St. Croix News
FREDERIKSTED — In light of COVID-19 and the associated social distancing guidelines, The Virgin Islands Department of Human Services (DHS) has granted a 90-day extension for all expired Senior Identification (ID) cards effective March 15. The Department is requesting that businesses and banking institutions recognize this announcement (along with the
FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department is reporting that one of the female victims of the shooting incident that took place in Estate Paradise in the vicinity of the Evelyn Williams Elementary School on May 15 has succumbed to her injuries. The victim has been identified as 19-year-old Selena
BAD NINJA! Mississippi Martial Arts Expert Breaks Into St. Croix Resident’s Home, Attacks Victim With A Corkscrew
FREDERIKSTED — A Mississippi martial arts instructor whose hands and feet are considered lethal weapons, allegedly broke into a St. Croix resident’s home and brutally attacked the victim with a corkscrew, authorities said. Joshua Felder, 42, current resident of Grange Hill, was arrested at 5:32 a.m. Tuesday and charged with
FREDERIKSTED — The VIPD Criminal Investigation and Special Operations Bureaus conducted a joint operation which resulted in the arrest of a Sprat Hall man over the weekend. Jonathan Scribner, 35, of Sprat Hall, was arrested at 5:59 a.m. Saturday and charged with third-degree burglary, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.
FREDERIKSTED — A Whim man was charged with a crime related to a recent abduction of a man off the street in Frederiksted town. Aliek J. Hatchett, 20 of Estate Whim was arrested and charged with possession of stolen property, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Hatchett was in possession of
CHRISTIANSTED — Was it a Freudian slip by embattled Virgin Islands Republican Party chairman John Canegata? Or was he misquoted by a St. Croix tabloid newspaper? Canegata, who remains under a temporary restraining order issued by Superior Court Judge Kathleen Mackay, confirmed everything opponents have been saying about his eight
CHRISTIANSTED — During his COVID-19 briefing today, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said he is easing restrictions on bars and restaurants and will allow restaurants to cater to dine-in patrons and permit bars to reopen on May 26 under certain conditions. Restaurants can offer dine-in service at 50 percent capacity or
FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was injured during an abduction in which the kidnapper took him to an automatic teller machine to withdraw money from his account, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received calls reporting an abduction of an adult male from downtown Frederiksted about 1:15 p.m.
CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. on Tuesday resubmitted to the 33rd Legislature an amended version of his proposed Virgin Islands Cannabis Use Act, which amends Title 19, Chapter 34 of the V.I. Code, also known as the Virgin Islands Medicinal Cannabis Patient Care Act. “This Administration has conducted a series
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — As of today, the confirmed number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. Virgin Islands is 69. To date, the islands have recorded six deaths and 61 recoveries and there are only two active cases on the island. Testing for the virus has been carried out on 1,300 people