Mikhail Woodley, a 30-year-old St. Thomas man, was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree rape/domestic violence, the V.I. Police Department reported.
One man was killed and another injured in a shooting Friday afternoon in the Bethlehem Village Housing Community in Estate Profit. According to the V.I. Police Department, the slain man was identified by next of kin as 28-year-old Akeem Herbert.
Ron Delano Kuntz, 44, of St. Thomas, and Shawn McIntosh, 25, and Keon Wilson, 23, of St. Croix, were sentenced Thursday for their roles in the armed robbery of the Gems and Gold Corner jewelry store, located on the St. Thomas waterfront, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.
Winston DeCastro, 45, of St. Croix, was sentenced in District Court Thursday on the charge of aiding and abetting the distribution of cocaine base, also known as “crack cocaine,” U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.
Domingo Diaz, a 40-year-old from the Dominican Republic, was arrested Monday and charged with possession with the intent to distribute cocaine and attempted possession with the intent to distribute cocaine in a plot that utilized the mail.
Osvaldo Tavarez, 48, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller Tuesday for his initial court appearance after a federal grand jury returned a two-count indictment charging him with transportation of a minor with intent to engage in illegal sexual activity.
Police found the body of a gunshot victim Sunday morning behind the Gas for Less Service Station on St. Croix.
In separate, unrelated cases Wednesday, District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced two men – Kenneth James, 51, of Dominica, and Dean Baptiste, 53, of St. Thomas – to prison.
Lester Gabriel Charles, 35, pleaded guilty before District Judge Curtis V. Gomez to possession of a firearm by an illegal alien, U.S. Attorney Gretchen...
On Monday, 50-year-old Glenroy Francis Sr. was arrested and charged in a sexual assault of a minor that took place in January, the V.I. Police Department reported.