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October 12th, 2019
Wanted sex offender arrested in St Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

St Croix, USVI - Attorney General Denise George on Friday October 11, 2019, announced the arrest of 36-six-year-old Daniel Cove, a registered sex offender who was arrested Thursday by Superior Court Marshals at the Village Rehabilitation Center in Sion Hill on St. Croix.

October 11th, 2019
Positive Nelson prevented from serving on USVI Cannabis Board

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - Senators who make up the Committee on Rules and Judiciary on Thursday, October 10, 2019, held in committee, the nomination of Positive Nelson to serve on the Virgin Islands Cannabis Advisory Board.

October 7th, 2019
11 Venezuelans nabbed with 55kg cocaine offshore St Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

ST CROIX, USVI - United States (US) Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today, October 7, 2019, that 11 men claiming to be Venezuelan nationals appeared before Magistrate Judge George W. Cannon for an initial appearance after arrests by Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agents on the charges of possession of a controlled substance on board a vessel subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.

October 5th, 2019
Teen arrested for burglarising mother's home

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI - A 19-year-old man was arrested and charged with second-degree burglary after breaking and entering into his mother’s house in Concordia and taking items without her permission.

October 2nd, 2019
VI has nothing to fear about release of 'sterile' male mosquitoes in USVI- Dr Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) make moves to control its mosquito population through the release of sterile male mosquitoes as a form of pest control, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA), Dr Ronald E. Georges says the Virgin Islands has nothing to fear.

September 14th, 2019
Attempted bank heist leaves guard nursing gunshot wound

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - Following an incident where an armoured vehicle guard was shot early Wednesday, September 10, 2019, in an attempted heist outside of the Scotiabank branch in the Altona and Welgunst area of St. Thomas, law enforcement officials are yet to make an arrest.

September 7th, 2019
Four injured in USVI drive-by shooting

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI - Four men were shot Friday night, September 6, 2019, shot in the David Hamilton Jackson Terrace housing community while sitting on a bench, according to information provided by [US[ Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte.

August 31st, 2019
Gov Bryan gauges impacts of Dorian on USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - “I don’t think people realize that we experienced a hurricane, and within the day, got power back,” said Gov. Albert Bryan Jr in his assessment of Hurricane Dorian with its 110 mph winds starting off the coast of St. Thomas.

August 29th, 2019
Dorian batters St Thomas; One dead in St John

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Dorian took a hard turn from its projected path on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, a potential the National Hurricane Center through its advisories cautioned. It bypassed St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) and stormed ashore in the St Thomas-St John district as a Category 1 hurricane, dropping trees, poles and rooftops in its wake.

August 26th, 2019
Youth charged in USVI shooting death

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI - Police on Monday afternoon August 26, 2019, arrested a man in connection with a Sunday night shooting to death that occurred in Estate All for the Better.

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