Tag: V.I. Bureau of Corrections (BOC)

CROOKE ARRESTED! In Connection To Stabbing Death Near Ballfield: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Frydenhoj man has been arrested in connection to a stabbing death that occurred in St. Thomas near a baseball field on Tuesday, authorities said. Kyan Crooke, 32, of Estate Frydenhoj, was arrested about 2:00 a.m. today and charged with voluntary manslaughter, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “On May 26 at […]

Trinidad Man Extradited From D.C. For Sexual Assaults Of St. Croix Men

CHRISTIANSTED — Police have arrested a Trinidad native who left St. Croix after a series of sexual assault-robberies four months ago once he was interviewed by police. Terrance “Josh” Vidale, 34, a resident of Estate Glynn was extradited from Washington, D.C. and arrested about 2:39 p.m. on October 30 on charges of first-degree sexual contact, […]

VIPD: St. Thomas’ Marciano Rivera Arrested In Rape Of Minor

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An 18-year-old St. Thomas man has been charged in the rape of a minor, authorities said. Marciano Rivera was arrested about 7 p.m. Thursday and charged with first-degree aggravated rape, first-degree unlawful sexual contact and child abuse of a minor, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Marciano bail was set at $250,000. […]

Gittens Thanks Territory’s Corrections Officers, Nurses And Teachers For Service

CHRISTIANSTED — Some of our most vital occupations are being celebrated nationally this week and Senate President Kenneth Gittens has expressed his appreciation to Virgin Islands corrections officers, nurses and teachers. May 5-11 is recognized as National Correctional Officers Week, May 6-12 as National Nurses Week and May 6-10 as National Teachers Week. “I thank […]

Gov. Bryan Puts Prison Inmates To Work Cleaning Up Territory’s Roadsides

FREDERIKSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said on Friday he would start an Inmate Work Program to assist in the clean up of towns and roadsides and other beautification efforts in the territory. The Inmate Work Program is a joint initiative between Government House, the Bureau of Corrections (BOC) and the Virgin Islands Waste Management […]

POLICE: St. Croix’s Dequan Forde, In Prison, Arrested For June 2018 Home Invasion

FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man who was arrested in a gunpoint robbery and for allegedly bringing drugs on an airline last year — has been arrested again this year. A concerned citizen told police that he was robbed and assaulted by several men who entered his home without permission on June 1, 2018. After […]

VIPD: St. Croix’s Ryheim Moncherry Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault of 10-Year-Old Girl

FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix teenager is in official custody after police said he sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl last month. Ryheim Moncherry, 19, of Frederiksted, was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree aggravated rate, first-degree rape and first-degree unlawful sexual contact-domestic violence. Police said the incident was first reported to authorities by a woman […]

Gov. Bryan Says Wynnie Testamark Is New Director of Bureau of Corrections

CHRISTIANSTED – Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. on Saturday said that Virgin Islander and longtime corrections expert Wynnie Testamark will be the next director of the Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections (BOC). Testamark, a native of St. Thomas, is a 29-year veteran with the Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department where she retired as an Executive Lieutenant. […]

Three St. Thomas Men Indicted By Federal Grand Jury For Having Prison Contraband

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Three men were indicted by a federal grand jury on Thursday. A federal Grand Jury returned three separate indictments against K’Moi Corraspe, 24, Michael Hendrickson, 27, and Gamba Potter, 33, each for allegedly possessing illegal contraband in prison, U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert said. All three men remain in custody at the Bureau […]

FEDERAL AFFIDAVITS: Two People Helped Nathaniel Thomas Escape From Golden Grove in March

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — Convicted felon Nathaniel Thomas escaped from Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility on St. Croix in March with the help of two people, according to two affidavits filed in U.S. District Court. Thomas, a.k.a. “Jahreek,” “J,” “Ringo” and “R,” was convicted on March 13 of unlawful possession of a […]