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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Police & Courts

Police Prevent Burglars from Making Off with Property

Police prevented two would-be burglars from escaping with their pilfered good Saturday morning after receiving a report of a burglary in Estate La Grande...

Ayala Gets 11 Years in Prison for Hobbs Act Robbery

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Monday sentenced 34-year-old Crucian Aracelis N. Ayala to 11 years in prison and five years of supervised release for Hobbs Act robbery and related gun offenses.

Drunken Driving Crackdown

As summer approaches, The V.I. Police Department is ramping up its enforcement efforts as part of a national crackdown on drunken driving.
Hadiyah Shabazz

Woman Charged with Stabbing Infant

The V.I. Police Department on Friday arrested 20-year-old Hadiyah Shabazz and charged her with stabbing a three-month old child.

Man Shot in the Face in Grove Place

A man was seriously injured Thursday when he was shot in the face at a bar in Grove Place, according to the V.I. Police Department.

Police Arrest Bank Suspect within Minutes of Robbery

Officers of the V.I. Police Department on Thursday morning captured a suspect in an armed bank robbery less than 10 minutes after the crime...

Woman Charged with Assault in Nightclub Attack

Miaela Melendez was arrested Saturday and charged after an incident that took place in May in which she allegedly slashed the face of another woman at a local nightclub.

V.I. Murder Suspect Arrested in Texas

A 43 year old St. Thomas man wanted on murder charges has been arrested in the state of Texas. Currup Williams was taken into custody on Wednesday morning based on outstanding warrants from the Virgin Islands charging him with first degree murder, first and third degree assaults, unauthorized firearm possession and reckless endangerment.

McDonalds in Golden Rock Burglarized

The McDonalds in Golden Rock Shopping Center near Christiansted was burglarized sometime Sunday after closing, according to the V.I. Police Department.
Hubert Lee (Photo provided by the VIPD)

Second Rape Suspect Arraigned, Third Sought

Link Baltimore, Jr., 18, pleaded 'not guilty' during an arraignment Friday charges related to his participation in the May 6 carjacking and rape of a minor. A third suspect was identified by the VIPD as Hubert Lee. He is the subject of a manhunt on the mainland.





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