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Police & Courts

Two Plead Guilty to Illegal Entry Charges

Juan Lorenzo Matias Peralta, 38, of the Dominican Republic and Dionis Alexander Luis Gomez, 31, of Venezuela, pleaded guilty Wednesday before Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller to illegal entry offenses.

Puerto Rico Man Sentenced to 68 Months for Cocaine Charges

District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on Monday sentenced 31-year-old Jesus Burgos-Montanez to 68 months in prison for conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.

Man Dies of Wounds in Estate Plessen Shooting

A man injured Tuesday evening after a shooting in Estate Plessen succumbed to his wounds Wednesday, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Car Shot Up in Estate Bordeaux

A car in Estate Bordeaux was shot up Monday night by people in a passing vehicle, but the owner was not injured, according to the V.I. Police Department.

STT Man Pleads Guilty to Transporting a Minor for Sexual Activity

Osvaldo Tavarez, 48, of St. Thomas, pleaded guilty Tuesday in District Court to one count of transporting a minor for illegal sexual activity, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

STT and Tortola Residents Sentenced on Drug Charges

Khadin Fahie, 23, of the British Virgin Islands, and Jesus Rosario- Rondon, 40, a resident of St. Thomas, were both sentenced on an information charging both men with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine.

Horse Killed by Gunfire on STX; Man Arrested

The V.I. Police Department on Monday arrested 32-year-old Ashnel Evelle Walters on St. Croix and charged him in a shooting that killed a horse and injured the man riding it.
The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley performs sea trials in 2016. The ship, with a top speed of 28 knots and a range of about 3,000 miles, is a part of the Joint Inter-Agency Task Force South. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Eric D. Woodall)

Venezuelan Pleads Guilty to Possession of a Controlled Substance

Roman Jose Aguilera Gig, 39, of Venezuela, pled guilty Friday in District Court on St. Croix to one count of possession of a controlled substance on board a vessel, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

Grove Place Shooting Leaves One Dead

A man later identified as 25-year-old David Gonzalez was shot to death Saturday afternoon in the Mutual Homes Housing complex in Grove Place, the V.I. Police Department reported.
David Cannonier, assistant police chief for St. John.

Five on STJ Face Robbery, Gun Charges

Two minor males and three adult males were arrested in Cruz Bay late Monday night, October 22, on charges relating to a robbery and gun possession.





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