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March 14th, 2017
Enraged USVI woman knifes man & her own child

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — In what appears to be a crime motivated by relationship-gone-bad matters, a woman knifed a man and their own child in the wee hours of Monday morning, March 13, 2017 [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced.

March 10th, 2017
USVI man arrested on weapon & ammo charges after gun battle

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- A report of shots fired Thursday, March 9, 2017 resulted in the confiscation of two weapons and the arrest of Hector Castano Estrella, Jr on weapon and ammunition charges, US Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Justice Public Media Officer Corliss Smithen announced this afternoon, March 10, 2017.

March 7th, 2017
USVI man gets 15 years without parole for gun possession

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Fifteen years without parole was the punishment meted out to Mario Emanuel for gun possession, [US] Virgin Islands Department of Justice Public Media Officer Corliss Smithen announced on March 6, 2017.

March 5th, 2017
USVI man jailed after setting ablaze vehicle of female victim

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A man who pleaded guilty to arson was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections on Tuesday March 1, 2017 to begin serving his six-month prison term, [US] Virgin Islands Department of Justice Public Media Officer Corliss Smithen has 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.

March 1st, 2017
Man firebombs federal offices in STT; Suspect in custody

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A man firebombed federal offices in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, February 28, 2017, The Virgin Islands Consortium has learned.

February 23rd, 2017
USVI man who detained & beat woman given bail

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— US Virgin Islands (USVI) Superior Court Magistrate Henry Carr III found probable cause to move forward on false imprisonment and related charges against Elijah Henry, who is accused of beating a female victim while detaining her in her apartment, the USVI Department of Justice Public Media Officer announced this week.

February 22nd, 2017
USVI Gov Mapp wants to shut down gov’t for 1 day every 2 weeks

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— US Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Kenneth E. Mapp at a press conference held at Government House today, February 22, 2017 revealed that his administration has been considering shutting government operations down one day every two weeks until September 30, 2017 to help keep the government afloat.

February 19th, 2017
2 arrested on St Thomas for unlicensed firearm possession

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers this week arrested two men on unauthorised gun possession charges, the force’s media specialist, Sakeeda Freeman announced Friday, February 17, 2017. The arrests were a result of ongoing initiatives, she said.

February 17th, 2017
Two shot, one dead in St Thomas, USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A shooting incident just before 11:00 PM on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Thursday, February 16, 2017 left one man dead and the other wounded, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Police Commissioner Delroy Richards has confirmed to The Consortium.



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