St. Croix News
CHRISTIANSTED – The Virgin Islands’ environmental agency plans to file a violation order against two rum producers on St. Croix as residents of several communities complain of a black mold persistently staining their properties, cars and boats. Jamal Nielsen, spokesman for the Department of Planning and Natural Resources, said authorities are
Juwan Thompson of the Denver Broncos CHRISTIANSTED – Juwan Thompson was different from the other little kids. He wasn’t tall, but he was stocky, with big arms and shoulders much too wide for a 5-year-old. “His babysitter called him ‘Little Hulk,’ ” recalled Thompson’s mom, Ramona Griggie. “So ever since
MID-ISLAND, St. Croix – A 42-year-old man was stabbed in the stomach early this morning but has refused to tell police who stabbed him and why, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police said they received a 911 Emergency Call Center report of a male individual at the Corner Pocket
CHRISTIANSTED – A two-month-old child was found dead early this morning at a housing community in Estate Golden Rock, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police said the 911 Emergency Call Center received a notification of a child being dead on arrival (DOA) at 6:34 a.m. Saturday at John F. Kennedy
Tonya Escobar, mother of Eboniece Escobar ROAD TOWN, Tortola – The U.S. Marshals Service said the Virginia murder suspect added to the agency’s “15 Most Wanted Fugitives” list on July 2 was captured Thursday standing near a tent in a remote part of the British Virgin Islands. Richmond police charged 19-year-old J’Wa
CHRISTIANSTED — U.S. officials are seeking to limit the number of parrotfish caught in federal waters off St. Croix to help protect the brightly colored species, as well as fragile Caribbean coral reefs. The National Marine Fisheries Service began collecting public comments on its proposal this week before issuing a decision.
MID-ISLAND, St. Croix – A 23-year-old man was shot repeatedly this afternoon near Candido Guadalupe Terrace but survived the attack, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police said they responded to an emergency call of a shooting near the shanty at Candido Guadalupe Terrace after 3:05 p.m. today and
J’wa “Balla” Charlery ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – The U.S. Marshals Service said the Richmond hotel murder suspect added to the agency’s “15 Most Wanted Fugitives” list on July 2 was captured Thursday standing near a tent in a remote part of the British Virgin Islands. Richmond police charged 19-year-old
Rakeem Christmas on draft day 2015 INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Pacers made a trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday to send a 2019 second round pick in exchange for St. Croix’s Rakeem Christmas. Christmas, a 6-9 forward, played four seasons at Syracuse and averaged 7.8 points and 5.6 rebounds over
ST. CROIX – An 18-year-old Christiansted town man was arrested on an illegal gun possession charge after a routine traffic stop yesterday, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Duval Briscoe of Queen Street was arrested at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday and charged with possession of an unauthorized firearm, the VIPD said.