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March 19th, 2019
Man gets 15 years for robbery, attempted murder

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - Fifteen years behind bars was the sentence handed down on Jahani Joseph who shot a man seven times while robbing him in the area of Hospital Ground almost three years ago, the USVI Department of Justice, Public Media Officer Corliss Smithen has announced.

March 18th, 2019
Two injured, two dead in USVI nightclub shooting

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI — Two people were injured and two died during a shooting incident late Sunday Night, March 17, 2019, in a St. Thomas nightclub, sources told The Consortium. The information was subsequently confirmed by USVIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte.

March 17th, 2019
USVI capitalising on 'Carnival' exit from Antigua

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ST THOMAS, USVI - In a rather drastic move following disagreements between the Antiguan Government, Carnival Cruise Line and the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), Carnival Cruise Line last week announced that it was removing Antigua from its itinerary, a decision with damaging consequences for the island, as Carnival Cruise Line alone brings 250,000 individuals to Antigua’s shores annually.

March 15th, 2019
St. Croix man gets 18 months for role in marijuana smuggling

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI — Gibbs Bully, 52, of St. Croix, was sentenced on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, in District Count on one count of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

March 9th, 2019
Pedestrian killed after being struck by vehicle in St. Thomas

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI — A pedestrian has succumbed to injuries at the Schneider Regional Medical Center on Thursday night, March 7, 2019, after being struck by a vehicle earlier the same night, USVIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced today.

March 8th, 2019
Motorcyclist escape death in St. Thomas accident

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - A motorcyclist was badly injured late Wednesday night, March 6, 2019, during an accident that almost turned deadly, USVIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte confirmed to the Consortium.

March 6th, 2019
Guyanese men sentenced following $71M cocaine bust

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today, March 6, 2019 that Neville Jeffrey, 70, Mohamed Hoseain, 66, Richard La Cruz, 51, and Mark Anthony Williams, 32, all of Guyana, were sentenced to 48 months, 36 months, 30 months and 27 months respectively for possession of cocaine on board a vessel, by District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on March 5, 2019.

March 4th, 2019
St. Thomas accident leaves 27-year-old woman dead

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI — A vehicular accident in St. Thomas, USVI on Sunday night, February 3, 2019, left a 27-year-old woman dead, USVIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte confirmed to on Monday.

February 28th, 2019
USVI resident indicted for not registering as sex offender

ST. THOMAS, USVI - On February 21, 2019, a federal grand jury returned an indictment against Jeffrey Cole, 57, of St. Thomas, Unites States Virgin Islands (USVI) charging him with failing to register as a sex offender, US Attorney Gretchen Shappert announced.

February 26th, 2019
Feds arrest USVI boxer John A. Jackson for producing child porn

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - John A. Jackson, 30, appeared today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller for a preliminary and detention hearing after his arrest on Saturday, February 23, 2018, by Homeland Security Investigations for Production of Child Pornography, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

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