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VIPD patrol car. (Linda Morland photo)

Citizens Detain Homicide Suspect

Several concerned citizens detained a suspect in a Friday shooting on St. Croix in which the victim died, the V.I. Police Department reported. The suspect detained by the crowd was identified as 19-year-old Jurmanie Ajanie Kaieem Forde.

Crime of the Week: Crime Stoppers Seeks Tips on Homicides

The anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, seeks the public’s help to resolve two recent homicides.
Mervin Daniel (VIPD photo)

VIPD Arrests Daniel in Extortion Case

Officers from the V.I. Police Department on Tuesday arrested 39-year-old Hubert Mervin Daniel, 39, of Pile Strade on St. Thomas and charged him with extortion and threat of domestic violence.

Man Dies in Motorcycle-Minivan Accident

A St. Thomas man was killed Sunday night when the motorcycle he was driving was involved in a collision with a minivan on Weymounth Rhymer Highway in the vicinity of Market Square East, according to the V.I. Police Department.

Body Found in St. John Apartment

A body was found Sunday afternoon in an apartment on St. John, according to the V.I. Police Department. The VIPD Major Crime Unit was notified of a body found at 3:25 p.m. in an apartment on St. John in the area of Glucksberg.

Krigger Arrested in Sunday Homicide on STX

The V.I. Police Department on Monday arrested 20-year-old Amari Krigger and chaged him with first-degree murder in the death Sunday of Eustace "Tiger" Samuels. Krigger was held without bail.
A photo in use on Facebook, What's App and other social media shows police responding to the Saturday morning shooting in Charlotte Amalie.

Amijah Charles Killed, Minor Injured in Saturday Shooting on STT

One man was killed and a minor wounded when shooting broke out in the vicinity of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Charlotte Amalie while Saturday morning services were going on, according to the V.I. Police Department.

Police Charge 19-Year-Old with Burglary

Officers o the V.I. Police Department's Criminal Investigation Bureau arrested Elieser Edwards, a 19-year-old resident of the Paul M. Pearson Housing Community on St. Thomas and charged him with first-degree burglary.

Homicides 2019

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2019 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases are broken down by island. Unlike the police and some other media, the Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing.
VIPD patrol car. (Linda Morland photo)

Shooting on St. Croix Leaves One Dead, Three Injured

One man was killed and three injured in a shooting Thursday evening in Estate Catherine's Rest on St. Croix. The fatality victim was identified by family members as 23-year-old Akido Parrilla.

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