updated 1:29 PM PDT, May 26, 2017
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Multiple Traffic Charges for Richardson

A driver was slapped with multiple charges last Friday May 19 following police observation that the driver was contravening various traffic laws.

At around 3:30 p.m. 19-year-old Juwan Richardson who resides at Sea Cows Bay was arrested and charged by Police on Friday after it was noted that he was not adhering to traffic rules; and using indecent language.

Richardson was charged with Driving without Crash Helmet, Driving without Front Identification Plate, Driving without Rear Identification Plate.

He was also charged with Driving an Unlicensed Vehicle, Driving an Unregistered Vehicle, Driving Uninsured Vehicle and Driving without Driver's License.

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Shaunise Fahie Among Two In Court For St. Thomas Shooting

On May 23rd, 2017 the Virgin Islands Police Department said that officers arrested two females involved in the shooting incident near Nisky Center. 

Arrested were 31 year-old Shaunise Fahie of Bovoni and a native of the BVI, who was placed under arrest in connection with the incident. On said date, 22 year-old Desiree Perez of Anna’s Retreat was also arrested for the same at roughly 8:00 p.m.

However, when they appeared in court they were released by the judge who ordered that police come with more evidence. 

They were charged with 1st Degree Assault, Conspiracy, Obstruction of Justice, Aiding and Abetting along with Accessory after the Fact. The defendants were booked, processed and turned over to the Bureau of Corrections pending their Advise of Rights Hearing.

On May 18th, 2017 at approximately 10:00 a.m., citizens called the 911 Emergency Call Center reporting that a vehicle fired several shots in the area of Nisky Center. Several other citizens called immediately after and reported that there was a gunshot victim in a vehicle at said location.

Upon the detective’s arrival, they observed a black male who appeared to have sustained injuries due to the incident being transported via ambulance to the Roy Lester Schneider Regional Medical Center Emergency Room. They later traveled to the hospital and made contact with the victim who was a black male that sustained a gunshot wound to his left side. The victim was treated and later released.

“VIPD extends utmost gratitude to the members of our community that rose to the occasion and shared important information regarding this incident”, Chief Jason Marsh said.”

Anyone having any information about any crimes please contact the Virgin Islands Police Department at (340) 774-2211 or Criminal Investigation Bureau (340) 714-9801. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800) 222-8477 or 911. The tip you provide can help bring justice to those who are victims of senseless crimes.

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