TORTOLA — An ex-convict has been charged in the slaying of popular softball player George “Shawala” Borrows inside his British Virgin Islands home on Sept. 2.

A 23-year-old St. Croix man is facing a possible 20-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to attempting to lure children into sex online, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert.

A 26-year-old man is facing the possibility of 10 years behind bars after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert.

V.I. Police are investigating after a man was found dead near the Limetree Bay man camp Wednesday morning on St. Croix, according to spokesman Toby Derima.

A dispute over $15 worth of crack cocaine resulted in one St. Croix man attacking another with a machete so viciously he nearly severed the victim’s wrist, according to documents filed in V.I. Superior Court.

A California woman who was driving an off-road vehicle on St. Croix told police she’d been drinking alcohol and believed she was in the correct lane when she crashed into a motorcycle head on, killing 55-year-old Richard M. Boehm of Cane Bay, according to documents filed in V.I. Superior Court.

Officers are investigating after a woman was shot while driving on the St. Thomas waterfront Tuesday evening, according to a news release from V.I. Police spokesman Toby Derima.

A 24-year-old St. Thomas man was fatally shot Sunday, according to V.I. Police spokesman Toby Derima.

Accused child rapist Jimmy Davis was scheduled to return to court Wednesday, but his tendency to spit on guards prompted prosecutors to ask for a continuance, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.

Man charged in theft of used car batteries

Body discovered in water at Altona Lagoon on St. CroixPolice are seeking the cause of death of a man found floating in Altona Lagoon early Thursday evening.

Two armed men are wanted for holding up a St. Croix restaurant Sunday evening and leaving with the cash register.

Former Casino Control Commission Chairwoman Violet Anne Golden has asked to have her sentencing conducted via videoconference to minimize the risk of coronavirus transmission, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.

A St. Thomas man admitted to stealing $200 cash from the register at RaceTrack gas station on Rhymer Highway, but the business’s owners believe he may have taken more than $23,000 since they opened in February, according to court records.

Prosecutors have asked a judge to revoke the supervised term of release for Jimmy Davis, accused of raping a 15-year-old girl on St. Croix just days after being freed from custody, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.

V.I. Police are investigating after a dog was shot with a pellet gun on St. Croix, the second such animal cruelty incident in two weeks.

Jonathan Scribner of St. Croix was arrested Thursday and charged with illegally carrying a firearm and ammunition, according to V.I. Superior court records.

A St. Thomas man who admitted that he tried to profit off the 2017 hurricanes has been given another 18 months in which to complete a pretrial diversion program, according to documents filed Friday in U.S. District Court.

Two men traveling on the same plane from Miami were arrested Friday and charged with smuggling more than 40 pounds of marijuana, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.

Just after noon Sunday, officers were dispatched to the Oswald Harris Court Housing Community on St. Thomas in reference to a partially decomposed body.

Police are seeking the public’s assistance after two gunmen robbed the downtown Frederiksted KFC restaurant Thursday night.

A St. Corix man is charged with arson after reportedly setting fire to a car belonging to a woman he had previously been in a relationship with.

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