St. Thomas man charged with domestic violence

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A Florida jury has convicted V.I. Internal Revenue Bureau tax return controller Roystin David of cocaine trafficking, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.

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Two V.I. Water and Power Authority employees on St. Thomas are facing drug and gun charges after police say they were found in a vehicle in Estate Fortuna near where a man was found shot to death.

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The man shot to death near Kronprindsens Gade on St. Thomas on Tuesday evening has been identified as Frederick Martin, 50, according to St. Thomas-St. John Police Chief Barrington Thomas Sr.

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Police executed a warrant at a Harborview apartment Saturday on St. Croix and found an illegal weapon, ammunition and body armor, according to an affidavit filed in V.I. Superior Court.

A judge said Friday that prosecutors have a questionable case against a man accused of rape and attempted murder, after the victim recanted her accusations against him.

A man accused of importing fentanyl-laced drugs that may have killed a woman on St. Thomas has been ordered jailed without bond while he awaits trial, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.

A man already awaiting trial for domestic violence charges was ordered to undergo a psychological evaluation after he violated a restraining order and threatened to burn down a family member’s home, according to court documents and testimony.

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Marvin Forbes, 49, of Orlando, Fla., has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert.

A traffic stop on St. Thomas ended in a man being charged with a dozen crimes, including drug and gun possession, after police said he kicked through a patrol car cage and kicked open a water pipe in the police station.

A man already on pretrial release after his arrest in August for illegal gun possession was arrested again Friday and charged with first-degree rape, assault and false imprisonment, according to V.I. Superior Court records.

Kharim Moore of St. Thomas and Raquel Rivera of St. Croix have been sentenced in federal court in two separate drug possession cases resulting from attempting to smuggle marijuana through King Airport on St. Thomas.

A Florida man on vacation on St. Thomas was arrested after causing a disturbance at the airport, according to an affidavit filed by a V.I. Port Authority officer.

A St. Croix man is dead after he was approached while he was cutting the grass.

A man who moved to Florida in May from the Virgin Islands was arrested after police said he was found with more than four pounds of marijuana in his luggage at King Airport.

A St. Thomas man has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation after he was charged with domestic assault.

A 28-year-old Puerto Rican man has been sentenced to 2½ years in prison for bulk cash smuggling, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert.

Detectives are investigating a robbery and homicide on St. Croix that may be related, according to V.I. Police Department spokesman Toby Derima.

A St. Thomas man was arrested after police said he assaulted a woman and violated a restraining order, according to documents filed in V.I. Superior Court.

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A 32-year-old St. Thomas man has been charged with punching a 6-year-old girl in the face.

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The V.I. Police Department is asking for the St. Thomas community’s assistance in locating 30-year-old Carl Gumbs, who is wanted for first-degree rape.

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A 40-year-old man was ordered to undergo a psychological evaluation after a woman said he choked and physically assaulted her.

A man on St. Croix was ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation after he burglarized a boat and wielded a knife when officers confronted him, according to an affidavit filed by officers with the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources.

Johnny Caines is still officially missing on St. Croix, but police announced Wednesday that the unidentified, badly decomposed body of a Black male was found near a car registered to a recently-missing person.

Claudio Ponce Jr., who was released from prison in December, has been arrested again after police said he lured an elderly man to a remote area on St. Croix where he and an accomplice tied the victim up and stole his truck.

A St. Croix man was charged with aggravated assault and battery after police said he punched an officer investigating a disturbance at a bar, according to documents filed in V.I. Superior Court.

A St. Croix man charged with attempting to import meth is scheduled to go to trial in February, after spending more than a year in jail.

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