Posts In Category

Irregularities

At VIFreepBreaking NewsIrregularitiesSt. Thomas News

      Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 44-year-old St. Thomas man was sentenced to less than seven weeks in prison for having a decapitated sea turtle carcass in the boat he was piloting, federal officials said. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez on December 4

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsCaribbean NewsIrregularities

Eight bricks of the cocaine were secreted away in two backpacks hidden in hold of an American Airlines flight from Jamaica.  PHILADELPHIA – Nearly 20 pounds of cocaine was seized Saturday evening at Philadelphia International Airport after customs officers made a sweep through an American Airlines arrival from Jamaica. Officers

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsIrregularitiesSt. Thomas News

  Sgt. Dazarene Lescott of the U.S. Army CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 39-year-old U.S. Army sergeant was arrested on St. Thomas for allegedly hitting a man over the back of his head with a mobile device in an incident police called a domestic dispute. Police said Dazarene Lescott of Estate

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsIrregularitiesSt. Thomas News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas woman says she was attacked from behind and robbed of a gold chain early Sunday morning, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center alerted police at 7:50 a.m. Sunday that a robbery occurred near Kenia’s fashion on Kronprindsens Gade,

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsCaribbean NewsIrregularitiesTourism News

RESEARCH SCIENTIST: Linnea Veinotte ST. GEORGE’S – Police in the Caribbean country of Grenada are searching for 36-year-old Linnea Veinotte, who they believe was taken while out for a run Sunday morning. According to a social media post, Veinotte was last seen near her home in the southern tip of

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsIrregularitiesSt. Thomas News

  NOT SO SWIFT: Michael Swift of Bordeaux CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 56-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested by police Sunday after a citizen spotted him loading a stolen television set into his vehicle. Michael Swift of Bordeaux was arrested at 5:20 p.m. Sunday and charged with grand larceny, according

Read More
At VIFreepIrregularitiesSt. Thomas News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 51-year-old St. Thomas woman made her initial appearance in a federal courtroom Friday before U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez after her arrest on Thursday for the sex trafficking of a 13-year-old girl. Judge Gomez remanded Jennifer Bowen-Dodoo to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service

Read More
At VIFreepIrregularitiesSt. Thomas News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment against a 45-year-old St. Thomas man Friday after agents testified he was selling marijuana. Edridge Clyne was arrested Friday after a federal grand jury indictment on Thursday charged him with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, U.S. Attorney Ronald

Read More
At VIFreepIrregularitiesSt. John NewsSt. Thomas News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 71-year-old French national was sentenced to two years in federal prison for admitting to smuggling nearly 40 mostly Cuban migrants into the United States through St. John, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez on Friday sentenced Alain Rene Leichtnam of

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsIrregularitiesSt. Thomas News

ARRESTED: Megan Peabody of Smith Bay CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police on St. Thomas said four arrests took place on charges ranging from assault to robbery and credit card fraud this week. On Wednesday about 2:30 p.m., Daniel Everton, 54, of Oswald Harris Court was arrested and charged with disobeying a

Read More