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Saviana Charles (Photo supplied by VIPD)

V.I. Police Find Runaway STT Teen

The Virgin Islands Police Department is seeking 15-year-old Saviana Charles, a 15-year-old St. Thomas girl who police described as a runaway.

Homicides 2019

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2019 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.

Frederiksted Homicide: Raheem Springer Found Shot on April 18

A 25-year-old St. Croix man was shot and killed Thursday night in the Mount Pleasant Housing Community, across from the Frederiksted Plaza West supermarket. The victim was identified by next of kin as 25-year-old Raheem Springer.

STX District Court: Rivera Pleads Guilty; Melendez, Hendrickson Charged

Rivera Pleads Guilty to Carjacking, Firearm Offense Joel G. Rivera, 33, of St. Croix, pleaded guilty Thursday in District Court to one count of using...
John A. Jackson (VIPD photo)

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Jackson on Sexual Offense Charges

A federal grand jury on Thursday returned a 10-count indictment against St. Thomas boxer John Jackson. The charges include two counts of production of child pornography and three counts of transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity.

Man Killed in Contant Shooting

A man identified by next of kin as 37-year-old Hector Castano Estrella Jr. was shot and killed Wednesday night in the Contant area of St. Thomas, according to the V.I. Police Department.
Dog food containing the highly toxic Methomyl has been used to kill three puppies. The poison has been used in other dog poisoning cases in recent years. (VIPD photo)

VIPD Investigating Dog Poisoning on STX

Police on St. Croix are looking for a suspect in the poisoning of three puppies with a highly toxic substance.

Feds Arrest Two in Marijuana, Cash and Firearms Case

Thomas A. Olive, II, and his brother, Thorne A. Olive, appeared Wednesday before U.S. District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on St. Thomas for a preliminary detention hearing after their arrest by the FBI on charges of possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of firearms in furtherance of drug trafficking offenses.
Nia Simmonds (VIPD photo)

Customer Charged with Assaulting McDonald’s Employee

A woman was arrested Monday and charged with an April 9 assault, after she was accused of striking an employee at the McDonald's at Lockhart Gardens in Charlotte Amalie, the V.I. Police Department reported in a news release issued Tuesday.

Help Crime Stoppers Solve the Crimes of the Week

The anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, seeks the public’s help to resolve two homicides which took place in the territory in the recent past.

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