The V.I. Police Department on Wednesday arrested Suni R. Abiff, age 39 of Estate Mariendahl, and charged him with tampering with evidence at the scene of a shooting at the Four Winds Plaza.
Abnel Colon and Jose Ernesto Vazquez Colon, both from Puerto Rico, were sentenced on Thursday for possession of more than $1 million in cash on board a vessel outfitted for smuggling, U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert announced.
Two men on St Croix were arrested Saturday in separate incidents and charged with violating the U.S. Virgin Islands' firearm laws.
Three cases in in Virgin Islands District Court yielded a guilty plea in a firearm offense, a sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm, and sentences for two Colombians for smuggling.
The VIPD revealed its new uniforms at a ceremony Thursday at the Patrick Sweeney Police Headquarters on St. Croix. The reveal was also broadcast live on the VIPD’s Facebook page, arresting the attention of 2,500 views and garnering 50 comments.
A woman injured in a traffic accident on Tuesday was pulled from her burning car by a pair of bystanders, the V.I. Police Department reported.
One man was killed and two others treated for gunshot injuries after shots were fired on Wednesday in Estate Enighed on St. John, the V.I. Police Department reported. The victim was identified by next of kin as 20-year-old A’Jahnie Bramble.
The Virgin Islands Police Department is asking for the community’s assistance in locating Fernando “Bravo” Santiago, a 43-year-old Crucian, who is wanted by the department's domestic violence unit.
Police Commissioner Trevor A. Velinor advises the public that the Christmas season is fast approaching and there are those among us who seek to prey on those in the community they consider vulnerable.
The mission to repair damage from hurricanes Irma and Maria to public buildings has led to $3 million awarded through FEMA’s Public Assistance Program for numerous recovery projects in the territory.