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Governor’s Judicial Nominees Bring Decades of Experience to the Bench

Attorney Tejo and attorney Andrews are both natives of St. Croix and have successfully prosecuted a number of high-profile criminal cases for the U.S. District Court of the Virgin Islands.

Homicides 2020

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. While this list is based on VIPD reports, unlike the police and some media, the Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing, which can cause a disparity in the number of incidents reported.

Young Man Dies in Downtown Christiansted Shooting

A man was killed Tuesday night in a shooting at a downtown Christiansted hotel, the V.I. Police Department reported. The victim was identified as 24-year-old Rashawn Wyre.

Traffic Stops Lead to More Gun Arrests on STX

A combined effort by officers of the Special Operations Bureau from St. Thomas/St. John and St. Croix Districts produced three firearm arrests on St. Croix, the V.I. Police Department reported.
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Woman Injured by Gunshot on Veterans Drive

A woman was injured on Sunday when she was struck by a gunshot while driving on Veterans Drive in Charlotte Amalie.

Police Investigating Estate Whim Home Invasion

The V.I. Police Department is investigating a robbery in which two armed men raided a home in Estate Whim. According to police, shortly at 12:02 a.m. Aug. 4, the 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of a home invasion in Estate Whim.
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Man Wanted for May 8 Incident Surrenders Peacefully

M’wanga Audain, a 40-year-old resident of of Mutual Homes on St. Croix, turned himself in to the V.I. Police Department after learning that a warrant had been issued for his arrest.

U.S. Attorney Reminds USVI Residents that Cockfighting Is Prohibited

U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert advised residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands that animal fighting, including cockfighting, is prohibited by federal law.
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Fugitive from Georgia Sentenced for Bringing Marijuana into Territory

Keenan Powell-Ryder, 24, was sentenced Tuesday following his guilty plea for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. District Court Judge Robert A. Molloy, sentenced Powell-Ryder to 21 months incarceration, followed by two years of supervised release.

Cocaine Discovered at STT Airport; Subcontractor Employee Arrested

Keilin Lopez Lopez, a man hired to work on the reconstruction of the Cyril E. King Airport, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine, a Schedule II controlled substance.

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