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

Attorney General To Make Oral Arguments Before United States Supreme Court Today

WASHINGTON — V.I. Attorney General Denise George reminds the public that Oral arguments before the United States Supreme Court in U.S. v. Vaello Madero begins at 11 am this morning. The V.I. Department of Justice (VIDOJ) on behalf of the Government of the Virgin Islands,, filed an amicus brief in support of Madero, which requests […]

Barclays: No Tie Between USVI Subpoena And Bank Top Exec’s Sudden Departure

NEW YORK — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Justice has served Barclays Bank in the United Kingdom with a court order to provide any documents linked to sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. V.I. Attorney General Denise George is seeking information on transactions, correspondence and investments linked to the financier. The bank was subpoenaed in New […]

Case Of Man Who Stole iPhone XR From Gas Station First Jury Trial Since COVID Hit

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George has announced that the territory’s first jury trial held in the Virgin Islands Superior court since the COVID-19 closure, concluded with a verdict today. In the case of The People of the Virgin Islands vs Ala Zatar, the court found defendant Zatar guilty on all counts […]

Delicia Daniel Strikes Plea Deal With Prosecutors Over Death Of 4-Year-Old Son

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 the Superior Court of St. […]

VIDOJ Employees Donate $350 To Ribbons For A Cure Cancer Non-Profit Organization

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 on so many levels, both […]

VIDOJ Gets $400,000 Award From Feds To Track Sex Offenders In The USVI

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, Registering, and Tracking (SMART) supports […]

Utah Sex Offender With 5 Skulls Tattoo On Chest Arrested By VIDOJ At STT Airport

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 with registration requirements for sex […]

Coalition Of 17 Attorneys General Protests ‘Inhumane’ Treatment Of Haitians In Texas

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 Rio, Texas. The coalition of […]

BLYDEN’S BLUNDER! St. Thomas Senator Faces Criminal Charges For COVID Defiance

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, 2021, and was ordered to […]

St. Croix Medical Examiner Says Prison Inmate Died Of Natural Causes

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 deceased inmate is identified as […]