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Shots Reportedly Fired on Veteran’s Drive

The V.I. Police Department is investigating a report of shots being fired Tuesday at a vehicle on Veterans Drive near the pedestrian bridge in the vicinity of the Addelita Cancryn Junior High School.
A Virgin Islands Police Department vehicle sits parked in front of the V.I.P.D. (Source photo by Bethaney Lee)

Homicides 2021

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2020 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases are broken down by island.
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St. Croix Man Shot to Death in Williams Delight

The V.I. Police Department is investigating a homicide that took place in the streets of Estate Williams Delight. The victim was identified as 30-year-old Kevin Jerome.
The District Court building on St. Croix. (File photo)

STX Sex Offender Sentenced to 10 Years on Federal Charges

Robert Black, age 50, of St. Croix, was sentenced Friday to spend 10 years in prison on charges of attempted coercion and enticement and failure to register as a sex offender, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

Two Treated for Injuries in STX Shooting

Two people were treated for gunshot wounds Saturday night after an incident at the Harbor View Apartments in Christiansted, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Crime of the Week: Reward Offered for Recent Home Invasion Suspects

Crime Stoppers USVI is offering a $5,000 cash reward for information leading to the arrest of suspects responsible for the Crimes of the Week, three home invasions that took place recently on St. Croix.
St. Croix District Courthouse

Death of Key Witness Casts Cloud Over Yamini Potter Case

The death of a key witness and the introduction of a new judge into an ongoing federal fraud case have knocked what seemed like an open-and-shut case off of a judicial fast track.

VIPD Temporarily Closing STJ’s Leander Jurgen Command

The VIPD's Leander Jurgen Command in Cruz Bay will close temporarily beginning Monday following the discovery that some employees at the station may have been exposed to the corornavirus.
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Estate Frydendahl Man Charged with Domestic-Violence Assault

The V.I. Police on Sunday arrested police arrested Emile Ronaldo Lake, age 41 of Frydendahl, charging him with third-degree assault/domestic violence.

Jet Ski Dispute Pits Law of the Land Against Law of the Sea

A St. Thomas man is set to appear in court on Feb. 5 after he was charged with taking a Jet Ski found floating in Magens Bay. But the lawyer representing the defendant says other laws are at play in an apparent case of first come, first salvage.