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Police & Courts

VIPD Identifies Burned Body of Williams Delight Victim

DNA testing of a body found burned beyond recognition int he Williams Delight area confirmed the victim's identity as 21-year-old Naji Jarvis, the V.I. Police Department confirmed Saturday.

Police Find Shooting Victim in Mutual Homes Apartment

Police on Thursday discovered the body of a man who had been shot to death. The body was found in the living room of the man's apartment.
The District Court building on St. Croix. (File photo)

St. Croix Man Sentenced For Resisting a Park Ranger

Uriah Gaston, 36, of St. Croix, was sentenced Wednesday in District Court on one count of resisting a federal officer, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F....
James Lealand Johnston (VIPD photo)

STX Music Teacher Charged With Child Porn

James Lealand Johnston, a 65-year-old music teacher on St. Croix, is facing a federal charge of possession child pornography.

Nathaniel Thomas Sentenced for Firearm Convictions

District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis, on August 31, 2018, sentenced Nathaniel Thomas, Jr. to eight years imprisonment for possession of a firearm by a felon, fifteen years imprisonment for unauthorized possession of a firearm, and five years imprisonment for reckless endangerment.
Aubrey Frett

Aubrey Frett Arrested, Charged in Hospital Ground Homicide

The V.I. Police Department on Monday arrested a suspect in the Saturday homicide at the Hospital Ground area in Charlotte Amalie. Aubrey Frett, 29, was arrested at 10:45 a.m. Monday pursuant to an arrest warrant issued by the Magistrate Court.

VIPD Identifies Body Found in Burned Car

A body found in burned out car July 16 on Hamms Bluff, Frederiksted, has been identified through DNA testing, the V.I. Police Department reported Monday. According to police, the test identified the victim as 22-year-old Emile Brin.

Hospital Ground Shooting Leaves One Man Dead

A 44-year-old St. Thomas man was killed Saturday afternoon in a shooting in the Hospital Ground area. Next of kin identified the victim as male as 44-year-old Jerome Turnbull.
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent accounts for 27 packages of cocaine that were transferred by the Coast Guard Cutter Yellowfin, along with four suspected smugglers, Dominican nationals, to federal authorities Wednesday in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)

Coast Guard, Border Patrol Arrest 7 in Two Separate Drug Interdictions

Two interdictions on the high seas resulted in the arrests of seven men and the seizure of $2 million in cocaine, the U.S. Coast Guard reported.
Oral Christopher Smith

Man Charged with Woman’s Murder

A 40-year-old St. Thomas man, Oral Christopher Smith, was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree murder after a woman was found dead Saturday on the floor of her apartment.





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