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STT Man Charged with Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle

At about 7:15 p.m. Sunday, officers from the V.I. Police Department arrested Kwanza Pasha George, age 31 of Paul M. Pearson Gardens, and charged him with unauthorized use of a vehicle.
Isaiah Ishmael Simmonds (VIPD photo)

Man Charged with Assault on Family Member

At about 8:30 a.m. Monday, detectives from the V.I. Police Department's Domestic Violence Unit arrested 36-year-old Isaiah Simmonds of Estate Bovoni and charged him with first-degree assault/domestic violence.
John Challenger (VIPD photo)

Police Charge STX Man with Forgery, Filing Forged Instrument

At approximately 8:32 a.m. Saturday, detectives from the VIPD's Economic Crime Unit arrested 35-year-old John Challenger of Estate Cane Carlton on an arrest warrant charging him with forgery and filing or recording forged instruments.
Jimmy Davis (VIPD photo)

VIPD Seeks STX Man Charged with Rape and on Federal Warrant

The VIPD is searching for Jimmy Davis of St. Croix, who is a suspect in the forcible rape of a 15-year-old minor that occurred on April 3. There is also a federal warrant for his arrest, charging him with violation of supervised release.

Frederiksted Fast Food Restaurant Held Up

A Frederiksted fast-food-restaurant was robbed Thursday evening by two armed men who then fled on foot, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Unresponsive Female Found at STX Residence

A 62-year-old woman was found Monday hanging in her yard, the V.I. Police Department reported. The woman had no vital signs.
The R.H. Amphlett Leader Justice Complex, home of the Superior Court on St. Croix. (File photo)

Judge Says Wrongful Death Claim Can Proceed in UVI Post-Fete Shooting

The 2013 shooting death of a man who showed up for a tramp and dance party can be heard by a jury as a matter of wrongful death. This after a judge in the St. Croix Superior Court rejected a motion by the University of the Virgin Islands to have a civil claim of negligence resolved by a judge.

Vivianne Newton Named Deputy Chief for STJ

Police Commissioner Trevor Velinor on Wednesday announced the appointment of Detective Vivianne Newton to the position of deputy chief of police on St. John.
VIPD officers and the Medical Examiner's office respond to the Good Hope Townhouses, where 17-year-old male minor was found dead of a gunshot wound. (VIPD photo)

STX Teen Succumbs to Gunshot Wound

A 17-year-old male died of a gunshot wound Tuesday afternoon in the Good Hope Townhouses, the V.I. Police Department reported.

V.I. Judicial Branch Modifies Operations Again

To enforce social distancing protocols, effective Friday, March 27, the judicial branch has further curtailed operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.





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