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Police & Courts

STT Man Sentenced for Transporting a Minor for Sex

Osvaldo Tavarez, 48, of St. Thomas, was sentenced Wednesday after his conviction for transporting a minor for illegal sexual activity, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.
The District Court building on St. Croix. (File photo)

STX – Carino Gets 30 years for Attempted Murder, Firearm Possession

Daniel Carino, a 37-year-old St. Croix man, was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years of incarceration for possession of a firearm during a crime of violence and to a consecutive sentence of 20 years for attempted murder.

Crime Stoppers Seeks Help with Pair of Homicides

The anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, seeks the public’s help to resolve two homicides that took place in the territory.
Thierre Jonte Louis (VIPD photo)

19-Year-Old Charged with Assaulting Female Minor

Police officers on St. Thomas on Monday arrested 19-year-old Thierre Jonte Louis and charged him with assaulting a 17-year-old female acquaintance.

Bougouneau Charged with STT Bank Burglary

Clement Bougouneau, 51, made his initial District Court appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller Monday to answer chages of burglary and larceny at a St. Thomas branch of Banco Popular, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

Two Plead Guilty in STT District Court Cases

Rudy Cook, 51, of St. Thomas, pleaded guilty before District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez to two counts of calling in bomb threats. Edgar Ramirez, also known as Rodolfo O. Salinas, 36, pleaded guilty Monday to falsely claiming U.S. citizenship.

STX Police say DNA Links Glen David to Firearm

The V.I. Police Department on Friday arrested Glen A. David on a firearms charge after DNA evidence linked him to a weapon seized last summer, according to police.

Defendant Admits Role in Fatal 2014 Stabbing on STJ, Gets 15 Years

The St. Thomas man arrested and charged with breaking into a Chocolate Hole apartment and fatally stabbing the occupant in 2014 pleaded guilty on Wednesday in Superior Court.

Four Guyanese Men Sentenced For Possession of Cocaine on Board a Vessel

U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced Wednesday that Neville Jeffrey, 70, Mohamed Hoseain, 66, Richard La Cruz, 51, and Mark Anthony Williams, 32, all of Guyana, were sentenced in District Court for Possession of Cocaine on Board a Vessel.

Police Await Autopsy Results on Body Found in Cruz Bay Creek

Three weeks after the body of a Cruz Bay resident was found floating in the water near the Customs trailer, authorities have yet to declare a cause of death.

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