Tag: Bureau of Corrections (BOC)

5 Current Inmates At St. Croix Prison Have Tested Positive For COVID-19, BOC Says

FREDERIKSTED — Two additional inmates have tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease at the St. Croix prison, bringing the current total to five, authorities said. Updating efforts to mitigate COVID-19, the Bureau of Corrections medical staff said it retested all inmates/detainees who tested positive for coronavirus on November 17. Staff members have also been required […]

St. Thomas’ Jamil Bell Arrested After Stabbing Broken Bottle Attack In Smith Bay

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested recently for his connection to a stabbing-broken bottle attack in Smith Bay last month, authorities said. Jamil A. Bell, 38, was arrested May 1 and charged with third-degree assault, use of a dangerous weapon, brandishing, simple assault & battery, obscene-indecent conduct, disturbing the peace by fighting, […]

St. Croix’s Jose DeJesus Perez Arrested By Police Same Day VIPD Said He Was Wanted

FREDERIKSTED — A man who was wanted by police acts of alleged domestic violence since Thursday was arrested by the Virgin Islands Police Department the same day. Jose DeJesus Perez, 38, was contacted by police on Thursday and placed under arrest for second-degree assault and simple assault & battery–domestic violence, according to the VIPD. No […]

St. Thomas’ Amarie Warner Arrested For Allegedly Breaking Man’s Nose

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man accused of breaking another man’s nose in an August attack in Nadir has been arrested on a Superior Court bench warrant. Amarie Warner, 18 of Charlotte Amalie was arrested at 4:10 p.m. on Saturday and charged with third-degree assault, simple assault & battery, disturbance of the peace (fighting) […]

St. Thomas’ Syanno Venzen Accused Of Multiple Counts of Child Abuse, Unlawful Sexual Contact

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who is accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with two female minors was arrested on Monday. Syanno “Juice” Venzen, 22, of Charlotte Amalie was arrested at 7:12 a.m. on Monday and is charged with child abuse and unlawful sexual contact, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Venzen is […]

Search Warrant of SUV Nets Omari Poree for Illegal Gun Possession Charge on St. Croix

KINGSHILL -— A St. Croix man who is accused of a reckless endangerment incident that occurred five months ago has been arrested by police. Omari S. Poree, 24 of Mon Bijou, was served with a search warrant by detectives from the Criminal Investigation Bureau at about 6:27 a.m. on Wednesday. The warrant allowed police to […]

Parole Board Decides It Will Visit Territorial Inmates in U.S. Mainland Prisons … Complete List

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Parole Board said that it will hear testimony from inmates incarcerated at various penal institutions from here to the U.S. mainland beginning May 21. During those days, the board will meet at the Golden Grove Correctional Facility on St. Croix on May 21 for inmates at the Golden Grove […]

St. Croix Prison Guard Darren Giddings Arrested for Taking Ganja Into Golden Grove

ARRESTED: Bureau of Corrections officer Darren Giddings, 35, by the VIPD on Thursday. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED ––  A St. Croix prison guard has been arrested at Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility and charged in relation to introducing drugs into the prison, authorities said today. Police said Darren Giddings, 35, a Bureau of […]

Federal Authorities Urge St. Croix Public To Take A Look At New Photo of Prison Escapee Nathaniel Thomas

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — Federal authorities said a St. Croix man convicted of gun violence crimes who escaped from prison after his second conviction has lost a lot of weight and the public needs to re-examine his current photograph. Nathaniel “Jahreek” or “Ringo” Thomas Jr., 28, left the Golden Grove Adult Correctional […]

FREE AS A BIRD! Nathaniel “Jahreek” Thomas Thumbs His Nose At Law Enforcement With ‘Aided’ Prison Escape

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — The U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Virgin Islands, when asked Friday for comment about the St. Croix prison escape of Nathaniel “Jahreek” Thomas Jr. on Thursday officially said: “no comment.” Thomas was convicted by a federal jury of reckless endangerment and firearms changes on Tuesday — but two […]