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The V.I. Police Department arrested eight people and confiscated 17 firearms, ranging from an AR-15 to a revolver, on charges stemming from firing guns into the air at midnight on New Year's Eve.
A 19-year-old Crucian was shot and killed Saturday, the second homicide in the territory in the first two days of the year, the V.I. Police Department reported.
Crime Stoppers USVI is offering a $10,000 cash reward for information leading to an arrest of the individual responsible for the shooting death of a St. Thomas firefighter in 2016 or individuals responsible for manufacturing and/or distributing drugs: cocaine, fentanyl, marijuana.
Two people were injured by gun shots early Saturday in an incident in downtown Charlotte Amalie, the V.I. Police Department reported.
One man was killed and another injured early Monday when shots were fired near Estate Whim on St. Croix, the V.I. Police Department reported.
The U.S. Department of Justice executed Shakib Wali, formerly Orlando Cordia Hall, late Thursday night, shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled his killing could proceed.
A man was killed Saturday evening in what the V.I. Police Department described as a reckless shooting. The victim was identified by next of kin as 19-year-old Nathaniel Felix.
More Virgin Islands families were affected by gun violence over the weekend, and St. Thomas/St. John District Police Chief Steven Phillip said, "We need to stop the killing."
The anonymous tip service Crimes Stoppers USVI is offering rewards up to $70,000 for the information leading to the resolution of the homicides that are this weeks Crime of the Week.
A V.I. Police Department sergeant was arrested on Saturday and charged with second-degree assault, domestic violence, the police reported.