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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Beach Advisory for August 22-26

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that due to heavy rains this week, the Division of Environmental Protection (DEP) anticipates that negative environmental impacts will be caused by storm-water runoff.

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2016-08-26 21:02:59
DOH, Walgreens to Host Zika Action Days

The V.I. Department of Health (DOH) is sponsoring Zika Action Days on St. Croix and St. Thomas on Aug. 26 and Aug. 27.

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2016-08-25 13:34:30
Zika Update: 50 New Cases Reported; Health Plans Action Day

The V.I. Department of Health confirmed 50 new cases of Zika virus in the territory. According to the latest surveillance report, the number of cases went from 143 to 193 in the last week.

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2016-08-25 10:40:20
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Crime Stoppers Needs Your Help

Crime Stoppers needs your help to solve the following crimes. If you know something, say something, as law enforcement cannot control crime without the help of the community. Even the smallest bit of information may be just what law enforcement needs to solve these cases.

St. Croix: On Aug. 27, 2010, at about 7:10 p.m. on Rattan Road in the vicinity of #76-O La Grande Princess, Robert Richards, a 61-year-old male was found lying on the southern edge of the roadway after being struck and killed by a motorist while walking to tend his garden in the area. Accidents happen, but hit and runs are unacceptable. If you were driving on Rattan Road around the time of this incident and saw something, please tell us what you know. Help detectives identify the driver or the vehicle, and help bring closure to the family. If you were the driver of this vehicle, we suggest you turn yourself in as the justice system will definitely take that into consideration.

St. John: Between Sunday, Feb. 5, at 11:30 p.m. and Monday Feb. 6, at 5:30 a.m., the dock office at the Cruz Bay Ferry Dock was burglarized. The suspect(s) broke the hinges of the office safe and stole $3,680. Tell us of any unusual activity or suspicious individuals that were seen around the Transportation Services Ticket booth during that time.

St. Thomas: Between Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, at 5:45 p.m. and Friday, Dec. 23, at 10:42 a.m., the Manager’s office in Coral World at Coki Point was burglarized. The suspect(s) stole three 42-inch flat screen televisions. One suspect is a light-skinned male.

Let’s continue to help make our community a safer place to live by submitting information on these or any other crimes at www.CrimeStoppersUSVI.org, or by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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