Department reported Wednesday. 

St. Thomas Man Dead After Shooting at Kirwan Terrace, VIPD Reports

A St. Thomas man is dead after an early afternoon shooting Tuesday at the Kirwan Terrace housing community, the V.I. Police Department reported. The victim has been identified as Kiante Christopher, 25.

Bystander Shot, Police Come Under Fire Responding to STT Incident

A bystander was shot in the foot and police officers came under fire late Saturday as they responded to reports that a driver had brandished a firearm at a woman in Lockhart Gardens on St. Thomas.

District Court-VI Invites District Court Bar Members to Apply for Criminal Justice Act Panel

The CJA panel serves a very important function in the district. It provides the means through which indigent defendants obtain representation by qualified attorneys when the federal public defender has a conflict of interest or is otherwise unable to undertake the representation.

An Unexpected Outcome To An Immigration Hearing In District Court

A Jamaican national who was caught lying by Customs about her immigration status won a surprising outcome at her sentencing hearing held Friday in District Court. The judge hearing the case granted a request by the defendant to return to the U.S. mainland. 

Help Crime Stoppers Solve Homicides

Crime Stoppers USVI needs help and tips from the community to solve homicides. All tips are anonymous.


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