Posts In Category

Irregularities

At VIFreepBreaking NewsCaribbean NewsEnvironmental NewsIrregularities

SAN JUAN — The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami has researchers reevaluating whether a magnitude 9.0 megathrust earthquake and resulting tsunami might also be a likely risk for the Caribbean region, seismologists reported at the SSA 2018 Annual Meeting. “Before 2004, we thought an earthquake of about 8.0 was about right

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsGovernment House NewsPolice NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas NewsTerritorial Affairs

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Starting salaries for Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers will officially increase on May 21, 2018. Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he has formally authorized Division of Personnel Director Milton Potter to adjust the base pay for police officers from $30,715 to $40,953. Police officers now making

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsIrregularitiesPolice NewsPuerto Rico NewsTourism News

AUGUSTA, Ga. — A wedding trip almost turned deadly for one couple while in Puerto Rico after a robbery went horribly wrong.  The husband, who took a bullet for his wife, is now undergoing treatment for a severed spine. The Tylers married last April.  But never went on a honeymoon. This

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsIrregularitiesPolice NewsPuerto Rico NewsTerritorial AffairsU.S. Department of Justice

SAN JUAN — Authorities in Puerto Rico say they found cocaine worth an estimated $15.6 million on a fishing boat off the southwestern coast. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) against and Puerto Rican police searched the boat after stopping it off the town of Cabo Rojo. On board they

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsIrregularitiesPolice NewsSt. Thomas NewsU.S. Department of Justice

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas boat captain and four illegal aliens from the Dominican Republic were in federal court on Thursday to hear the charges against them. Shawn A. Callwood, 36, of St. Thomas, Glenys Gruz-Calcano, 28, Anyi Paola Calcano, 19, Luis Alberto Pimentel Gautier, 42, and Rafael Morales-Osoria,

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsIrregularitiesPolice NewsSt. Thomas NewsU.S. Department of Justice

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal judge sentenced a St. Thomas man to four years in prison for his role in a jewelry store robbery in 2013. Robert Brown, 28, was given that sentence by U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez on Thursday for conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robbery, U.S.

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsEntertainment NewsIrregularitiesPolice News

HARTFORD — Hip hop artist Kamaiyah was arrested today after state police say she unleashed a tirade with vulgar language at a trooper and a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent going through security at Bradley International Airport. Kamaiyah Johnson, of Marina Delray, Calif., was charged with interfering with an officer and

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBritish Virgin Islands NewsEnvironmental NewsGovernment House NewsHealth NewsPolice NewsSt. Thomas NewsTerritorial Affairs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola – Acting Governor Osbert Potter has authorized the United States Virgin Islands Fire and Police departments to assist the Government of the British Virgin Islands with extinguishing a massive landfill blaze that erupted Wednesday night. Potter said his action is in response to a request from the Premier of the

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsIrregularitiesPolice NewsSt. Thomas NewsSuperior Court News

SENTENCED TODAY TO 15 YEARS IN PRISON: SHAKIEME “LIL SHAK” FREEMAN OF ST. THOMAS CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was sentenced today to 15 years in prison after being caught with an illegal handgun during a special police operation, authorities said. Following a one-day trial in February, a

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsIrregularitiesPolice NewsSt. Thomas News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said a St. Thomas man was shot to death in Estate Thomas early this morning. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) was alerted to the rear of Oswald Harris Court about 2:50 a.m. today by a call to the 911 Emergency Call Center that said someone

Read More