Four friends sitting together outside within the John F. Kennedy Housing Community said they were approached from behind by two masked men with guns, who ordered them to the ground.
Police on St. Croix are investigating an attempted robbery that took place Saturday in Christiansted, in which three young men punched a woman in the face and tried to take her bag.
Police received a report Saturday that a man had been robbed of $6,000 cash Saturday by a man he had met the previous week.
Three men reportedly robbed an Estate Grove Place homeowner doing repairs on his residence Sunday afternoon. The victim said it was the second time he'd been robbed in a week.
A resident of Estate Grove Place filed a report with police at about 3:50 p.m. Friday, saying he had been robbed Thursday in his residence by a group of a dozen men, some of them armed.
The V.I. Police Department announced four arrests that took place on St. Croix on Wednesday and Thursday.
Five people have been arrested on weapons charges, V.I. Police reported, and firearms have been seized – including a machine gun and a Glock handgun believed to be stolen from a police officer.
St. Croix police request the community’s assistance in locating Wanda Rivas, 47, who reported missing by her family and last seen May 18 near The Ice Cream Shoppe in Sunny Isle.
Chief District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on Wednesday sentenced Luke Lubrin, 46, of St. Croix to four years of probation for manufacturing marijuana, including six months of home confinement.
Michael “Rambo” Lewis of Water Bay was arrested Wednesday on St. Thomas and charged with three counts of possession of an unlicensed firearm, the V.I. Police Department reported.