Case Caption: Lemuel Phillips (Appellant/Defendant) vs. People of the Virgin Islands (Appellee/Plaintiff)Case Number: S.Ct. Crim. No.: 2010-017Date: 02/11/2010Author: Per CuriamCitation: Summary:

Appellant, Lemuel Phillips, was involved in a long-standing dispute with his neighbor, Julian Industrious. The dispute escalated into a confrontation in which Phillips pointed a gun at Industrious and Industrious's landscaper and threatened to shoot the two men. After the confrontation, the People of the Virgin Islands charged Phillips with, among other crimes, two counts of third degree assault. Following a bench trial on the charges, the Superior Court found Phillips guilty. Phillips filed the instant appeal challenging the sufficiency of the evidence supporting his convictions. For the reasons which follow, the Superior Court's judgment of conviction is affirmed.

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