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Police & Courts

Horse Killed by Gunfire on STX; Man Arrested

The V.I. Police Department on Monday arrested 32-year-old Ashnel Evelle Walters on St. Croix and charged him in a shooting that killed a horse and injured the man riding it.
The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley performs sea trials in 2016. The ship, with a top speed of 28 knots and a range of about 3,000 miles, is a part of the Joint Inter-Agency Task Force South. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Eric D. Woodall)

Venezuelan Pleads Guilty to Possession of a Controlled Substance

Roman Jose Aguilera Gig, 39, of Venezuela, pled guilty Friday in District Court on St. Croix to one count of possession of a controlled substance on board a vessel, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

Grove Place Shooting Leaves One Dead

A man later identified as 25-year-old David Gonzalez was shot to death Saturday afternoon in the Mutual Homes Housing complex in Grove Place, the V.I. Police Department reported.
David Cannonier, assistant police chief for St. John.

Five on STJ Face Robbery, Gun Charges

Two minor males and three adult males were arrested in Cruz Bay late Monday night, October 22, on charges relating to a robbery and gun possession.

Major Crime Unit Investigates Body Found In Burnt Vehicle

The Major Crimes Unit of the V.I. Police Department is investigating a body found in burned vehicle Friday morning on St. Thomas.

STJ Man Charged with Smuggling Illegal Aliens

Brice Todman, 36, of St. John, was arrested Monday on a criminal complaint charging him with bringing aliens into the United States, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

STX Man Dies of Apparent Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

A Mon Bijou man, identified by police as 74-year-old Efrain Rivera, died Sunday, apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. According to the V.I. Police Department,...

Grove Place Shooting Leaves One Dead

A shooting Saturday evening in the Estate Grove Place ball park area left 33-year-old Daniel D. Peters dead, the V.I. Police Department reported.

STX Woman Charged with Child Abuse

The V.I. Police Department arrested 26-year-old Briana Norris at approximately 11 a.m. Saturday and charged her with child abuse.

Suspect Arrested in Hospital Ground Shooting

The V.I. Police Department on Thursday arrested 29-year-old Aubrey A. Frett and charged him in the June 26 shooting that left one man injured in the Hospital Ground area.





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