St. Croix News
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – VITRAN bus service will expand to Saturdays beginning this weekend, according to the Department of Public Works. VITRAN will offer “abbreviated fixed route service for all three islands” starting on Saturday, DPW Commissioner Gustav James said in a prepared statement. Passengers can enjoy free rides on November
FREDERIKSTED – Hummingbird Air based out of the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix has suspended its operations here following the crash-landing of one of its three Beech C99s at St. Lucia’s Vigie Airport earlier this month, the second such incident to have occurred within the last four months.
TAMPA — Memories of his last hours in Cuba come to Don Perez like a slide show with missing frames. He has a mental image of a giant glass wall in the airport in Havana. Six at the time, Perez stood on one side and his parents on the other.
Jahmal Rivera of Estate Grove Place FREDERIKSTED – Two St. Croix men and two St. Croix teenagers were arrested Thursday in connection with the murder of a 73-year-old Grove Place man, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police executed arrest warrants for Jahmal Rivera, 29, of Estate Grove Place,
James “Jamie” Jenks CHRISTIANSTED – A 65-year-old Alabama man died when the moped he was driving collided with a motor vehicle on the East End of St. Croix Wednesday afternoon, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. It is unfortunate circumstances like these that make you think about how important
CHRISTIANSTED – Police on St. Croix are asking the public’s assistance in locating Wayne Winston Burke, a runaway minor. Wayne Winston Burke was last seen on Friday September 25, 2015 at 10 p.m. in the Estate Strawberry area. Wayne was last seen wearing a pair of short pants and a
Andelson Santiago Nova CHRISTIANSTED – A 24-year-old St. Croix man was given an additional 18 months behind bars by a federal judge for having a makeshift knife in prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Andelson Santiago Nova of St. Croix was also sentenced by U.S. District Court Chief Judge
Delroy Thomas of St. Croix CHRISTIANSTED – A former St. Croix police cadet who was accused of impregnating a 16-year-old girl last year was held over on murder for hire charges in federal court on Thursday, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Delroy A. Thomas, 25, of Barren Spot was
Chief Judge Wilma Lewis CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 23-year-old St. Croix man was given 1.75 years in prison by a federal judge for having prison contraband and an illegal gun, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office and FBI. Jahseen Simmonds of Estate Richmond was sentenced to 21 months in prison
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