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March 19th, 2017
Humming Bird Air to suspend operations effective April 1

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— Hummingbird Air, in a letter addressed to its customers, announced on Tuesday March 14, 2017 the suspension of all its operations — passenger, SHOPNET and cargo/parcel delivery — effective April 1, 2017.

March 13th, 2017
USVI Police release name of minor shot to death on St Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- — The [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) has released the name of a minor who was shot to death outside the cockpit in Estate Glynn, St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Saturday night, March 11, 2017.

March 9th, 2017
USVI Police nab girlfriend beater

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — The [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) on Tuesday night March 7, 2017 at about 7:05 PM captured a man who had viciously assaulted his girlfriend, VIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced late Wednesday, March 8, 2017.

March 8th, 2017
USVI police looking for man who viciously assaulted girlfriend

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — The [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) is seeking the St Croix community’s assistance in locating a man it said savagely beat his girlfriend, the force’s public information officer, Glen Dratte, announced Tuesday March 7, 2017.

March 6th, 2017
Man shot dead on St Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — A man was shot dead just after 8:00 PM on Sunday March 5, 2017 in Estate Profit, St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) an officer on the scene confirmed to The Consortium last night. The incident shocked bystanders as well as family members, some who had arrived following the shooting.

March 3rd, 2017
USVI man gets 24 mths for firearm possession

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — US Virgin Islands (USVI) District Court Judge Raymond L. Finch, on Thursday March 2, 2017 sentenced 29-year-old Dwayne Wesselhoft to 24 months in prison for possession of a firearm by a drug user, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

March 1st, 2017
USVI's Plaskett fighting efforts to undermine Fed Regulations

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett in a press release issued on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 said she was rallying against the use of taxpayer funding to establish a partisan, unelected commission with subpoena powers to usurp the authority of Congress and jeopardise public health.

February 27th, 2017
Man shot on St Croix during robbery

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — A man was shot just after midnight on Monday February 27, 2017 by an assailant who demanded money from his victims, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced.

February 26th, 2017
St Croix man jailed for savagely beating girlfriend

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Police arrested a St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) man on Friday night, February 24, 2017 who seemingly lost control and savagely attacked his girlfriend, who is also the mother of their child, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced Saturday February 25, 2017.

February 24th, 2017
St Croix woman guilty of extortion conspiracy against jewelry store

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- — A federal jury in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Thursday February 23, 2017 found Aracelis N. Ayala a/k/a “Gordita” a/k/a “Fluff,” 34, guilty of one count of Hobbs Act robbery, one count of conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robbery, one count of brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence, and one count of robbery in the first degree, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.



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