Tag: U.S. Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George

Registered Sex Offender Picked Up By VIDOJ Agents on St. Thomas

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A registered sex offender was scooped up on St. Thomas today, authorities said. Omar J. Suarez, 38, a registered sex offender, was arrested by Virgin Islands Department of Justice (VIDOJ) Special Agents (SID), and the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) unit on St. Thomas today, V.I. Attorney General Denise George […]

AG Denise George Issues Statement on the Impact of the United States Supreme Court Decision on Local Abortion Law

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Attorney General’s Office said it has received numerous calls and inquiries after yesterday’s United States Supreme Court ruling in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. This case overturned th e cases of Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. These two cases determined that a women had […]

Woman Charged With Stealing $30K From Elderly Couple

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas woman was arrested in prison and charged with stealing at least $30,000 from an elderly couple, authorities said. K’zsa Hodge, 26, of Estate Altona, was arrested on elder financial abuse and exploitation charges including embezzlement, forgery, grand larceny, possession of forged instruments and obtaining money by false pretense, V.I. […]

Florida Man Who Beat Woman In St. Thomas Hotel Room Found Guilty Of Assault

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Florida man was found guilty of assault after holding a woman hostage and brutally beating her in a room at Sapphire Beach Resort in 2020, authorities said. Devindra Jaglal, 39, was found guilty of second degree assault and simple assault on May 26th by a Superior Court jury in St. Thomas, […]

VIDOJ Agents Arrest St. Croix Man For Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

KINGSHILL — A registered sex offender was arrested on St. Croix for failing to tell local authorities where he was living currently. Carl Nicholas Decicco, 37, of Bethlehem Village, was arrested Tuesday for failure to comply with registration requirements for sex offenders in the territory, Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George said. Decicco was taken […]

AG: VIDOJ Agents Arrest Ricardo Algarin In Florida For Financial Exploitation of Old Man

Arrest Warrant issued for his sister, Lissette Felix KINGSHILL — V.I. Attorney General Denise George announces the arrest by V.I. Department of Justice (VIDOJ) Special Agents of a man charged with financial exploitation and defrauding an elderly man by taking advantage of the man’s deteriorated condition. VIDOJ Special agents arrested Ricardo Algarin on April 6, […]

V.I. Free Press Reports On ‘Wolf’ Stalker Who Hunted Woman Near C’sted Cemetery Leads To Arrest On Sex Charges

CHRISTIANSTED — A series of Virgin Islands Free Press reports on a “wolf” stalker who shadowed a St. Croix woman near the Christiansted Cemetery for weeks led to his eventual arrest on sex offender charges Tuesday. Jose Enrique “Big Bad Wolf” Encarnacion, a registered sex offender, was arrested by Virgin Islands Department of Justice (VIDOJ) […]

2 Private Islands Owned By Jeffrey Epstein Hit Market For $125 Million: Wall Street Journal

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two private islands in the U.S. Virgin Islands owned by late financier Jeffrey Epstein are hitting the market for $125 million.  The news was reported on Tuesday by The Wall Street Journal, which verified the listing with an attorney for the Epstein estate and the islands’ listing agents. Located off St. Thomas, Little St. […]

St. Thomas Man Who Threatened Witnesses With Death Over Jail Phone Gets 2.75 Years

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who threatened trial witnesses with death before they were to testify against him in court got nearly three years in prison from a federal judge, authorities said. Yamini Potter, 36, of Charlotte Amalie, was sentenced to 33 months in prison for his convictions of obtaining money by false […]

Jeffrey Epstein Estate Close To Settlement With Territorial Government

KINGSHILL — Attorneys for the estate of notorious sex offender Jeffrey Epstein told a Superior Court judge this week that they are “extraordinarily close” to resolving a civil case filed by the government of the island territory against the late financier’s estate, once valued at over $650 million. “We’ve been having intense negotiations and talks for settlement. […]