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Three Killed, One Injured in Three Shootings Friday on STT

Three men were killed and a fourth seriously injured Friday in three separate shootings on St. Thomas, according to the V.I. Police Department.
VIPD patrol car. (Linda Morland photo)

Police to Address Friday Shootings in Press Briefing *Update*

Officials from the Virgin Islands Police Department will hold a press briefing at noon on Saturday to address gun violence incidents that occurred Friday on St. Thomas, including one fatal shooting and one that left a man in serious condition in the hospital.

Warner Pleads Guilty to Possessing Marijuana

Tashawn T.A. Warner, 24, resident of St. Thomas, pleaded guilty in federal court to possession of marijuana. U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced Thursday.

STT Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Part in Cocaine Conspiracy

King Bob Leonard, 28, of St. Thomas, was sentenced Thursday to 37 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute cocaine, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert for the District of the Virgin Islands announced.

Former Resident Sentenced for Mailing Firearms to St. Thomas

A former Virgin Islands resident was sentenced Thursday to 45 months and 17 days in prison for mailing firearms to St. Thomas, U.S. Attorney for the District of the Virgin Islands Gretchen C.F. Shappert reported.
A Virgin Islands Police Department vehicle sits parked in front of the V.I.P.D. (Source file photo by Bethaney Lee)

St. Thomas Man Charged with Violating Court Order

The V.I. Police Department on Tuesday afternoon arrested 50-year-old Darrell Thomas of Anna's Retreat on St. Thomas, charging him with contempt of court, domestic violence.
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Man from DR Charged with Illegally Reentering the United States

Timoteo Upia-Frias, a 73-year-old Dominican Republican national, was arrested Friday on St. Thomas and charged with illegally reentering the United States, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced Tuesday.

10th and Final Defendant in Tax Fraud Case Convicted by Jury

After a six-day trial, a federal jury Monday evening found Jacinta Gussie, age 58 of St. Croix, guilty in complex tax fraud case, the 10th and final defendant in the case, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced in a news release issued Tuesday.

Man Wanted for Parole Violation in Texas Arrested on STT

The V.I. Police Department on Monday arrested Michael Morgan, age 51 of Austin, Texas, and charged him with being a fugitive from justice.

STT Man Charged with Burglary, Kidnapping

Simon L. Rawlins, Jr., age 33 of Thomasville Apartments, turned himself in to police Sunday after learning that he was wanted in an incident that took place Saturday night.