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VIPD patrol car. (Linda Morland photo)

STX Man Killed in Shooting at Louis Brown Villas

A man was killed Thursday morning after he was shot in an attack in the Louis Brown Villas housing community, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Police Test New ShotSpotter Gunshot Locator System

The V.I. Police Department began conducting live-fire tests of the ShotSpotter gunshot detection service on St. Thomas on June 24.
Pistols and assault rifles confiscated in Hospital Ground over the past week were on display during Tuesday’s news briefing.

$10K Reward Offered for Information on Hospital Ground Murders

A $10,000 reward is being offered by Crime Stoppers USVI for any information leading to the arrest of individuals connected to the murders of three Hospital Ground residents.
Police Commissioner Trevor Velinor looks down over the Hospital Ground neighborhood Saturday. (VIPD photo)

VIPD Commissioner Velinor Tours Hospital Ground

Following three homicides in as many days in the Hospital Ground area, Police Commissioner Trevor Velinor walked the neighborhood Saturday meeting residents.

Homicide in the Virgin Islands – Young Men Dead On the Street

The average murder victim in the USVI is a 27-year-old man found dead in the street with multiple gunshot wounds. A Source study shows revenge killings drive the territory's troubling murder count.

The R.H. Amphlett Leader Justice Complex, home of the Superior Court on St. Croix. (File photo)

Trial Delays: Too Many Murders, Too Few Arrests, Too Long Until Trial – Part 2, Solutions

The long lag between arrests and trials in many violent crime cases in the U.S. Virgin Islands sometimes denies justice - both for victims and for the accused.
The R.H. Amphlett Leader Justice Complex, home of the Superior Court on St. Croix. (File photo)

Trial Delays: Too Many Murders, Too Few Arrests, Too Long Until Trial- Part 1, The Problem

The U.S. Virgin Islands courts and Justice Department need more resources to address a crippling backlog of cases that delays and sometimes denies justice - both for victims and for the accused.

VIPD Seeks Horace Magras in Assault Case

The V.I. Police Department is looking for 37-year-old Horace Magras Jr., who is wanted in connection with a case of assault and battery.
Raydin Ortiz (VIPD photo)

Police Seek Ortiz as Domestic Violence Suspect

The V.I. Police Department is seeking 25-year-old Raydin Ortiz connection with a domestic violence assault that occurred June 15 at the Starz Hotel.
VIPD patrol car. (Linda Morland photo)

Police Seek Information in Thursday Morning Homicide

A man whose identity was being withheld pending notification of next of kin as of mid-morning Thursday was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound in the area of Subbase.

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