CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Separate shooting incidents in St Thomas and St Croix, US Virgin Islands on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 left two victims with gunshot wounds, the [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) announced Thursday, February 9, 2017. Both victims were shot in the left leg.
FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— A woman was shot multiple times in the wee hours of Sunday morning, Febuary 5, 2017 in Golden Rock, near the John F. Kennedy Housing Community in St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A St Thomas man who was shot multiple times about the body on Thursday night, February 2, 2017 survived the ordeal but said he had no recollection of what actually happened, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced on February 3, 2017.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With gun crime seemingly on the rise in the Virgin Islands, Opposition Leader Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) does not believe the police would be able to adequately deal with the scourge once the police remains the responsibility of the Governor.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the shooting death of local businessman Frankie J. Fahie marking the territory's first homicide for 2017, political candidate in the 2015 general elections and businesswoman Sharie B. Y. de Castro has seized the initiative to speak out against crime in the Virgin Islands.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A second person has been killed in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands in 2017 through gun violence, VIPD Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced Wednesday January 4, 2017. The homicide follows another shooting death that occurred on January 1.
LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – When Mrs Globe BVI Angelle A. Cameron forced her way into being among the ‘all men’ Christmas Chorale held on December 21, 2016 in Long Look, she took a swipe at the media for the bad press the community has received due to recent gun crimes. However, not everyone there agreed with her.
LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – Emotions ran high during the 14th annual Christmas Chorale at the Stickette in Long Look on December 21, 2016 when a senior resident, Isiah Tweed, spoke in tears of the sad tag the community now holds because of gun crime.