A St. Croix man, who police say was found with a gun while officers were investigating gunshots in Estate Barren Spot on Tuesday night, was released after paying just a fraction of his bail.
A 33-year-old man is facing the possibility of life in prison after admitting he took part in an attempt to smuggle bails of cocaine aboard a Venezuelan-registered boat. In 2019, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley intercepted the 55-foot La Gran Tormenta about 38 nautical miles south…
A judge said Monday that the Virgin Islands government must find a better way to care for residents who are being repeatedly arrested and jailed because of untreated mental health issues.
A 25-year-old man will likely spend the better part of the next 14 years in federal prison after being sentenced for his role in forcing a couple from their home to retrieve the man’s wallet after they had already taken two vehicles, two iPhones and an iPad.
A St. Croix man was arrested Monday after police say he attempted to run over a woman and crashed his vehicle into a wall while she was with him.
Two St. Thomas men, who are accused of robbing a third man of his jewelry at gunpoint, are facing multiple assault and gun-related charges in the second reported robbery at Havensight Mall last month, according to V.I. Police.
Two men have been charged with illegally smuggling three nationals from India who had been previously deported from the United States, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.
TORTOLA — The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force has issued an arrest warrant for 21-year-old Erick Rabsatt of Pasea Estate, who is suspected in last month’s shooting death of Jaimez Stoutt.
A St. Thomas man was arrested and charged with domestic violence assault after a pregnant woman said he had been beating her for months, according to an affidavit filed by V.I. Police.
TORTOLA — Royal Virgin Islands Police Force Commissioner Mark Collins has announced additional charges against prison escapee Jose Almestica and three people who harbored him.
Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence convicted con man Yamini Potter to nearly three-and-a-half years in prison, while his public defender is seeking a slightly more lenient sentence of 27 months, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.
With his latest trial date approaching, boxer John Jackson has been filing motions seeking release from jail, where he’s been detained without bond for nearly three years on charges including child rape and pornography.
The federal government is still working to enforce a restitution order of more than $1.28 million against Spencer Wayne Allen, the arsonist currently in prison for burning down the Navy recruitment office at Nisky Center on St. Thomas and setting two other fires on federal property in 2017.
A St. Thomas woman claimed ownership of a stolen gun that was found on her husband when he was admitted to Schneider Hospital on Thursday, according to V.I. Police.
The trial of Paul “Bogus” Girard and several of his accused co-conspirators in a massive criminal enterprise has been delayed yet again due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A St. Thomas man was arrested early Saturday after police say he threatened a store attendant with a gun and attempted to evade police by jumping from the second story of a building.
A man is facing more than 30 years in prison after he was charged with assaulting a woman on St. Croix, and admitted to using a concrete brick to smash through the door of an apartment where she was staying, according to documents filed in V.I. Superior Court.
A public defender asked a judge to release a St. Croix man charged with a nonviolent property crime from the Bureau of Corrections, citing the threat to inmates’ health posed by the exponential surge in COVID-19 cases.
One person was killed and another injured Tuesday afternoon in a shooting near D. Hamilton Jackson Terrace housing community on St. Croix, according to V.I. Police spokesman Toby Derima.
A St. Thomas man was arrested on Christmas Eve morning after police executed a search warrant and found an unlicensed firearm under his bed, according to documents filed in V.I. Superior Court.
Police investigating gunshots on St. Thomas early Christmas morning arrested a man caught driving with an illegal gun, according to documents filed in V.I. Superior Court.
A toddler reported missing on St. Croix is with her father in Illinois and not believed to be in danger, and V.I. Police Commissioner Ray Martinez said Thursday that investigators will continue working with mainland and federal law enforcement partners until the mother’s missing person repor…
A day after an alert was issued for a 2-year-old St. Croix girl whose mother reported her missing, a V.I. police spokesperson said investigators believe she had been kidnapped by her father.
V.I. Police officers arrested a St. Croix man on multiple charges Saturday when officers found him with marijuana and a handgun after he was accused of assaulting a woman.
TORTOLA — Three people arrested in connection with hiding 33-year-old Jose Almestica following his escape from prison after it was breached during Hurricane Irma, face up to 14 years in prison, according to a statement by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force.
V.I. Police have finally released information about a deadly assault on St. Croix, nearly a year after the victim suffered injuries that led to his death.
Nine people have been charged with a cocaine smuggling operation that used a fleet of Jet Skis to transport bricks of the drug from Mermaid’s Chair on St. Thomas, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.