Former police captain Enrique Saldana was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections Friday night, minutes after a jury found him guilty of killing his wife almost three years ago, according to the V.I. Department of Justice.
Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday for former Police Chief Lawrence A. Griffith, Sr. The services will be preceded by a public viewing at the VIPD Richard N. Callwood Command on Friday evening.
Senatorial aspirant Kevin Rodriquez has taken his fight to hold off the April 8 special election to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. The appeal was filed after U.S. District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez declined to stay the election.
The V.I. Supreme Court has ruled the Superior Court was right to deny V.I. Taxi Associations' request for an injunction stopping the West Indian Company from giving BEST Taxi the contract for rides at the WICO pier.
In a short meeting Wednesday, the St. Croix Elections Board elected officers, naming Adelbert Bryan as the chairman, chose a date for regular meetings and devoted most of an hour to bickering among themselves.
Asked by reporters at a press conference Wednesday, Gov. Kenneth Mapp said he’s not willing to take a pay cut to help bridge the budget deficit, said he anticipates generating enough new revenues to take the government through September.