Police & Courts
A Colorado man was arrested October 19 at St. Croix's Henry E. Rohlsen Airport and charged for allegedly having three kilograms of cocaine in his luggage, the office of the U.S. Attorney for the Virgin Islands announced Thursday.
According to the V.I. Police Department, police arrested 39-year-old Jahmeel R. Williams of Barren Spot on October 19, charging him with failure to safely store firearm and child abuse.
U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced that a St. Croix man, Aneudis Acevedo, age 32, appeared before Magistrate Judge George W. Cannon, Jr. on Monday in District Court and pleaded guilty to resisting or impeding an officer of the United States.
The V.I. Police Department announced Monday it was looking for 65-year-old Johnny E. Caines on St. Croix, who was last seen Friday, Oct. 15. He is known to frequent the Louis E. Brown Villas in Estate Paradise.
The V.I. Police Department reports a man died in a one-car accident on St. Thomas Wednesday.
On October 13, at 12:51 p.m., officers were dispatched to Anna’s Retreat, St. Thomas to investigate an attempted armed robbery, the V.I. Police Department reports.
U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced that Tarik Babrow, a 24-year-old St. Thomas man, was sentenced by District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on the charge of conspiracy to possess marijuana with intent to distribute.
The Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands will resume hearing all oral arguments scheduled for the Oct. 12 session and, thereafter, in its courtroom at Crown Bay, St. Thomas.
An Estate Whim 19-year-old was arrested by the V.I. Police Department and and charged him with violating firearm laws. At 5:58 p.m. Thursday officers from the VIPD Special Operations Bureau were conducting a traffic stop on a vehicle operated by a man police identified as Andy L. Christian.
Detectives of the V.I. Police Department Criminal Investigation Bureau and officers of the Special Operations Bureau on Wednesday arrested 32-year-old Curtis Williams of no fixed address, charging him with wounding a man in a shooting Aug. 22 in the Watergut area.
According to the V.I. Police Department, on Oct. 6, at 6:20 p.m., police arrested Mackeem Appleton, age 28 of Contant Knolls – charged with 2nd degree rape, delinquency of a minor, child abuse, unlawful sexual contact, 2nd degree aggravated rape, and prohibition of visual medium depicting sexually explicit conduct.
In 2012, Messerly was convicted in Utah of attempted sexual exploitation of a minor and voyeurism by concealed electronic device, according to the Justice Department.
On September 28, at 7:49 a.m., police arrested Shakim Gumbs, age 39 of Bovoni Housing, charging him with 3rd Degree Assault, according to the V.I. Police Department. Gumbs allegedly assaulted the victim with a bat at a bus stop in Long Bay; and was later found in possession of...
Police have identified the victim of a one-car accident on St. Croix Friday as 31-year-old Andre Auguste, one of two suspects who were arrested and charged in 2017 for the murder of 23-year-old Dean Schneider.
The goal of the program is to break the cycle of drugs and violence by reducing the demand for, use of and trafficking of illegal drugs.