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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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St. Croix Golf Association to Host Eastern Caribbean Championships

For the first time in over a decade, the St. Croix Golf Association (ECGA) will host eight countries for the Eastern Caribbean Golf Association Championships at Carambola Golf Club.

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Virtue of the Week: Gentleness

Gentleness is acting and speaking in a way which is considerate and kind to others. Gentleness is moving wisely, touching softly, holding carefully, speaking quietly and thinking kindly. 

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2016-09-25 11:26:18
Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: Zika!

The blood that shot to my eyes a week ago, an immune reaction to the Zika virus, is almost gone, and the aches and pains getting out of bed Saturday morning seemed to be related more to age than Zika. 

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2016-09-24 22:20:37
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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 are broken down by island. The Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing. 

Read entire articleJul 31 2016 - 11:00pm
Crucian Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Charge

Daniel Santiago-Colon, 46, of St. Croix pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

Read entire articleSep 20 2016 - 10:37pm
VIPD Sweeps Up Weapons Over Busy Saturday

The V.I. Police Department confiscated a small arsenal of weapons Saturday while keeping busy with incidents across St. Croix.

Read entire articleSep 20 2016 - 12:43am
Suspect Pleads Guilty to Bulk Cash Smuggling

Ramon Lacen-Santiago, 41, of Puerto Rico pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court on St. Croix to conspiracy to commit bulk cash smuggling, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

Read entire articleSep 15 2016 - 10:55pm
Car Stolen in Mount Pleasant

An armed man stole a car at gunpoint in the Mount Pleasant area while the car’s owner was standing nearby, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Read entire articleSep 13 2016 - 10:07pm
Man Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Charge

Carmelo Cruz-Velez, 52, of Puerto Rico pleaded guilty Friday in federal court on St. Croix to conspiracy to possess a controlled substance with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

Read entire articleSep 9 2016 - 9:53pm
Man Sentenced for Wire Fraud

Miguel Esperanza-Vasquez, 60,  was sentenced on Friday to 24 months imprisonment and three years of supervised release for wire fraud.

Read entire articleSep 7 2016 - 10:31pm
Man Gets Probation for Facilitating Drug Felony

District Court Chief Judge Wilma A. Lewis on Wednesday sentenced Carl Hansen, 56, of St., Croix to four years of probation for using a phone to facilitate a drug felony.

Read entire articleSep 1 2016 - 9:09pm
Police Arrest Man on Rape, Other Charges

The V.I. Police Department arrested Ephraim Rivera on a Superior Court warrant charging him with rape and a variety of other charges. The suspect was placed on house arrest.

Read entire articleAug 30 2016 - 10:28pm
Man Injured in Machete Attack

A man was injured by a machete in a physical disturbance Tuesday evening in Estate Mon Bijou, in the vicinity of the WIR variety store, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Read entire articleAug 24 2016 - 10:52pm