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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Denise George said that 56-year-old, Melroy L. Matthias of St. Thomas was advised of his rights Friday. Matthias, a registered sex offender, was apprehended by VIDOJ special agents in Cruz Bay on Thursday. He was arrested in St. John for failing to register as a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Leaving all his cares behind on the mainland for a stress-free vacation in St. Thomas could send a New Jersey man on a harsh trip back to prison. Luis C. Cancio, 38, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, was arrested April 12 at King Airport on St. Thomas as

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that a federal jury on St. Thomas convicted 29-year-old Leroy Henry, Jr. yesterday of being a felon in possession of a firearm. He was acquitted of a second offense of being a felon in possession of ammunition. At the

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Education celebrates and congratulates Jahshanda Samuel, 2021 Employee of the Year in the St. Croix District. Samuel serves as administrative assistant in the Division of Operations & Maintenance in the District of St. Croix. Samuel is praised for her efficiency, ethics, vast institutional

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism’s Division of Festivals has pioneered the return of in-person Carnival events while prioritizing public health safety and the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine. The 2021 Carnival Virgin Islands “1 Night, 1 Fête” took place seaside on Friday at The

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Olivia and Liam are once again America’s most popular baby names in 2020. It appears parents chose to stick with the familiar during an unprecedented time, with the top three names for both girls — Olivia, Emma, and Ava — and boys — Liam, Noah, and Oliver — remaining the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police need your help to find a missing 76-year-old man on St. Thomas. Warren A. Thomas is a Black male who stands 5-feet, 8-inches tall and weighs about 130 pounds. He has white hair and and a white beard, brown eyes and a light brown complexion. Thomas

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Social Security offices are currently open only for in-person appointments for limited, critical situations, depending upon local office conditions. However, you can continue to apply for a replacement Social Security card online and by mail. Before requesting a replacement card, please remember that you might not need the physical card.

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man is facing numerous charges after police said he targeted a senior citizen in order to make illicit purchases with their credit card without permission. Jeffrey Jones, 38, of Williams Delight, was arrested at 5:51 p.m. Wednesday and charged with obtaining money by false pretense,

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CHICAGO — Barb McVicker, a longtime local educator who has spent many years teaching in St. Croix, recently provided a gift to lift the spirits of residents at a nursing home in Illinois. During a recent trip to the Big Island, McVicker met with some of her former students, first

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