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April 9th, 2018
USVI man drowns while attempting to save his brother

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI - A St Croix man drowned on Monday, April 9, 2018, at the Frederiksted Pier while attempting to save his brother, who was out in the deep waters struggling to stay afloat, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Commissioner Delroy Richards confirmed to The Consortium Tuesday, April 10, 2018. According to VIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte, the 911 emergency call centre received notification of the incident at about 2:23 P.M.

November 27th, 2017
Man shot on dance floor in St Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — A man told police he was shot after 1:00 A.M on Saturday November 25, 2017 while on the dance floor of popular local nightclub Chris Hideaway, St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) but the [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) are still investigating the matter, as no witness has been able to corroborate the victim’s version of the incident, Police Commissioner Delroy Richards told The Consortium early Sunday November 26, 2017.

November 1st, 2017
7 hospitalised in STT for suspected carbon monoxide poisoning

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- — With thousands of generators now buzzing daily across the US Virgin Islands (USVI), which is still mostly without electricity, the danger of carbon monoxide poisoning has grown urgent, with [US] Virgin Islands (VIPD) Commissioner Delroy Richards revealing on Monday October 30, 2017 that 7 persons were hospitalised after inhaling the colourless gas.

July 27th, 2017
Gun-related homicides jump to 28 in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - The United States Virgin Island's gun-related homicide count jumped to 28 on Wednesday following a deadly shooting in Sugar Estate.

June 25th, 2017
USVI man shot in back by girlfriend

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — A man was shot in the back by his girlfriend on Friday night, June 23, 2017 in an apartment located in the Good Hope Villas in Frederiksted, St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI), Police Commissioner Delroy Richards confirmed to The Consortium Sunday morning, June 25, 2017.

April 25th, 2017
McDonald’s robbery suspect committed suicide- USVI police

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— The 17-year-old suspect who died during the March 25 Lockhart Gardens McDonald’s attempted robbery and hostage incident — identified as Juan De Dios, who was a 10th grade student at the Charlotte Amalie High School — committed suicide, the Virgin Islands Police Department announced Monday April 24, 2017.

April 5th, 2017
Man dies after stabbed with broken bottle on St Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Two men accustomed of hanging out at the Estate La Reine Vegetable Market on St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI), got into an altercation on April 4, 2017 which ended with the death of one of the men, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Commissioner Delroy Richards confirmed to The Consortium.

February 17th, 2017
Two shot, one dead in St Thomas, USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A shooting incident just before 11:00 PM on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Thursday, February 16, 2017 left one man dead and the other wounded, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Police Commissioner Delroy Richards has confirmed to The Consortium.

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

VI CONSORTIUM

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.

October 23rd, 2016
Police find burnt body in back of rental car in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- — Police Commissioner Delroy Richards confirmed to The Consortium this morning, October 23, 2016 that [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) found a “crisply burned” body in the back of what appeared to be a rental vehicle on Saturday morning, October 22, 2016.



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