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March 1st, 2017
Man firebombs federal offices in STT; Suspect in custody

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A man firebombed federal offices in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, February 28, 2017, The Virgin Islands Consortium has learned.

February 19th, 2017
2 arrested on St Thomas for unlicensed firearm possession

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers this week arrested two men on unauthorised gun possession charges, the force’s media specialist, Sakeeda Freeman announced Friday, February 17, 2017. The arrests were a result of ongoing initiatives, she said.

February 8th, 2017
UPDATE: Roberto ‘Tico’ Harrigan also arrested

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Mr Roberto ‘Tico’ Harrigan, a former Customs Officer, was also arrested yesterday, February 7, 2017 by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) on the request of the United States Justice Department.

December 31st, 2016
Parents should be in custody too – Greenland resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “This did not have to reach to this with those kids if some of those parents used to listen to other parents in the community,” was an opinion of a resident of Greenland and shared by other residents of that community as well as the wider East End Communities of Tortola.

December 30th, 2016
7 juveniles charged with burglarising primary school

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police have charged seven juveniles, including two females, after they admitted to illegally entering the Francis Lettsome Primary School in Greenland at least three times over the holiday weekend, and engaging in widespread property damage.

November 30th, 2016
Man shot in Christiansted, St Croix; Alleged shooter arrested

VI CONSORTIUM

CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI — A man was shot in downtown Christiansted, St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Tuesday morning, November 29, 2016 by an unknown assailant, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has made known.

November 25th, 2016
2 former USVI Gov’t workers arrested on embezzlement charges

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Two former government employees at the Department of Health Community Health Clinic in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) have been advised of their rights on multiple embezzlement-related charges.

November 18th, 2016
USVI man wanted for murder arrested in North Carolina

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A man wanted in connection with the October 19, 2014 murder of Shacoi E. Benjamin, which occurred near the Blitz Night Club located in Norre Gade, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI), was arrested in North Carolina by the Kings Mountain Sheriff’s Warrant Squad.

October 27th, 2016
USVI 911 employee arrested for allegedly helping suspected murderer elude police

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— Police on Wednesday October 26, 2016 arrested Elca Anthony for allegedly interfering with a criminal investigation by providing a suspected murderer information to escape police, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (V.I.P.D.) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced.

October 24th, 2016
3 arrested in USVI for possession with intent to distribute cocaine

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— The office of United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced the arrest of three suspects on cocaine charges in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Monday October 24, 2016.

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