Tag: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Justice (VIDOJ)

AG George Welcomes NAGTRI Faculty Trainers To V.I. For Advocacy Training

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Denise George welcomed representatives from the National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute (NAGTRI) to the territory during opening remarks at the Windward Passage Hotel St. Thomas on Tuesday. The NAGTRI Faculty of trainers are in the territory holding a four-day trial advocacy training for V.I. Assistant Attorneys General. The […]

GITTENS: VIDOJ White Collar Crime Unit Would Pay For Itself

CHRISTIANSTED — Senator Kenneth Gittens said that a local program to aggressively fight white collar crime would most likely pay for itself. “When we go after crimes like fraud, corruption and tax evasion it often means we also curtail losses to the Government or even gain new revenue,” Senator Gittens said. “For this reason, it […]

AG: Legislature Nixes Funding For White Collar Crime Division Of VIDOJ

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — V.I. Attorney General Denise George today released a statement expressing disappointment upon learning that the 33rd Legislature in its 2020 Budget rejected the funding proposed for the White Collar Crime and Corruption section of the V.I. Department of Justice. The change was proposed by Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. in his 2020 supplemental […]

REPEAT OFFENDER! Bonne Esperance Man Accused Of Murdering Schoolteacher Picked Up On Assault Charge

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Police Department patrol officers from the Richard N. Callwood Command responded to 911 Emergency Call Center that directed officers to the Bonne Esperance area in reference to a dispute between neighbors about 12:07 p.m. Saturday. Malakai George, 33, of Bonne Esperance was arrested and charged with third-degree assault, according to […]

Expectant Mother Briana Norris Charged With Child Abuse After Overdose on Heroin

CHRISTIANSTED — Police said an eight months pregnant former FEMA employee has been charged with child abuse after overdosing on heroin. Briana Norris, 26, of St. Croix was arrested about 11:00 a.m. on Saturday and charged with child abuse, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. According to the VIPD, Norris had to be given an […]

DON’T DO ME LIKE THAT! St. Croix Sex Therapist Charged With Attempted Murder

FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix woman who works as a “night nurse” was arrested Friday on attempted murder charges after a severe stabbing incident in May, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Tasha Matthews, 33, of Estate Coble was arrested by police and charged with second-degree murder after an arrest warrant was issued by […]