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Texas Woman Charged with Falsifying COVID-19 Test Result

Breanna K. Ward, a 34-year-old from Kingwood, Texas, who was already in the custody of the V.I. Bureau of Corrections was arrested again Friday and charged with posting a false COVID-19 test result to gain access to the USVI.
A Virgin Islands Police Department vehicle sits parked in front of the V.I.P.D. (Source photo by Bethaney Lee)

Two Injured in Explosion Aboard Vessel Off STJ

Two men were treated at the Schneider Regional Health Center Friday for a variety of injuries they received in an explosion on a boat off St. John Friday morning.

Moot Court Competition Names Winners

The recordings of both days of the competition are available on the “Media Services” page of the vicourts website under the link “Video Archive.”
A Virgin Islands Police Department vehicle sits parked in front of the V.I.P.D. (Source photo by Bethaney Lee)

STX Woman Charged with Uploading Altered COVID-19 Test Result

Shania Shervington, age 35 of Estate Whim, was arrested at 8:15 p.m. Monday by officers of the COVID-19 Enforcement Task Force, and charged her with uploading faked COVID-19 test results, the V.I. Police Department reported.
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.
Henry Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix. (File photo)

Man Charged with Falsifying Negative COVID-19 Test to Travel to V.I.

Law enforcement officers at 1:50 p.m. Saturday, arrested 54-year-old Clifford H. Mattson of Annaly Estate and charged him with making fraudulent claims upon the government and sending or delivering false messages.

Judicial Branch Extends In-Person Proceedings Through May 14

All judicial branch facilities remain open to judicial officers, court staff, attorneys, litigants and members of the public for the purpose of conducting official business.

Crime of the Week: Crime Stoppers Offers Rewards for Info

The anonymous tip service Crime Stoppers USVI is offering a $5,000 cash reward for information leading to the arrest of suspects responsible for these crimes.

Crime of the Week: Crime Stoppers Highlights Pair of Homicides

Two homicides, one that happened two weeks ago and another two decades ago are the Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week cases.
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STJ Man Charged with Rape Turns Himself In

At around 6:30 a.m. Saturday 40-year-old Leopold Chinnery Jr. of Estate Adrian turned himself in to police after learning that he was wanted, the V.I. Police Department reported.