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EAST END, St. Croix — The Office of Disaster Recovery (ODR) announced the obligation of $1,599,393 to the Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation (DSPR) to refurbish recreational facilities at two St. Croix beaches. FEMA’s Public Assistance Program will fund the replacement of damaged beachfront facilities at the Fort Frederik Beach

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Fugitive from justice Nijohntea Walker was arrested Friday afternoon by special agents with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), authorities said. A complaint was previously filed against Walker on April 30, 2020 for Possession of a Firearm within a school zone and Unauthorized

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands National Guard assisted with drive-through screenings led by the Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs on St. Thomas and St. Croix. The Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs held drive-through COVID-19 screenings at the Barron Spot Village Mall in St. Croix on May 18 and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works (DPW) is reminding the community of the need to gain permit approval prior to installing any advertising device along public roadways. According to the Virgin Islands Code, anyone seeking to advertise on a publicly owned street, sidewalk, park or other real property, must

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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

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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

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Frydenhoj man has been arrested in connection to a stabbing death that occurred in St. Thomas near a baseball field on Tuesday, authorities said. Kyan Crooke, 32, of Estate Frydenhoj, was arrested about 2:00 a.m. today and charged with voluntary manslaughter, the Virgin Islands Police Department

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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

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man is accused of punching his girlfriend in the face just before the Memorial Day holiday weekend, authorities said. Khaleem Rieara, 40, of Paul M. Pearson Gardens was arrested at 7:21 p.m. Thursday and charged with simple assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department

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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.

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