Coral Bay in St. John CORAL BAY – A vessel based in St. John that had been missing at sea since Sunday was discovered early Monday morning by the U.S. Coast Guard, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center got the call at 6:30 a.m.
Kenson Plasmound Thelma Frett CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two men and two women were arrested on charges ranging from brandishing a weapon to assault and grand larceny, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Here are the arrests from Wednesday to Sunday, according to the VIPD: Kenson Plasmound, 35, address unknown was
Kaylyn Rose Sommer on Norwegian Pearl MIAMI – Federal agents were on hand at the Port of Miami on Sunday to begin an investigation into reports that a 24-year-old woman jumped overboard from a Norwegian Cruise Lines ship as it sailed off the coast of Cuba. Kaylyn Rose Sommer “was
On The Brink Of FInancial Collapse, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Agree To Hold Joint Conference on Climate Change
Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla SAN JUAN – This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service, and the U.S. Department of Interior are joining forces with the Governments of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to
CAPTURED: Travis Everett CHRISTIANSTED – A 36-year-old St. Croix man wanted on domestic violence-related charges was captured without incident by police Saturday night, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Travis Everett, 36, of Frederiksted who is wanted for second-degree assault-domestic violence was captured at 7:23 p.m. Saturday in Estate
Crown Bay Marina in St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two people were drowned and three others injured when the boat they were on struck a concrete piling as it was trying to dock Sunday night, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center alerted police at
Man Accused Of Stuffing Elderly Lab Tech In A Garbage Bag Extradited From Florida To Stand Trial For Murder
MUG SHOT: Jason Brian Coulter CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The suspect in the murder of a 60-year-old lab technician originally from Tennessee was returned to the territory on Friday, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Jason Brian Coulter, 31, was extradited to St. Thomas from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – VITRAN bus service will expand to Saturdays beginning this weekend, according to the Department of Public Works. VITRAN will offer “abbreviated fixed route service for all three islands” starting on Saturday, DPW Commissioner Gustav James said in a prepared statement. Passengers can enjoy free rides on November
GEORGE TOWN – A strong earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale struck the Caribbean Sea between Honduras and the Cayman Islands last night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The earthquake, which struck at 6:39 p.m. local time in Honduras or 7:39 p.m. local time in the Cayman
FREDERIKSTED – Hummingbird Air based out of the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix has suspended its operations here following the crash-landing of one of its three Beech C99s at St. Lucia’s Vigie Airport earlier this month, the second such incident to have occurred within the last four months.