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Police & Courts

St. Croix Man Charged with Animal Cruelty

The V.I. Police Department arrested Ala Zatar on Wednesday and charged him with two counts of animal abuse and disturbance of the peace after an incident in which two dogs were injured.

St. Croix Man Pleads Guilty to Mailing a Firearm

Shawki Thomas, 25, pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday before the Honorable George W. Cannon to one count of unlawful mailing of a firearm, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

VIPD Issues Reminder of Good Friday Liquor Restrictions

Police Department on Tuesday reminded Virgin Islanders of restrictions on the sale and service of alcoholic beverages on Friday, which is Good Friday in the Christian calendar.

Two Injured in Good Hope Shooting

A man and woman were shot and seriously injured Monday evening during an incident in the Good Hope Condominiums, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Two Arrested After Home Invasion

Two suspects, a 19-year-old and a 15-year-old minor, were arrested Sunday and charged with burglary after a home invasion earlier in the day in Estate Catherine's Rest, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Michigan Woman Charged with Attempting to Smuggle Marijuana

A 30-year-old Michigan woman was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana after allegedly arriving to the St. Thomas airport with 23 kilos of marijuana in her luggage.

V.I. May Automatically Take DNA Samples in Felony Arrests

Every person charged with a felony, violent crime or misdemeanor sexual offense will be required to give a DNA sample if a bill approved unanimously in committee Wednesday is enacted into law.

Probation and Fines for Conspiracy to Possess Marijuana

Lamont Sweeney and Shawn Webster were each sentenced to three years of probation and to pay $600 in fines for their roles in a scheme to receive marijuana mailed to St. Croix.

Three Injured in Two Auto Accidents

Three people were injured in two unrelated traffic accidents Sunday and Monday on St. Croix, according to the V.I. Police Department.

St. Croix Man Sentenced for Robbery

Senior District Court Judge Raymond Finch on Friday sentenced Edigberto Diaz, 46, to seven years in federal prison for using and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence.





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