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FREDERIKSTED — The Bureau of Corrections today congratulated all correctional officers and workers during National Correctional Officers and Employees Week, which runs from May 2-8, 2021.  The demanding work they do every day, often behind the scenes, keeps us all safe, according to the BOC. “They are richly deserving of our

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FREDERIKSTED — One Golden Grove prisoner is the life of the party at the St. Croix adult “correctional” facility. He is swimming in so much Cruzan Rum, marijuana and stogies — that he doesn’t want to ever leave! That inmate at Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility on St. Croix is

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FREDERIKSTED — Two of four males arrested in the murder of a St. Croix woman in Estate Paradise last year have had the charges against them upgraded, authorities said. Calijah Brewley, 21, of Marley Homes, and Jiovoni Smith, 21, of Mount Pleasant, were re-arrested Friday in prison and charged with

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FREDERIKSTED — An “emergency” at Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility delayed court this week and a judge chastised Virgin Islands Corrections Bureau staff for failing to present detainees for their advice-of-rights hearings. Because of the pandemic, detainees on St. Croix take part in V.I. Superior Court hearings from a holding

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COTTON VALLEY — Police have a person of interest in the shooting death of a Catherine’s Hope man at the beginning of the month. “The VIPD is looking for Kareem L. Richardson, 40, who is wanted for the November 1 homicide of Bomani Christian,” the Virgin Islands Police Department said

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As director of the Bureau of Corrections (BOC) I have learned to accept criticism whenever the Bureau makes mistakes. But I never expected tobe criticized when the Bureau does its job well. Two weeks ago, the court-appointed monitors overseeing the St. Croix prison praised BOC for its COVID-19 response. Yet,

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FREDERIKSTED — Police are asking for your help today to find a 35-year-old St. Croix man wanted for burglary, domestic violence and contempt of court. Joseph Elliott, Jr. has an arrest warrant issued in his name by the V.I. Superior Court for second-degree burglary-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Croix man who went on a wild shootout near Sunny Isle Shopping Center and once convicted of that escapade, escaped from prison two days later, had an additional 2.33 years in prison tacked on to the time he will have to serve. Nathaniel “Jahreek” Thomas,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] MIAMI — A St. Croix man on an American Airlines flight to Miami was arrested after he allegedly launched into a midair, profanity-laced tirade and traded punches with others on the plane who were trying to restrain him. The whole incident was caught on tape after passenger Jason Felix began

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GOLDEN GROVE ADULT CORRECTIONAL FACILITY: The site of the possible suicide at the territory’s only prison. FREDERIKSTED — An inmate at the Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility has committed suicide in his prison cell, authorities here said tonight. Bureau of Corrections, Assistant Director Everett Hansen, reported the possible suicide at the

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