A robbery and attempted robbery over the weekend prompted the V.I. Police Department to issue a community alert Monday, with suggestions for how to avoid becoming a victim.
District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced Bert Donadelle Jr., 26, of Georgia to three months in prison and three years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute marijuana.
Two more suspects were arrested over the weekend as the V.I. Police Department continued its Operation Clean Sweep, which resulted in three arrests Friday.
A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 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.
V.I. Superior Court Judge James Carroll III sentenced Alan Archibald, 44, this week, to life imprisonment for raping and impregnating a minor, the V.I. Department of Justice announced Friday.
A man was critically injured Wednesday evening when gunshots were fired at the John F. Kennedy apartments, according to the V.I. Police Department.
Nathaniel Thomas Jr., 27 of Frederiksted, turned himself in to the V.I. Police Department at 5:20 a.m. Wednesday. On Sunday, the VIPD issued a wanted poster for Thomas.
Thomas Troy Bitter, 36, made his initial appearance Monday in District Court before Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after his arrest on St. Thomas on a charge that he used his e-mail account to send threatening communications.
Naeem Akil Smith, 24, of St. Thomas was arrested April 27 and charged May 5 with the unlawful possession of 18 firearms, including two assault rifles, at the Cyril E. King Airport.
The VIPD will activate the national safety initiative “Click It or Ticket” for two weeks beginning on Monday to encourage Virgin Islands motorists to wear seatbelts or pay the price.