St. Croix News
IN CUSTODY: Ossie “Uzi” Constant CHRISTIANSTED – A 31-year-old St. Croix man who police issued a wanted bulletin for on Friday was arrested early this morning. Ossie Kahmil “Uzi” Constant of Estate Mary’s Fancy was arrested at 1:20 a.m. on Saturday and charged with second-degree burglary-domestic violence. Police said Constant
ARRESTED: Roy J. Degale CHRISTIANSTED – A 34-year-old St. Croix man was arrested on illegal gun possession charges early this morning, according to police. Roy J. Degale of Little Princess was arrested at 5:34 a.m. Saturday and charged with possession of an unauthorized firearm, police said. Bail for Degale
WANTED: Ossie “Uzi” Constant CHRISTIANSTED – Police want the public to help if they spot a 31-year-old man who is wanted on domestic violence-related charges. Police said Ossie Kahmil “Uzi” Constant of Estate Mary’s Fancy is wanted for second-degree burglary-domestic violence. Constant is a black male, with a light brown
FROST BIT? Linval Joseph of St. Croix EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – St. Croix’s Linval Joseph is expected to start in the Vikings playoff game against Seattle at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday. Nose tackle Joseph, who missed last weekend’s victory at Green Bay because of a nagging toe injury,
SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio Spurs are winning easily, resting their stars and giving big minutes to role players. In almost every way, it’s been their best start to a season. Tim Duncan scored a season-high 18 points and the Spurs had eight other players in double figures, rolling
The Three Kings Day holiday (feist of the Epiphany for the more religious amongst us) traditionally marks the end of the Christmas season in the Virgin Islands. And especially in St. Croix, just as with Three Kings Day, there is a Spanish flare to what people drink at the holidays.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Slate online magazine has singled out the U.S. Virgin Islands for its “horrifying” treatment of the mentally ill. Slate says that “25 percent of the prison population” in the territory is comprised of people who are mentally ill. An NPR report from 2007 noted that “the U.S.
St. Croix’s Digby Stridiron at work CHRISTIANSTED – Black Enterprise magazine says that chef Digby Stridiron is “making St. Croix the culinary destination of the Caribbean.” In a feature story posted today, Black Enterprise noted that Stridiron has served as the personal chef to celebrities like Vivica A.
Board Chairman Troy de Chabert-Schuster CHRISTIANSTED – For the first time in more than four years the Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center is free of the threat of decertification by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The news came January 1 and those in attendance
Health Commissioner Juan Figueroa-Serville CHRISTIANSTED – The Virgin Islands Department of Health says that it is closely monitoring the first documented case of the Zika virus reported in neighboring Puerto Rico. Acting Health Commissioner Juan Figueroa-Serville said the person affected in San Juan is a person with no known travel