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November 3rd, 2016
Homeless man assaults USVI’s Police Commissioner


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — A homeless man on Wednesday November 2, 2016 assaulted [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Commissioner Delroy Richards, VIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.

May 12th, 2014
Homeless man for June trial after one year incarceration

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Homeless man, Sonnel G. Hanley, remains on remand nearly one year later after having his most recent hearing before the Magistrate’s Court on May 6, 2014 adjourned to a later date.

April 15th, 2014
Six youths charged for burning homeless man

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Police yesterday charged all six male teenagers with unlawful and malicious wounding in relation to the burn wounds received by a man while asleep in a parking lot.

February 10th, 2014
Tourist-jostling homeless man sparks concerns among resident

ROAD TOWN, Town, VI – A man said to be homeless and identified as Marvin Gumbs has been observed by a Reporter of the Virgin Islands News jostling a number of persons who appeared to have been tourists and the reporter was also targeted.

March 29th, 2013
UPDATE: Homeless man in slapping incident charged & released

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police have confirmed that Sonnel G. Hanley, the homeless man accused of being involved in an alleged incident of assault in the vicinity of Bobby’s Supermarket, has been charged and released on his own recognisance.


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