Breaking

9-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Shot in Head in Croixville Housing Community; Police Detain 15-Year-Old

Concerned Residents Clean Christiansted Town Using Their Own Tools, Money, and Some Help from the VI Fire Service

Territory May See Veterans Cemetery Through DeGazon-Sponsored Bill

Credit and Debit Cards of WAPA Customers Were Compromised Since August 30th, WAPA Says, Authority to Finally Start Issuing Notification Via Mail and Email

Sports Tourism in VI Gains Momentum as DC United Team is set to Play Exhibition Soccer Game on St. Croix

Carnival Breeze Brings 3,700 Tourists to St. Croix During Maiden Call; Senators, Tourism Officials Want to See More

Limetree Bay Willing To Provide $10 Million To Help Add Life to a Dying G.E.R.S.

American Airlines to Serve St. Croix With New Flights Next Summer

The Sudden Death of Influential Roots Reggae Visionary, Vaughn Benjamin of Midnite Band and Akae Beka, Has Rocked the Virgin Islands and Reggae Community Around the World

Arthur A. Richards K-8 School Hosts Anti-Bullying Campaign

Come Out. Hang Out. Have Fun at The Meat Up, One of St. Thomas’ Latest Hot-Spot for Good Food with Friends and Family.

UVI Board of Trustees Approves $47.1 Million Fiscal Year 2020 Budget; Sets $3 Million Fundraising Goal

Man Dies During Early Morning Car Accident on St. Croix; Driver of Car Arrested (Updated)

'You Did Everything You Could to Prevent this from Happening': An Emotional Goodbye to Young Aaron Benjamin

Back in Business: Cost U Less on St. Thomas Opened its Doors Friday to Thousands of Customers 2 Years after Irma and Maria

Bill Aimed at Regulating Credit Use by Gov't Departments and Agencies Among Others Held in Committee

Juan Luis Hospital Announces Completion and Availability of Mobile Dialysis Facilities

Tractor Trailer With Tank Carrying Thousands Of Gallons of Liquified Gas Flips Near Cool Out Bar; Driver Injured But Alive

Credit and Debit Card Hack Through WAPA Appears to be Widespread in Virgin Islands; WAPA Says Support Services Will be Made Available to Affected Customers

Facing Life in Prison Without Parole, Mother and Boyfriend Plead Not Guilty in Murder of 4-Year-Old Boy

Man Sentenced To 93 Months Of Imprisonment For Arson And Malicious Damage And Destruction Charges For Fires At Three U.S. Government Properties

Crime / News / Virgin Islands / June 28, 2018

ST. THOMAS — Spencer Wayne Allen, 26, was sentenced today before District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez to 93 months of imprisonment for his convictions of arson and malicious damage and destruction to federal property, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced. Judge Gomez also sentenced Allen to 3 years of supervised released, 300 hours of community service, and a $300 special assessment.

According to the plea agreement filed with the court, on February 28, 2017, Allen maliciously damaged the U.S. Navy and Marine Recruitment Center in the Nisky Shopping Center on St. Thomas by means of fire, seen above, resulting in the Center’s complete destruction. Also on February 28, 2017, Allen damaged by fire two other properties belonging to the United States – the Ron de Lugo Federal Building and United States Courthouse and the U.S. Coast Guard Station.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), the Department of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), with the assistance of the Virgin Islands Territory Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA), Virgin Islands Police Department, Virgin Islands Port Authority, the Virgin Islands Fire Service, and the Virginia Beach Fire Department Fire Investigations. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Meredith J. Edwards and Everard E. Potter.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Tags: , , ,



Staff Consortium




Previous Post

Unified Board Of Elections Forms District Committees In Attempt To Manage Upcoming Elections

Next Post

After Investigations Into Cause Of Several Major Electrical Service Interruptions, WAPA Is Said To Have Fine-Tuned Systems At Plant





You might also like

Leave a Reply


More Story

Unified Board Of Elections Forms District Committees In Attempt To Manage Upcoming Elections

The newly formed unified Board of Elections, whose members include all elected board representatives from the St. Thomas-St....

June 28, 2018