A recovery worker from North Carolina who was on island to help rebuild after 2017's double hurricanes died Tuesday when he was shot during a robbery at a bar on the east end of St. Croix, according to the V.I. Police Department.
Brice Todman, 36, of St. John, pleaded guilty Tuesday to bringing aliens into the United States and Jose Alfredo Rondon Castro, 40, of the Dominican Republic, pleaded guilty to illegal re-entry into the U.S.
Shahime Ludvig, Jr., 20, of St. Thomas pleaded guilty Tuesday before District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez to possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.
District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis last week sentenced 38-year-old Jose R. Hodge of St. Croix to 240 months in prison for a variety of charges in a cocaine conspiracy case.
A 55-year-old St. Croix man, Bruce McIntosh, was sentenced Friday in District Court on a conviction for distribution of cocaine, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.
The V.I. Police Department on Saturday identified the victim of a Little La Grange shooting as 67-years-old Joseph Mark Graffis of Little La Grange, Frederiksted, whose body was found Thursday.
Visiting Judge Anne E. Thompson sentenced Ajani Plante, 28, to a total of 180 months in prison for firearms and robbery offenses, and three years of supervised release.
A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2018 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.
The V.I. Police Department on Thursday discovered the body of a man who apparently had been shot to death in Estate La Grange on St. Croix.
District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Thursday re-sentenced Tomas Liriano Castillo to 121 months in prison followed by four years of supervised release for conspiracy to possess cocaine with the intent to distribute and possession with intent to distribute cocaine, and six months in prison for illegal entry, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.