Ethelbert "Bert" Benjamin, 57, as arrested Friday on a warrant charging him with rape, the third time he has been charged with with rape, and each charge was for a different victims, according to the V.I. Police Department.
Authorities in the British Virgin Islands executed arrest warrants on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice and took two men into custody, one of which has had ties to Virgin Islands horse racing. Earl “Bob” Hodge and former Customs officer Robert “Tico” Harrigan were remanded to c
District Court Judge Raymond L. Finch on Tuesday sentenced Carmelo Cruz-Velez, a 52-year-old Puerto Rican national, to 46 months in prison for conspiracy to possess a controlled substance with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced. Finch also sentenced Cruz-Ve