May 22, 2017 10:48 pm Last modified: 3:50 pm

Police

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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Commissioner Remembers the Day Sweeney Died

Delroy Richards said he was closely connected with six of the seven officers whose graves were visited in the morning as part of National Police Week observance.
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Two Injured in Mount Pleasant Shooting

Two men were shot repeatedly early Sunday in the Mount Pleasant area of Frederiksted, the V.I. Police reported.
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Possible Suicide Reported at Golden Grove *Updated*

A prisoner at the Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility was found unresponsive in his cell and is being considered a possible suicide.
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Man Charged with Unlawful Sexual Contact

V.I. Police officers on Monday arrested 64-year-old James Lealand Johnston Jr. on a warrant issued by the magistrate judge of the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands.
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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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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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