October 22, 2017 6:32 pm Last modified: 6:19 pm


N'Zinger Makeda Williams

Woman Charged with Blackmailing Man

V.I. Police on Saturday arrested 23 -year-old N’Zinger Makeda Williams and charged her with blackmail. According to the VIPD, on July 22, Williams demanded money from a friend and told him if he didn’t pay her she would tell police he had raped her. Williams also demanded the ma
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STX Man Gets 57 Months for Possession of Child Porn

Antonio Sanes-Carmona, 45 of St. Croix, was sentenced Wednesday to 57 months in prison, five years of supervised release and a fine of $1,000 for possession of child pornography, acting U.S. Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced.
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Vanessa N. Jackson (VIPD photo)

U.S. Customs Agent Charged with Domestic Violence Assault

Vanessa N. Jackson, a 27-year-old U.S. Customs Agent, was arrested Thursday and charged with first-degree assault/domestic violence, the V.I. Police Department reported.
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Police Prevent Burglars from Making Off with Property

Police prevented two would-be burglars from escaping with their pilfered good Saturday morning after receiving a report of a burglary in Estate La Grande Princess, according to the V.I. Police Department. At 4:53 a.m., a concerned citizen called the 911 emergency center to report a pa
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Ayala Gets 11 Years in Prison for Hobbs Act Robbery

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Monday sentenced 34-year-old Crucian Aracelis N. Ayala to 11 years in prison and five years of supervised release for Hobbs Act robbery and related gun offenses.
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Drunken Driving Crackdown

As summer approaches, The V.I. Police Department is ramping up its enforcement efforts as part of a national crackdown on drunken driving.
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Hadiyah Shabazz

Woman Charged with Stabbing Infant

The V.I. Police Department on Friday arrested 20-year-old Hadiyah Shabazz and charged her with stabbing a three-month old child.
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Man Shot in the Face in Grove Place

A man was seriously injured Thursday when he was shot in the face at a bar in Grove Place, according to the V.I. Police Department.
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Police Arrest Bank Suspect within Minutes of Robbery

Officers of the V.I. Police Department on Thursday morning captured a suspect in an armed bank robbery less than 10 minutes after the crime was reported, according to police. At 9:16 a.m. Thursday the 911 call center received a robbery alarm from the Bank of St.Croix in Peters Rest. A
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Woman Charged with Assault in Nightclub Attack

Miaela Melendez was arrested Saturday and charged after an incident that took place in May in which she allegedly slashed the face of another woman at a local nightclub.
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