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

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

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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.

February 9th, 2019
USVI Accident Leaves Two Dead

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ST. CROIX, USVI — A vehicular accident on Rattan Road late Friday night, February 8, 2019, left two men dead, emergency responders on the scene have confirmed. The incident, which occurred after the 11:00 p.m. hour, included a Jeep Wrangler and a 90s Ford Explorer.

January 30th, 2019
Three plead guilty to cocaine distribution in USVI

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ST. CROIX, USVI — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, that on Friday, January 18, Robert Klyvert, 47, of St. Croix, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon, Jr., to distribution of crack cocaine.

January 26th, 2019
Brothers arrested after high-speed chase; Drugs found

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ST. CROIX, USVI — A traffic stop performed by the USVIPD on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, yielded two arrests along with ammunition and marijuana, USVIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte has announced.

January 19th, 2019
Bartender shot to death in USVI bar

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CHRISTIANSTED, St. Croix, USVI - A female bartender was shot to death in a downtown Christiansted, USVI bar on the night of Thursday, January 17, 2019, USVIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte confirmed.

January 8th, 2019
Bryan Jr. now officially the 9th Governor of USVI

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EMANCIPATION GARDEN, St Thomas, USVI - Albert Bryan Jr, on Monday, January 7, 2019, took the Oath of Office as the ninth elected Governor of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), capping off a momentous journey that was years in the making.

January 7th, 2019
Bryan Jr inauguration as 9th USVI Governor today, Jan 7, 2019

EMANCIPATION GARDEN, St Thomas, USVI - At about 10:30 AM today Monday, January 7, 2019, the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) will have a new Governor.

January 6th, 2019
Jewellery store owner killed in ambush robbery

VI CONSORTIUM

CHRISTIANSTED, St. Croix, USVI - The owner of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) jewellery store, Panache Jewellers was shot to death near the entrance of Mount Welcome on Saturday, January 5, 2019, according to USVIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte.

December 31st, 2018
Over 1,200 applied for work with Bryan Administration

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - About 1,200 individuals in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) have submitted their resumes in search of work with the incoming Bryan administration, Richard Motta, the transition team’s Press Secretary told The Consortium this morning, December 31, 2018.

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