St. Thomas News
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
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police confiscated about 50 marijuana plants near a private residence in Hospital Ground on Wednesday morning, authorities said. Detectives searching for a suspect in Hospital Ground discovered an illegal marijuana cultivation site about 11:19 a.m. Wednesday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Detectives were at a location
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation (DSPR) was awarded $1,412,908 to renovate a staple of the St. Thomas community. The funds to complete the repairs to the Emile Griffith Ballpark were obligated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through its Public Assistance Program (PA) and are
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 — A 70-year-old St. Thomas man died Monday afternoon after his motorcycle collided with a vehicle on Polyberg Hill, authorities said. Uric Smith, Sr. of Oswald Harris Court was positively identified as the victim, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The investigation into the incident revealed that a
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police need your help to find a 70-year-old St. Thomas man who went fishing Saturday and never returned home. Stanfield “Stan” Dumas was reported missing by family members at 5:53 p.m. on Saturday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Dumas is a black man who stands about
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
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Puerto Rico man with roots in the U.S. Virgin Islands allegedly had a loaded firearm magazine in his luggage when he tried to clear security at the St. Thomas airport on Saturday afternoon, authorities said. Khaliem Tang-Yuk, 20, of Puerto Rico was arrested about 2:47 p.m.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas motorist involved in an accident on Friday afternoon was observed with a firearm and was quickly detained by police, authorities said. Terrance A. Martin III, 24, was arrested at 2:03 p.m. Friday and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm, delaying and obstructing an
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating the discovery of a St. Thomas man who was shot to death on the south shore on Friday night, authorities said. Elon Frett, 28, of Charlotte Amalie was positively identified by relatives as the victim of the shooting, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.