Tag: V.I. Attorney General Claude Walker

Mapp’s AG Wants To Keep People On St. Thomas-St. John From Registering To Vote

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Attorney General Claude Walker has filed a lawsuit to block a faction of the Elections Board from registering new voters on St. Thomas and St. John prior to the Nov. 20 runoff election. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday and assigned to Superior Court Judge Denise Francois, calls for a temporary restraining […]

Prior To Elections, Walker Carries Water For Mapp On Goverment Worker’s Raise Kerfluffle

WATER BOYS: V.I. Attorney General Claude Earl Walker and Government House Chief Legal Counsel Emile Henderson III go to bat on Thursday for Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s promised  government worker’s wage increases. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Claude Earl Walker defended Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s executive order to raise the base pay […]

MISTRIAL! Superior Court Judge Rules Hung Jury In Murder Trial of Retired Police Sergeant

FREDERIKSTED — A Superior Court jury took two days to deliberate but ultimately could not reach a unanimous decision in the second-degree murder trial of former Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Sgt. Ronald Hatcher. After a more than week-long trial, and nearly five years in the waiting, a seven-woman, five-man jury said that Hatcher was […]

Virgin Islands Gets A Share of $35.5M Whistleblower Case Alleging Inflated Prescription Drug Prices

CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Justice said it has reached an agreement with Kmart Corporation, a unit of Sears Holdings Management Corporation, to settle allegations that its pharmacies in the Virgin Islands charged the Medicaid program more than its “usual and customary charge” for certain drugs. Under the settlement agreement, Kmart agreed to […]

IT’S OFFICIAL: V.I. Medical Examiner Says That Lyana Serieux and Her Two Sons Jeremiah and Jordan Were Murdered, But Won’t Say How Or Under What Circumstances

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN: Jeremiah Serieux, 5, (front) Jordan Serieux, 10, (left) and Lyana Serieux, 24, (right). The case has been a roller coaster of emotions for most people on St. Croix, with many refusing to even entertain the notion that the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) cadet could have had links to the drug […]

Claude Walker Suspends Charges Against U.S. Customs Agent Who Ambushed Her Boyfriend

Vanessa Jackson is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agent with friends in high places. FREDERIKSTED — Local Attorney General Claude Walker is showing his true intestinal fortitude — once again. First Walker dropped out of a national global warming lawsuit against Exxon because he said that the local government is broke. And now bowing […]