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February 12th, 2020
Bill allowing USVI police to 'Stop & Frisk' persons held in Committee

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The US Virgin Islands (USVI) law enforcement community cheered the intent of lawmakers who proposed a specific “stop-and-frisk” policy for peace officers, but questioned whether the bill was necessary, which led to the measure being held in committee.

February 6th, 2020
USVI man arrested for throwing hot food in girlfriend's face

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— Police arrested a St Thomas man after he had badly beaten his girlfriend, leaving her with bruises and swelling and a fractured collarbone, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Toby Derima has made known.

January 27th, 2020
Ex USVI police officer arrested for assaulting former lover

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CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI— Police in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Thursday, January 23, 2020 arrested Yahya K. Daniel of Estate St John — a former [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officer who currently works at the Department of Justice — charging him with simple assault and battery for assaulting a woman that he had an intimate relationship with.

January 19th, 2020
Over 82 shots fired during St Croix shooting; 3 Injured

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — A shooting incident in Castle Coakley, St Croix, Us Virgin Islands (USVI) today, January 19, 2020, left three people injured, with gunmen discharging upwards of 82 shots, according to [US] Virgin Islands Police Department [VIPD] shell casing markers on the crime scene.

January 2nd, 2020
Teen reportedly shoots self accidentally on St Croix

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- — A 15-year old male was wounded from a gunshot early Tuesday morning, December 31, 2019 near the Crucian Christmas Festival Village in Frederiksted, St Croix, US Virgin Islands, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Toby Derima has announced.

December 27th, 2019
5 die in 5 days in STT shootings

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A wave of shootings in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) that started on Saturday, December 21, 2019, continued into Christmas Day and left a total of five men dead, the [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) has confirmed.

December 23rd, 2019
6 shot, 3 dead in St Thomas weekend shootings

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) experienced a wave of violent crime over the weekend, including a shooting incident at the Starz Hotel that left four people shot and two dead.

October 25th, 2019
10 years jail for STT youth who used A-15 rifle during robbery

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— Arthur Greaves, Jr, 20, of St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) was sentenced on Thursday, October 24, 2019 after being convicted of possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

October 24th, 2019
USVI man chokes slam girlfriend on bed causing it to break

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Police in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 arrested a man who allegedly went to his girlfriend’s Watergut apartment, choked her until she could no longer breathe, then slammed her on a bed causing the bed to break.

October 23rd, 2019
Man missing on St Croix since Sept. 19, 2019

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— A man who on September 18, 2019 returned to St Croix from Massachusetts to be with his family, on September 19, 2019 went missing and hasn’t been seen since, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.

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