April 28, 2017 1:55 pm Last modified: 1:25 pm

Police

Man Gets 46 Months in Cocaine Conspiracy

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
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St. Croix Man Gets Probation for Mailing Firearm

Waleed Lang, 33, of St. Croix was sentenced to five years probation Tuesday on a charge of unlawfully mailing a firearm into the territory, according to U.S. Attorney Ronald E. Sharpe. District Court Judge Raymond L. Finch also ordered Lang to pay a fine of $500 along with a special a
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Man Charged with Stabbing Girlfriend

Joseph Brow, 31, was arrested on Monday and charged him with stabbing his girlfriend with a broken bottle, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. According to police, the woman, whose name was withheld, walked into the Wilbur Francis Command about 6 p.m. Monday said that a
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Police Seek ‘Person Of Interest’ in Homicide

The V.I. Police Department is looking for 19-year-old Samuel 'Ghost' Roberts, described by police as a person of interest in a homicide. Police said Roberts is armed and considered dangerous.
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Man Sentenced for Bulk Cash Smuggling

District Court Senior Judge Raymond L. Finch on Tuesday sentenced Ramon Lacen-Santiago to 10 months in prison for bulk cash smuggling, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.
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Finch Sentences Man in Cocaine Possession Case

District Court Senior Judge Raymond L. Finch on Monday sentenced Jose Luis Pacheco-Montes, 34, of Puerto Rico to 46 months in prison for attempted possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.
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Man Pleads Guilty to Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Shawn McIntosh, 24, pleaded guilty Monday in federal court on St. Croix to being a felon in possession of a firearm.
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Man Charged with Weapons Possession

Officers on mobile patrol early Sunday morning noticed a vehicle stopped on the side of Northside Road in Golden Rock and their investigation resulted in the arrest of a man on charges of narcotics and weapons possession.
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Robberies Prompt VIPD to Warn Public

A robbery and attempted robbery over the weekend prompted the V.I. Police Department to issue a community alert Monday, with suggestions for how to avoid becoming a victim.
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Rape Suspect Arrested in Frederiksted

A 30-year-old man accused of raping a 14-year-old girl turned himself in Saturday, the V.I. Police Department reported.
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