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Saturday, April 17, 2021

Police & Courts

Crime of the Week: Crime Stoppers Spotlights Homicides

Two recent homicides and a third that took place almost seven years ago are the Crime Stoppers Crimes of the Week.
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Stapleton Arrested, Charged with First-Degree Rape

At about 6:40 a.m. Wednesday detectives of the Criminal Investigation Bureau and officers of the Special Operations Bureau arrested Kyle Stapleton, age 34 of Tan Tan Terrace, on a warrant issued by the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands.
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Police Searching for Person of Interest in Tuesday Homicide

Tips from the community have helped the V.I. Police Department identify a person of interest in the murder of 35-year-old Akeem Dore, who was found unresponsive Tuesday night in Oswald Harris Court.

Two Killed in Separate Shooting Incidents on St. Thomas

The V.I. Police Department is investigating two homicides that occurred in separate incidents on St. Thomas Tuesday. The deaths were the first two homicides on St. Thomas since the beginning of the year, the 12th and 13th in the territory.

VIPD Asks Community’s Help in Locating Missing Woman

The Virgin Islands Police Department is asking for the community’s assistance in locating 41-year-old Sarm Joan Lillian Heslop, who was reported missing on Monday.

Police Seek Tarik Babrow in Connection with Shooting

The Virgin Islands Police Department is looking for 23-year-old Tarik Babrow in connection with a shooting incident that occurred Tuesday, March 2, on Veterans Drive, near Cancryn Bridge.
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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.
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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.
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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.