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STT Man Arrested Driving Stolen Vehicle, Police Say

An 18-year-old St. Thomas resident was arrested Friday after police recognized him from a security video they said showed him driving a stolen vehicle used in an armed robbery.

Four Injured After Chase, Shootout with Police on St. Croix

Four people – one adult males and three 17-year-olds – were treated for gunshot wounds at the Gov. Juan F. Luis Memorial Hospital after engaging in a shootout with police, the V.I. Police department reported.

Judicial Branch Temporarily Suspends In-person Services and Proceedings in August

The order, which goes into effect on Aug. 2 and remains in effect through Aug. 31, has been issued in response to the continued public health threat posed by COVID-19.

STX Man Sentenced to Over Five Years on Firearm Charge

Troy Lance Patterson age 52, of St. Croix was sentenced Tuesday in federal court by Judge Wilma Lewis to a term of sixty months of incarceration for carrying of a firearm during a drug trafficking offense.
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Four Charged with Possession of Unlicensed Firearm

Four St. Thomas men were arrested early Wednesday morning and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm by police officers investigating an armed robbery, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Puerto Ricans Arrested After Reportedly Tossing Cash Into The Ocean

Two men from Vieques, Puerto Rico, were arrested Monday on St. Thomas on criminal charges related to their alleged involvement in concealing or attempting to conceal more than $100,000 in currency aboard a vessel outfitted for smuggling.
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Police Investigate Armed Robbery in Havensight

Three men reported being robbed at gunpoint Friday night in the Havensight area, the V.I. Police department reported in a news release issued Monday.

STT Man Arrested at Airport, Charged with Possession of Marijuana

Allany Peterson-Mendez, a 25-year-old St. Thomas man, was Friday at the Cyril E. King Airport on criminal charges related to his alleged possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

Brown Named Deputy Chief for STJ; Newton to Direct Internal Affairs

Police Lt. Clayton Brown has been appointed deputy chief of police for the island of St. John, and Vivianne P. Newton as director of the Internal Affairs and Applicant Screening Bureau
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St. Thomas Man Charged with Possession of Unlicensed Firearm

A 23-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested Friday and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm, the V.I. Police Department reported.