St. Thomas News
CHRISTIANSTED — APR Energy, a global leader in fast-track power solutions, said this week that it has signed a 12-month contract with the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) to provide 25 megawatts of power generation using liquid petroleum gas (LPG). The project features a retrofitted GE TM2500+ mobile
Tolomah Foy of St. Thomas Faces Five Years In Prison For Allegedly Trying To Sell About One Ounce of Crack Cocaine
CRACK DEALER? Tolomah Foy is accused of selling about one ounce of cocaine near a local high school. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 23-year-old St. Thomas man appeared in federal court on Monday to answer charges that he is a crack cocaine dealer. Tolomah Foy made his initial appearance
Two Men, One Wanted For Murder and One Wanted For Armed Robbery, Are Extradited Back To The Territory To Face The Music
TOO SMUG?: Wanted accused murderer Treson Stephens CHARLOTTE AMALIE — As reported in the territory exclusively by the Virgin Islands Free Press on November 30, Treson Stephens was arrested on a warrant issued by the Superior Court. Treson Stephens was identified as the third individual involved in the fatal shooting
NOT SAFE: Coki Point beach in St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three beaches in St. Thomas failed to pass a water quality test done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) this week and are not considered safe to swim or fish in. DPNR said Friday that Bolongo Bay,
Two Atlanta Women Get A Slap On The Wrist From Federal Judge For Smuggling 32 Pounds Of Pot Into Rock City
NOELLE BISHOPEL: FOUR MONTHS IN PRISON FOR 21 POUNDS OF POT IN HER LUGGAGE CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two Atlanta women were sentenced to prison to two to four months for their roles in an attempted marijuana smuggling operation between Georgia and the territory, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
L.A. LADY: TOURISM COMMISSIONER BEVERLY NICHOLSON-DOTY LOS ANGELES — Tourism says that it “made a strong foray into the California market last week,” but a local marketing expert says the people who made the decision are misguided to make such a push. Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty stated that the U.S.
FINED $40 MILLION FOR ILLEGAL DUMPING: PRINCESS CRUISE LINES WASHINGTON, D.C. — A cruise line that regularly stops in St. Thomas has to pay a $40 million penalty for intentional illegal discharges from one of its vessels, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. According to a Dec. 1 Justice
St. Thomas Trucking Company Fishes Lexus Out Of The Drink On The Charlotte Amalie Waterfront In Rock City
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On Tuesday December 6, 2016, at about 9:30 a.m., police were dispatched to the waterfront on Veterans Drive after a receiving a report that a car was submerged in the ocean there. Police met with a man who said that he was the only passenger in the
World Aids Day dusk walk in St. Croix CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The World Aids Day Candlelight Vigil, held on Thursday, December 1st, a success in both districts. The Department of Health held simultaneous events on St. Croix and St. Thomas. On St. Thomas the Candlelight Vigil and reception was held
Mapp Bodyguard Takes The Fall For Attempting To Deliver Nearly 50 Pounds of Cocaine To The U.S. Mainland From Rock City
MAPP’S BODYGUARD: Neal Chesterfield CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A “dignity” bodyguard for Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp based on St. Thomas has admitted in federal court to trying to deliver nearly 50 pounds of high-grade cocaine to the U.S. mainland, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. On Thursday, Neal A. Chesterfield,