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November 30th, 2019
Man charged for cocaine possession @ St Thomas Airport

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - Aubrey Meyers was charged with possession of cocaine, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced Friday.

November 23rd, 2019
St Croix man arrested on cocaine charges

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI - Keithley Parris, 32, of St. Croix, appeared before Magistrate Judge George W. Cannon on Thursday for an initial appearance after his arrest by Homeland Security Investigations Special Agents on the charges of conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.

November 16th, 2019
St Croix man pleads guilty to possession of child pornography

VI CONSORTIUM

St. Croix - Collin Gomes, 26, of St. Croix on Thursday, November 14, 2019, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon, Jr., to possession of child pornography, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

November 2nd, 2019
Pennsylvania duo sentenced for cocaine possession in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - Ngoc Nguyen, 22, and Fendi Brooks, 26, both from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, were sentenced on Thursday for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

October 26th, 2019
USVI Gov't audit reveals decades of fraud, waste of public funds

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - An audit made public by the Office of the Inspector General on Friday, Friday, October 25, 2019, unearthed what many US Virgin Islanders had long suspected, but never had proof to back up the claims; that fraud, waste and abuse were rampant in the executive branch of the government of the Virgin Islands.

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.

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