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Wayne Sobratti (VIPD photo)

St. Croix Man Charged with Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle

The V.I. Police Department on Sunday arrested Wayne Sobratti Jr. and charged him with unauthorized use of a vehicle. Bail was set at $10,000.
Eric Tushim (VIPD photo)

STX Man Arrested for Aggravated Identity Theft

A 59-year-old St. Croix man was arrested Saturday on a warrant charging him with identity theft and other economic charges.

Two Men Shot in Hospital Ground, One Dies

Two men were injured and one died in a midnight shooting Saturday, Dec. 7, in Hospital Ground, the V.I. Police Department reported. The victim was identified by next of kin as 32-year-old Cedric Henry.

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. Unlike the police and some other media, the Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing.

Munoz Sentenced to 51 Months in Cocaine Case

Mikhail Munoz, 32, originally of St. Croix, was sentenced Thursday for possession with the intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.
Travis Mitchell (VIPD photo)

Estate Mandahl Man Faces Firearm Charge

Travis Mitchell, age 49 of Estate Mandahl, was arrested Dec 2 and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm, the V.I. Police Department reported.
The R.H. Amphlett Leader Justice Complex, home of the Superior Court on St. Croix. (File photo)

Two Convicted of 2015 Murder of Augustus Bannis

A Superior Court jury on St Croix took 45 minutes to determine Wednesday that Enock Justin Cole and Avondale A. George, Jr. were guilty of murder, assault and robbery in the death of a 73-year-old man in 2015 in the vicinity of David Hamilton Jackson Park, Estate Grove Place.
The District Court building on St. Croix. (File photo)

Zion Hazel Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Possession

Zion Hazel, a 22-year-old Crucian, pled guilty Wednesday in District Court on St. Croix to one count of conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert announced.

Three Charged with Possession, Other Offenses

Officers of the Virgin Islands Crime Initiative conducted a traffic stop at around 4:20 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, on the Christiansted Bypass of a vehicle with three occupants.
The Coast Guard Cutter Diligence intercepted a go-fast boat carrying five kilograms of cocaine. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake)

Two Charged After Being Stopped With Cocaine on Vessel

Pedro Ramos-Guerra and Carlos Alberto Cuevas-Almonte face a slate of drug charges after being found aboard a go-fast vessel carrying more then five kilograms of cocaine, according to U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert.

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