CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands opened up a new and explosive front in the battle over Jeffery Epstein’s $600 million estate last week when it included one of the sex offender’s companies, Southern Trust, as a co-defendant in the case. With that late amendment, the attorney general’s office
SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico’s government said Friday that it suspended three employees as federal agents investigate an online scam that attempted to steal more than $4 million, an official told the Associated Press. Manuel Laboy, executive director of Puerto Rico’s Industrial Development Company, said rigorous procedures were not followed
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A brave St. Thomas deli owner fought back against three armed robbers — but was pistol-whipped for his trouble, authorities said. Police are seeking three masked men for an armed robbery at the Nidal Deli and Grocery in Estate Dorothea on St. Thomas’ northside Wednesday night. On
CHRISTIANSTED — The VIPD said it is searching for Shamal Riviere. Riviere is wanted for questioning in regards to a first-degree assault incident, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Riviere is a 29-year-old black male who stands 5-feet,10-inches tall and weighs 140 pounds. He has black hair in dreadlocks and
FREDERIKSTED — The VIPD is trying to find Sol Belinda “Misael” Garcia to question her about a stabbing that occurred on St. Croix two years ago. Garcia is wanted for questioning in regards to a stabbing incident that took place in Frederiksted in 2018, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man driving with tinted windows was pulled over by police in a routine traffic stop and discovered to have two illegal weapons in his vehicle, authorities said. Korda Cornelius, 45 of Contant Knolls, was arrested by VIPD Special Operations Bureau officers about 1:25 p.m.
SAN JUAN — An online scam that targeted Puerto Rican agencies attempted to steal more than $4 million, police said Thursday, deepening concerns about the management of local government finances during an economic crisis. Authorities have frozen at least $2.9 million, said an official who was not authorized to comment
CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man lost his life early Tuesday morning in a one-car accident in which “excessive speed” was a factor, authorities conceded. On February 11 at around 1:28 a.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of a one-car accident on South Shore Road, just west
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man taking tools out of his vehicle for work was held up at gunpoint in Savan early on Tuesday morning, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report that a first-degree robbery occurred in upper Savan before 6:33 a.m. Tuesday, the Virgin
SAN JUAN — Police in Puerto Rico said they are seeking clues to help solve the killing of a U.S. tourist who was thrown from an SUV and run over twice in the territory’s capital. The incident occurred before dawn on February 1 in San Juan and involved a man