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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections said it first learned that an inmate at the John Bell Adult Correctional Facility tested positive for COVID-19 at 3:50 p.m. Tuesday. The disease first presented in the inmate as mild flu-like symptoms. It was the first confirmed case of the novel

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who was driving without a license plate on his vehicle was arrested on an illegal gun charge after a traffic stop on Friday afternoon, authorities said. Jaime “DaFoxx” St. Omer, 33, of Estate Carlton, was arrested at 4:24 p.m. Friday and charged with carrying

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who is awaiting trial for an armed jewelry store robbery has been arrested on domestic violence-related charges, authorities said. Shemelle Isaac, 29, of Hospital Ground was arrested at 12:25 p.m. Sunday and charged with simple assault-domestic violence and damage to property-domestic violence, the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Parole Board advises the public that the Board will convene on June 7-10, 2021, to hear testimony from victims, family members of victims, or other interested persons for and against the application for parole by inmates incarcerated at various penal institutions.  Anyone who wishes to share

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FREDERIKSTED — The Bureau of Corrections in partnership with UVICELL is now a National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Accredited Training Unit and is authorized to use the NCCER training curriculum and certify trainees. Three BOC instructors completed NCCER instructor training and are now certified and authorized to

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FREDERIKSTED — The Bureau of Corrections today congratulated all correctional officers and workers during National Correctional Officers and Employees Week, which runs from May 2-8, 2021.  The demanding work they do every day, often behind the scenes, keeps us all safe, according to the BOC. “They are richly deserving of our

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two men spent Sunday night in jail after police arrested them on suspicion of killing chickens at the Caret Bay bin site. The case began just before 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon, when police received a report of “several Hispanic males in a white truck, with rifles, in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man has been arrested after allegedly stalking a woman who took out a protective against him, authorities said. Darrell D. Thomas, 49, of Anna’s Retreat, was arrested at 1:50 a.m. Saturday and charged with contempt of court, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Thomas

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police have released new details in the weekend arrest of a Texas woman who allegedly conducted a theft operation on St. John. Jennifer A. Northcutt, 54, of Richardson, Texas, was arrested at 12:30 p.m. Friday and charged with grand larceny and possession of stolen property, the Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department is no longer searching for a 53-year-old St. Thomas man wanted for attempted murder. The VIPD said Adala Donastorg, of Annas Retreat, surrendered to authorities without incident on Friday April 30 about 1:30 p.m. “Donastorg allegedly struck his roommate with a knife

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