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December 5th, 2016
Woman & 4-year-old safe after apparent home invasion in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— A woman and her 4-year-old daughter were left shaken but unharmed after an unknown assailant entered their home just before midnight Sunday, December 4, 2016, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.

November 30th, 2016
Man shot in Christiansted, St Croix; Alleged shooter arrested

VI CONSORTIUM

CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI — A man was shot in downtown Christiansted, St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Tuesday morning, November 29, 2016 by an unknown assailant, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has made known.

November 28th, 2016
Fire razes business of over 50 years on St Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- H.H. Tire & Battery, a well-known and reputable business located at 61-B Castle Coakley, St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) has been consumed by fire, leaving multiple persons out of work this morning, November 28, 2016 and a venerable operation incapacitated for the foreseeable future.

November 23rd, 2016
Another USVI Corrections Officer arrested

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — One week following the arrest of a Bureau of Corrections officer for attempting to smuggle marijuana and other prison contraband into the Golden Grove Correctional Facility on St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI), another officer was caught, arrested and jailed pending her advise-of-rights hearing — doing the same thing.

November 14th, 2016
Prison officer allegedly tried to sneak ganja, phone into USVI prison

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — A corrections officer in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) was on Friday November 11, 2016 detained by another corrections officer and later arrested by police at the Golden Grove Correctional Facility on St Croix after she was found to be in possession of prison contraband, to include marijuana, a cellphone and cellphone charger, as well as drug paraphernalia.

November 13th, 2016
Man found dead in abandoned well in USVI identified by DNA

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — The identity of a man found in an abandoned well in Estate Richmond, St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on January 15, 2015 has been determined through DNA testing, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced Friday, November 11, 2016.

November 9th, 2016
Very familiar faces in USVI’s 32 Legislature

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The makeup of the US Virgin Islands’ 32nd Legislature — at least on St Croix — will look very similar to that of the 31st, except for one not-so-new face: Alicia “Chucky” Hansen.

November 9th, 2016
Stacey E. Plaskett breezes to victory in Delegate to Congress race

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- — US Virgin Islands’ (USVI) Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett sailed to victory last night, November 8, 2016, pummeling her write-in opponent, Republican candidate Gordon Ackley, by winning 97.57 percent of the vote.

November 4th, 2016
Man accused of killing two police officers in USVI out on bail

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Police Officer Francis Williams, who the [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) has accused of killing fellow officers Lesha Lammy and Kai Javois, has been released on bail, with Judge Harold Willocks opining that Mr Williams was not a flight risk because he is a lifelong resident of St. Croix, had no criminal history prior to the myriad of charges levied against him by the V.I.P.D., and that he has family

November 3rd, 2016
Homeless man assaults USVI’s Police Commissioner

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — A homeless man on Wednesday November 2, 2016 assaulted [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Commissioner Delroy Richards, VIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.

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