St. Croix News
CHRISTIANSTED — U.S. officials are seeking to limit the number of parrotfish caught in federal waters off St. Croix to help protect the brightly colored species, as well as fragile Caribbean coral reefs. The National Marine Fisheries Service began collecting public comments on its proposal this week before issuing a decision.
MID-ISLAND, St. Croix – A 23-year-old man was shot repeatedly this afternoon near Candido Guadalupe Terrace but survived the attack, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police said they responded to an emergency call of a shooting near the shanty at Candido Guadalupe Terrace after 3:05 p.m. today and
J’wa “Balla” Charlery ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – The U.S. Marshals Service said the Richmond hotel murder suspect added to the agency’s “15 Most Wanted Fugitives” list on July 2 was captured Thursday standing near a tent in a remote part of the British Virgin Islands. Richmond police charged 19-year-old
Rakeem Christmas on draft day 2015 INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Pacers made a trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday to send a 2019 second round pick in exchange for St. Croix’s Rakeem Christmas. Christmas, a 6-9 forward, played four seasons at Syracuse and averaged 7.8 points and 5.6 rebounds over
ST. CROIX – An 18-year-old Christiansted town man was arrested on an illegal gun possession charge after a routine traffic stop yesterday, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Duval Briscoe of Queen Street was arrested at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday and charged with possession of an unauthorized firearm, the VIPD said.
CHRISTIANSTED – A 30-year-old Estate Work and Rest man turned himself in to police yesterday after learning that an arrest warrant had been issued for him, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Adam Mason surrendered to police at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday after a search and arrest warrant was issued
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Office of Insular Affairs is giving the territory a half million-dollar grant to help prepare for V.I. Centennial celebrations in 2017, Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas Esther Kia’aina said yesterday. The grant will help the U.S. Virgin Islands Centennial Commission as it prepares to organize events
CLEVELAND — An online newspaper called “The King James Gospel” said Tuesday that St. Croix-raised Rakeem Christmas is not “championship caliber” and will not be on the starting roster when the Cleveland Cavaliers play their first game of the new NBA season. “When you have LeBron James on your roster
FREDERIKSTED – A 25-year-old Estate Castle Burke man was arrested late Saturday night on an illegal weapons possession charge, according to police. William Libert was arrested at 11:35 p.m. on July 18 and charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, police said. According to the police report, Libert had been
TORONTO – Everything you need to follow along with prelims live during the 2015 Pan American Games. Hit refresh for the latest coverage. Men’s 100 back Brazil’s Guilherme Guido looks to be the clear favorite in the men’s 100-meter back finals at the Pan American Games after a swift preliminary swim.