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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections confirmed Monday that an inmate at the John A. Bell Adult Correctional Facility was found unresponsive and pronounced dead on Friday, September 17, 2021. According to a preliminary investigative report, the deceased was a 55-year-old male inmate. There were no obvious signs

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KINGSHILL – In partnership with the University of the Virgin Islands Center for Excellence in Leadership and Learning (UVI Cell), the Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections today celebrated its inaugural graduation of its “Transforming Lives Academy.” The ceremony was held at the John A. Bell Adult Correctional Facility today with staff and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Six detainees at the Alexander A. Farrelly Criminal Justice Complex on St. Thomas tested positive for COVID-19 Monday evening, the Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections said Tuesday. Corrections began testing detainees Monday night after one complained of mild, flu-like symptoms. Thus far, the positive COVID-19 tests have

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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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