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Police & Courts

Man Found Shot to Death in Estate Carlton

A man was shot and killed Tuesday evening in Estate Carlton on St. Croix, the V.I. Police Department reported. The victim was identified by family members as 37-year-old Travis Blair of Estate Carlton.
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VIPD Identifies Two Homicide Victims Found on St. Croix This Summer

The Virgin Islands Police Department on Monday released the identities of two people found deceased on St. Croix. Both cases have been classed as homicides. The two deaths bring the number of homicides in the territory to 28 since the beginning of the year.
Ron De Lugo Federal Courthouse

A Note From Jail Halts Jury Selection for John Jackson’s Rape Trial

The scheduled start of trial for St. Thomas boxer John Jackson has been put on hold for now after the defendant complained that his rights to due process were being denied. The judge heading up the proceedings sent people who appeared for jury selection home late Monday morning.
VIPD patrol car. (Linda Morland photo)

STT Man Charged with Sexual Assault of Minor

Jefferson Faustin, age 31 of Estate Lovenlund, turned himself in to the V.I. Police department at 9:48 p.m. Saturday after learning he was wanted. According to police he was arrested and charged with aggravated rape, child abuse, and unlawful sexual contact.

Jury Selection In Jackson Child Porn, Rape Case Set to Begin Monday

A popular St. Thomas boxer and reality TV show performer is the subject of a federal rape trial, scheduled to begin Monday in federal District Court. John Jackson, 32, is facing charges of aggravated rape and production of child pornography.

Man Dies in Forklift Accident at STT Resort *Update*

A man died Saturday morning in an accident involving a heavy duty forklift, the V.I. Police Department reported. The victim has been identified as John Nigg of St. Thomas.

Crime of the Week: Crime Stoppers Seeks Info on Two Murders

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...
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STX Man Charged with Arson, Attempted Murder

Jose Miguel Crispin, a 53-year-old from St. Croix, was arrested at about 6:26 a.m. Thursday and charged with first-degree arson, attempted murder, destruction to property, and disturbance of peace by threats/domestic violence.

VIPD K9 Corps Revitalized Thanks to Donation from Southland Gaming

In April, executives from Southland Gaming presented a donation of $43,000 to the VIPD to revitalize the K9 Corps in the St. Thomas-St. John District.
A Virgin Islands Police Department vehicle sits parked in front of the V.I.P.D. (Source photo by Bethaney Lee)

Police Discover Body of Shooting Victim in Campo Rico Area

Police officers on patrol in the Campo Rico area of St. Croix discovered the body of a man who had apparently been shot to death. The victim was identified by family members as 31-year-old Lionel Hendricks of Adventure Hill.