CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said a St. Thomas man was found shot to death inside his vehicle in Lilliendahl early this morning. A concerned citizen called the 911 Emergency Call Center at about 7:17 a.m. to report that multiple shots fired in the area of Lilliendahl and Marienhoj along the roadway. When police
CHRISTIANSTED – “Restoring Unity and Trust Through Vision and Purpose” is the motto and the mission of the 33rd Virgin Islands Legislature’s newly formed 11-member Democratic Majority Caucus, Senators and Senators-elect said today. The new Majority Caucus has selected St. Croix Senator-elect Kenneth L. Gittens as its President and St. Thomas
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of Dominica was given two years in prison by a federal judge for being an illegal migrant with a gun. Lester Charles, 36, of Roseau, was sentenced today after having pleaded guilty to being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm, U.S. Attorney Gretchen
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two South American men were given just over seven weeks in prison for coming to the United States illegally. Dionis Luiz Gomez, 31, of Venezuela and Roman Perez Hernandez, 34, of Argentina were sentenced today to 52 days for illegal entry, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said.
WASHINGTON — A few lines in the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 would make cockfighting illegal in the U.S. Virgin Islands under the massive 2018 Farm Bill compromise reached recently between House and Senate negotiators. In June, the Senate version of the bill did not include language to extend the federal
CHRISTIANSTED — Joseph Ponteen has been appointed acting attorney general, following the sudden resignation of Attorney General Claude Walker. Ponteen, who had been serving as chief deputy attorney general, said he received a letter from Governor Kenneth Mapp appointing him to the position effective December 8. The fourth attorney general
CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who brought his wife’s lifeless body to the Emergency Room but did not call for an ambulance or 911 is under investigation. Police sources said the man brought the woman to the Juan F. Luis Hospital and told health officials that his wife’s condition
WASHINGTON — Virgin Islands Governor-elect Albert Bryan, Jr. said he will visit the nation’s capitol this week to meet with Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett, along with Congressional leaders and Trump Administration officials. Since announcing the leadership of his transition team during a press conference on Nov. 28,
CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was stabbed as he was leaving a downtown nightclub after a heated argument. The unnamed man was attacked with a knife before 2 a.m. on Sunday after several men accosted him in the rest room of the nightclub, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A British Virgin Islands woman was seriously injured when walking in St. Thomas when she was struck by a motorcycle. The 28-year-old pedestrian was crossing the eastbound lane of Krum Bay Road with a male friend when she was hit by the motorcycle. Police sources said the