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Senators on Friday agreed with Police Commissioner Trevor Velinor Friday that gun violence in the territory must decrease and more guns have to be stopped at the point of entry. They just did not agree with all his methods.
What was supposed to be a weekend business trip to St. Thomas ended up being a near-death experience for Christopher Sealey.
Community was the buzzword Thursday night as Police Commissioner Trevor Velinor, St. Croix Police Chief Sidney Elskoe and St. Thomas/St. John Police Chief Steven Phillip fielded the public’s questions on The Press Box.
After three homicides and a fourth shooting that sent a woman to the hospital, all within 48 hours and all in the heavily populated St. Thomas neighborhood known as Hospital Ground, residents want to know where the police are.
Three V.I. high school students have been arrested this month for having firearms in school. One was a suspect in a recent robbery and one was carrying a less-lethal pellet gun, though pellet guns can be lethal and look like handguns.