St. Croix News
US DOL’s Gerri Fiala WASHINGTON – The Virgin Islands is one of only two jurisdictions in the country to be formally sanctioned by the federal government for failure to meet agreed performance records in job training, the V.I. Free Press has learned. Compounding the news is the fact that the
CRITICAL CONDITION: Marcus Christian-Hendrickson FREDERIKSTED – The 31-year-old son of Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s chief policy advisor was ambushed with gunfire while driving in Estate La Grange leading to him crashing his car into a tree. The 911 Emergency Call Center notified police at 12:08 p.m. Sunday that gunshots had
INJURY REPORT: Linval Joseph of St. Croix EDEN PRARIE, Minn. – Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph sat out Thursday night’s 23-20 loss to the Arizona Cardinals because of a lingering foot injury. Joseph, 27, also didn’t play in the Vikings 38-7 loss to the Seattle Seahawks last week as well.
ARRESTED: Leon Nisbett FREDERIKSTED – A 39-year-old St. Croix man was arrested early Saturday morning on illegal gun charges after a traffic stop on the Melvin Evans Highway, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Leon Nisbett of Old Castle Coakley was arrested at 5:59 a.m. Saturday and
FREDERIKSTED – For the second time in three night shots rang out at the Walter I.M. Hodge Pavilion. This time, four people were shot. On Wednesday night, one person. The 911 Emergency Call Center notified police at 10 p.m. Friday that gunshots had be fired at the Walter I.M.
ATLANTA – Each week during the flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) publishes “Flu View,” a weekly report of the flu’s impact. During week 47 (November 22-28, 2015), influenza activity increased slightly but remained low overall, according to the report. The following findings are included
FREDERIKSTED – A 24-year-old St. Croix man told police today that when he stopped to repair his motor scooter in Estate Williams Delight, a car drove up to him and started firing gunshots at him. The 911 Emergency Call Center notified police at 1:51 p.m. Friday that gunshots had been
Garbage piled up near a tree at Halfpenny Beach in St. Croix CHRISTIANSTED – Only one beach in St. Croix – Halfpenny Beach – has been deemed unfit for swimming or fishing by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) in its weekly beach advisory. But DPNR admits that
FREDERIKSTED – A 17-year-old boy rode his bike near Sprat Hall this afternoon and discharged a .22 rifle in the direction of a populated area, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a notification at 2:17 p.m. Thursday that a gun had been discharged
Man Accused Of Shooting 10-Year-Old Boy With Pellet Gun In 2014 Arrested On Domestic Violence Charges
FREDERIKSTED – A 33-year-old St. Croix man was arrested domestic violence-related charges Wednesday night, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Jonathan Santiago of Hannah’s Rest was arrested at 7:12 p.m. Wednesday and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence, the VIPD said. Police said Santiago was arrested after got into a