MISSING: JARIB C. RAMOS-VEGA ON ST. CROIX CHRISTIANSTED — Police say they are looking for 26-year-old Jarib C. Ramos-Vega. Ramos was last in his Estate La Grande Princesse home on July 31, 2018. Ramos stands 5-feet, 9-inches tall and weighs about 130 pounds, has black hair, brown eyes and a
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Imagine doing all of your grocery shopping, then waiting in line to pay for them — only to find at the end of all of that — that you can’t pay the bill! About 28,000 Virgin Islanders getting federal Supplementary Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) food stamp benefits
DOPE RIDE: Ashley Warner, 54, of Road Town, Tortola British Virgin Islands admitted in federal court that he was a coke dealer today. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A British Virgin Islander admitted in federal court today to trying to smuggle about 22 pounds of cocaine in coolers through St. Thomas. Ashley
CHRISTIANSTED — Government House said that Governor Kenneth Mapp will be traveling out of the territory today. Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter will serve as Acting Governor until Friday, according to the two-line prepared statement.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp has formally approved an agreement with Limetree Bay Terminals, LLC to resume oil refining operations on St. Croix. The landmark agreement, ratified by the 32nd Legislature on July 25 as Bill No. 32-0246, is expected to create an estimated 1,300 construction jobs and as many as
BUSTED! Virgin Islands Police Department and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration personnel arrest Reynaldo Lerburds at the to the Red Hook ferry terminal in St. Thomas on April 18. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to his involvement in a cocaine shipment to St. John
FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix woman says that she is now seeing stars after being stabbed in the face at Rose’s Dream Cuisine on King Street early Sunday. According to the woman, a mother and daughter team assaulted her by repeatedly stabbing her in the face about 2 a.m. on
CHARLOTTE AMALIE –– Governor Kenneth Mapp has ordered that the minimum wage of all Executive Branch employees be raised to $13 per hour and for the base salaries of teachers, social workers and other vital government workers to be significantly increased in order to retain and recruit a robust workforce.
CRUZ BAY — A man who went missing from St. Croix on Tuesday morning has been found safe and sound on the island of St. John. Police said 57-year-old Timothy Howard, who struggles with dementia, was spotted about 5 p.m. Saturday in St. John. The Virgin Island Police Department said
CHARGED WITH MURDER OF ALEX GONZALEZ: MANUEL V. “MATATAN” DAVIS, 21 OF ST. CROIX CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was arrested for a murder that took place near the Ruby M. Rouss Apartments in March. Manuel V. “Matatan” Davis, 21, was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree murder based