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April 16th, 2018
USVI correction officer arrested for bringing contraband into prison

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SOUTHCENTRAL, St Croix, USVI - A man was arrested on Thursday, April 12, 2018, and charged with promoting prison contraband and introduction of narcotics or addictive drug into the prison, after he was caught with prison contraband at the Golden Grove Correctional Facility, Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte announced Sunday afternoon.

November 6th, 2017
Prisoner found dead in St Croix cell

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GOLDEN GROVE, St Croix, USVI— A man was found dead in his prison cell in the Golden Grove Correctional Facility in St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Saturday morning, November 4, 2017, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced Sunday, November 5, 2017.

November 23rd, 2016
Another USVI Corrections Officer arrested

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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

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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.



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