April 26, 2017 5:31 pm Last modified: 4:48 pm

Police

17 federal officers Commissioned as V.I. Peace Officers

The U.S. Virgin Islands commissioned 17 federal law enforcement officers as Virgin Islands Peace Officers after the officers completed an orientation on Virgin Islands history and culture.
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71-Year-Old Jamaican Charged with Illegal Reentry

Ewart Henry, a 71-year-old Jamaican national, made his initial appearance Monday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged in a criminal complaint with illegal reentry, Acting U.S. Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced.
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Police Charges Man with Attempted, Murder, Kidnapping

The V.I. Police Department on Friday arrested 22-year-old Leroy Simon Jr. and charged him with attempted murder and kidnapping in an attack on a woman in old Fredensberg, Frederiksted.
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Homicides 2017

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2017 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases are broken down by island. The Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing.
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St. Croix Visitor Drowns off Hotel on the Cay

A 54-year-old man visiting St. Croix from Wisconsin drowned Wednesday morning in Christiansted harbor off the Hotel on the Cay, the V.I. Police reported.
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Woman Robbed, Carjacked at Gunpoint

A woman was robbed at gunpoint and her car stolen just before midnight Tuesday in the La Grande Princess area, the V.I. Police Department reported.
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Nine Federal Officers Commissioned as V.I. Peace Officers

Nine federal law enforcement officers received commissions as Virgin Islands Peace Officers Monday after attending an orientation on V.I. history and culture at the Police Training Academy on St. Thomas, Attorney General Claude Earl Walker announced.
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Toddler Dies in Single-Car Crash

A two-year-old died late Thursday morning when the car the child was riding in was involved in a single-vehicle accident, the V.I. Police reported.
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Fight Leads to Man’s Death, Suspect Arrested

Two men fought in Villa La Reine Tuesday afternoon. When it was over, one was dead and the other in custody.
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Bermudez Pleads Guilty to Federal Program Fraud and Tax Charges

Celeste P. Bermudez, 41, formerly of St. Croix, pleaded guilty Monday in federal court on St. Thomas to theft of federal program funds and making and subscribing a false income tax return, acting U.S. Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced.
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