St. Croix News
AUTHOR: Melanie Myers By MELANIE MYERS/Special to the V.I. Free Press NEW YORK — When music artist Kehlani posted photos of herself after her suicide attempt on Instagram, she was bombarded with backlash on the post itself as well as on Twitter and
Bank of America Distributes $368K As Part Of Settlement To Prevent Home Foreclosures In The Territory
CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Legal Assistance Program received $368,059 on Thursday as part of a 2014 settlement with Bank of America to help prevent home foreclosures and assistant in community development, according to someone familiar with the pact. Eric D. Green, independent monitor of Bank of America’s August 20, 2014,
Jason Dickerson FREDERIKSTED — Police are looking for a 32-year-old St. Croix man who is wanted for questioning in a case of first-degree robbery. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) wants to talk to Jason A. “Jungle” Dickerson who is known to frequent the Town of Frederiksted and Estate Grove
WANTED FOR RAPE: Elvis Edwards CHRISTIANSTED — Police need your help to find a 46-year-old St. Thomas native who is wanted for questioning in a rape case on St. Croix. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said that Edwards is accused of first-degree rape and frequents mid-island St. Croix establishments.
Tim Duncan 1005 Faces SAN ANTONIO — Retired Spurs forward Tim Duncan has settled a lawsuit over an altered photograph showing him as an unpaid pitchman for a real estate agent with Keller Williams in Texas. Agent Robert Elder, who was the agent that repurposed a Duncan photo for the Realtor’s professional Facebook
MISSING: Leonard Frederick CHRISTIANSTED — A family in St. Croix has not seen their 83-year-old relative in nearly a week and asking for your help if you happen to see him. Mr. Leonard Frederick was last seen at his home #32-AB Company Street, Christiansted on August 3, according
CHRISTIANSTED – A 41-year-old St. Croix man was sentenced in federal court on Thursday to seven years in prison for his involvement in an armed robbery of a food service company, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. In U.S. District Court in Estate Golden Rock, Daniel Ramos was given
GUILTY PLEA: Winston Venner CHRISTIANSTED – A 34-year-old St. Croix man pleaded guilty on Thursday in federal court to being a felon with a gun, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Winston Curtis Venner admitted to being a felon in possession of a firearm in U.S.
CHRISTIANSTED – A 29-year-old St. Croix man pleaded guilty to illegal gun charges in federal court on Thursday, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Dwayne Wesselhoft admitted in U.S. District Court in Estate Golden Rock that he possessed a gun while using illegal drugs on St. Croix, U.S. Attorney
FREDERIKSTED — A concerned citizen put on the alert by a foul smell discovered a dead body on an abandoned property in Estate Whim on Thursday afternoon, according to police. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police about 12:02 p.m. Thursday to investigate a “suspicious odor” in Whim at a