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

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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)

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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 Charged With Third-Degree Assault For Shooting At Two Individuals

Crime / News / Virgin Islands / July 25, 2018

ST. CROIX — A man was arrested late Tuesday and charged with third-degree assault and reckless endangerment for firing gunshots at two individuals, V.I.P.D. Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has made known.

Mr. Dratte said the 911 emergency call center was notified at 12:17 p.m. Tuesday of shots being fired in Mouth Pleasant West by a male individual who fled the scene after the incident.

Officers responded to the scene and upon further investigation, the Criminal Investigations Bureau was able to arrest and charge 18-year-old Jose Manuel Rivera, seen above, at 5:20 p.m.

Unable to make bail of $25,000, Mr. Manuel was remanded to the Golden Grove Detention Center pending his advisement hearing.

The V.I.P.D. is asking anyone with information about any crime to contact the Criminal Investigation Bureau in the St. Thomas-St. John dustrict at 340-774-2211, on St. Croix at 340 -778 -2211 , or Crime Stoppers USVI here.


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