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WAPA ALERT: Avoid Parking On These St. John Streets

CRUZ BAY Road restoration work will occur between 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. as part of the Cruz Bay Underground Project starting tomorrow, the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said.

Motorists are advised to please avoid street parking in St. John at night on the dates below, according to WAPA.

June 2, 2022 – Road restoration work and paving will occur from the Seagrape Street /Tobacco Road intersection to the King Street/Prince Street intersection.

June 1, 2022 and June 3, 2022 – Road restoration work and paving will occur from the King Street/Prince Street Intersection up to the King Street/ Northshore Road intersection and the Henry Samuel Street parking entrance.

Road restoration work and paving will also occur in one lane from Mongoose junction entrance up North Shore road to EMH12.

“Thank you for your patience as we safely work to improve services to you,” WAPA said.

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Police Need Your Help To Capture Omar Stephens Wanted For Burglary of Café

CRUZ BAY — Police need your help tonight to find a St. Thomas man wanted for a burglary at a Mongoose Junction café.

Omar K. Stephens, 30, of St. Thomas, is wanted in connection to a burglary that happened today at the Sun Dog Café in St. John, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

Stephens is described as being a Black male who stands 6-feet, 3-inches tall and weighs about 180 pounds.

Police Need Your Help To Capture Omar Stephens Wanted For Burglary of Café

He was born in St. Thomas and currently resides at #1-B Cruz Bay in St. John, according to the VIPD.

If you see Stephens, you are asked to apprehend him and then call 911 and Detective A. Dorsett of the VIPD’s Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340) 774-2211 Extensions 5207 or 5530.

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WAPA To Shut Down King Street In St. John For ‘Underground Electrical Project’

CRUZ BAY — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority advises the motoring public that King Street on St. John will be closed to vehicular traffic from November 10, 2021 – December 1, 2021.

The road closure is needed to allow ongoing work on an underground electrical project that extends from Frank Bay through Cruz Bay, ending at Mongoose Junction, according to WAPA.

During this period, WAPA contractor, Haugland Energy, will complete excavation and install electrical conduits.

Accommodations will be made for car rental agencies and other businesses who must access King Street.

Motorists are asked to use alternate routes, comply with the directions of flaggers and to observe the directions on posted signs