An 18-year-old turned himself in to police Tuesday and was arrested in connection with a shooting at Barren Spot Village Mall, according to police spokesman Glen Dratte.

V.I. Police are searching for Akil Simmonds, who escaped from police custody on St. Croix, and police warned the public that he is dangerous.

V.I. Police on St. Croix are investigating after a man’s body was found in his own backyard in Christiansted, according to police spokesman Glen Dratte.

ST. THOMAS — A St. Thomas man who pleaded guilty to assaulting a woman in 2020 has been ordered to complete a batterers’ intervention program, according to V.I. Superior Court records.

ST. THOMAS — A Michigan man who moved to the territory nine months ago is now living in the St. Thomas jail, after police said he terrorized a woman, holding her captive and beating her in a bar bathroom, according to a probable cause fact sheet filed in V.I. Superior Court.

V.I. Police on St. Croix are searching for Jelani Ferdinand, who is wanted in connection with a child abuse and third-degree assault case.

ST. THOMAS — A 20-year-old man has been charged with shooting two people Saturday, leaving the victims with serious injuries, according to V.I. Police.

Two brothers charged with attempted murder on St. Croix appeared in court Monday, where an attorney for one of the men argued that he was acting in self defense.

Police are investigating multiple armed robberies on St. Croix on Saturday, and said they arrested one man who was driving a vehicle that had two guns — one real, one fake — a ski mask, and two other occupants, according to a probable cause fact sheet filed in V.I. Superior Court.

A Christiansted man was arrested Monday after a woman signaled to police that she was afraid of him, according to documents filed in V.I. Superior Court.

The V.I. Parole Board has scheduled hearings on parole applications for inmates at various institutions around the United States, including several convicted of serious crimes against children, according to the Bureau of Corrections.

ST. THOMAS — An 18-year-old St. Thomas resident is facing serious criminal charges after he led a group of assailants who beat another teen unconscious because of a dispute over sneakers, according to V.I. Police.

V.I. Police have charged two men with the April 20 murder of 26-year-old T’Quan Vanholten, who was gunned down in the area of Louie’s Market in Smith Bay.

ST. CROIX — Police on Wednesday released the name of the homicide victim on St. Croix following identification of next of kin, as well as more details of his killing.

V.I. Police are looking for Malik Rohlsen, who is wanted in connection with a first-degree burglary reported Saturday.

A St. Croix man already facing charges that he participated in a fraudulent check cashing ring was arrested again Sunday after he stalked a woman and used a knife to threaten her, according to documents filed in V.I. Superior Court.

Police arrested a woman wanted for a serious stabbing on St. Thomas, and charged men on St. Croix and St. Thomas in separate assaults.

A 22-year-old St. Croix man was charged with second-degree assault after police said he brutally beat a woman, who was able to escape and seek help, according to V.I. Police.

Police arrested two people in connection with a Jeep stolen from Hull Bay beach Friday, but a judge said investigators did not present enough evidence, and she did not find probable cause for the arrests.

The federal government is seeking forfeiture of a $180,000, 30-foot Hellkat catamaran once owned by Marc J. Thomas, who was shot and killed on St. Thomas in October, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.

ST. THOMAS — A 20-year-old man on trial for a 2019 gunpoint robbery was arrested again after police said he tried to intimidate two witnesses in the case, according to documents filed in V.I. Superior Court.

ST. THOMAS — A man has been charged with attempted burglary after he broke into a home and evaded capture for nearly two days, according to a probable cause fact sheet filed by V.I. Police.

A St. Thomas man was arrested and charged with rape after investigators found he had been having sex with an underage girl, according to documents filed in V.I. Superior Court.

ST. THOMAS — The V.I. Police Department announced Thursday night that a probe is underway by its Criminal Investigation Bureau into the death of a man Wednesday night shortly after falling from his hotel balcony.

ST. THOMAS — A man wanted on criminal charges in Texas was taken into custody at King Airport on Wednesday, according to V.I. Police.

A man charged with rape appeared in court Wednesday where his public defender argued that prosecutors lack evidence and that he should be released on his own recognizance.

Two men were arrested early Tuesday morning and charged with attempting to smuggle 174 pounds of cocaine from Puerto Rico to St. Thomas by boat, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.

ST. THOMAS — A man was arrested at King Airport and charged with smuggling approximately 12 pounds of cocaine, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.

A New York man was arrested on St. Thomas after police said he caused a drunken disturbance on a plane at King Airport, according to a probable cause fact sheet filed by V.I. Police.

Jimmy Davis, who’s accused of raping a 15-year-old girl on St. Croix, was arrested again after setting a fire in his St. Thomas jail cell, according to documents filed in V.I. Superior Court.

ST. CROIX — Kenson Barley, 47, who groped a 9-year-old girl in a parking lot, was sentenced Wednesday to serve eight years in prison, and is also faces deportation to St. Lucia.

V.I. Police responded in force at about 6:45 p.m. Wednesday to “a massive brawl” in the Oswald Harris Court housing community on St. Thomas.

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A St. Croix man with a history of violence against women has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison, with 15 years of supervised release, following his guilty plea to sex trafficking of a minor.

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A 22-year-old man who already has one domestic violence conviction was arrested again after police said he beat a woman on St. Thomas.

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A St. Croix man was arrested by warrant after officers found a gun in his vehicle during a search, according to V.I. Police spokesman Glen Dratte.

A St. John woman has had her latest criminal case dismissed, but it remains unclear whether she and others struggling with mental illness will get the help they need given the territory’s lack of treatment facilities, staff and diversion programs.

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