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KINGSHILL — Delicia Daniel, who was facing multiple criminal charges in the death of her son, four-year-old Aaron Benjamin Jr. in 2019, has pleaded guilty to child abuse in violation of 3 V.I.C. § 505(a), Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George said Tuesday night. A plea hearing was held in

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KINGSHILL — Virgin Islands Department of Justice employees delivered a check for $350 to Ribbons For A Cure on St. Croix. The cancer financial assistance program aims to provide cancer outreach and support in the community through education and awareness initiatives. “2020 and 2021 has been challenging years for everyone

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that the Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands has received a $400,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice in support of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act. The award from the DOJ’s Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Denise George has announced that that 41-year-old Dustin Bue Messerly, a registered sex offender, was arrested by Virgin Islands Department of Justice (VIDOJ) Special Agents and Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) unit on St. Thomas today. Messerly was arrested for failure to comply

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WASHINGTON — Attorney General Denise George is one of five attorneys general leading a coalition in sending a letter to President Joe Biden and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas expressing concern over the treatment of thousands of Haitian refugees currently seeking humanitarian aid along the border in Del

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Denise. N. George announces the filing of a criminal charge against Senator Marvin Blyden for willfully exposing the public to a contagious disease after testing positive for COVID-19. Following a DOJ investigation. Senator Blyden is alleged to have tested positive for COVID-19 on September 15,

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FREDERISTED — Attorney General Denise George announces the result of the Department of Justice Medical Examiner’s investigation into the cause and manner of death of an inmate who was found unresponsive on Friday, September 17, 2021, at the John A. Bell Adult Correctional Facility in Golden Gove, St. Croix. The

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Senate President Donna Frett-Gregory on Monday announced that the Virgin Islands Legislature will establish a Committee on Ethical Conduct by week’s end to probe reports that Senator Marvin Blyden, a frequent top vote-getter on St. Thomas, flouted protocol after twice testing positive for COVID-19. It is the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Although Dwight E. Isaac was arrested in April and charged with first-degree unlawful sexual contact, the Virgin Islands Police Department only released that information to Twitter in a late night post. The VIPD did not release the public information about Isaac through the normal media channels, such

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WASHINGTON — The Virgin Islands Attorney General’s Office has joined the legal fight for parity in Supplemental Security Income benefits denied to territorial residents in the Supreme Court case United States v. Vaello Madero. The case challenges the fact that otherwise eligible citizens can be denied Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

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