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Two Dominicans Indicted for Illegally Reentering U.S.

A federal grand jury on Thursday returned separate indictments against Ezequiel Rivera Gomez, also known as Francisco Mejia, 44, and Luis Miguel Recio Fernandez, 29, alleging that they illegally reentered the United States after having been previously deported.

Ritter Sentenced for Firearm Charge

Dale Ritter, 53, of St. Croix, was sentenced Thursday in District Count on one federal count of possession of a firearm with obliterated serial number, and one local count of illegal use of utility equipment, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

Agriculture Seeking Farmers to Participate in the Harvest of the Month Program

Commissioner Carlos Robles has announced that the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture’s Marketing Division is seeking to recruit a total of 13 farmers, six in each district and one on St. John to participate in the Farm to Hospital (FTH) Program.

Fawkes Schedules 2018 General Election Early Voting

The supervisor urges the elderly, individuals with disabilities and voters who are traveling to vote during early voting to avoid lines at the polling places. People must apply before Sept. 20 for any absentee ballot that will be mailed off island.

Coca-Cola Foundation Gives $150,000 First-Generation Scholarship Grant to UVI

The students selected to receive the Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship are Leeann Knight, Shania Joseph, Naseem Jamil and Naeem Sealey.
Shamauri A. Camsel

Camsel Charged in Theft of Auto

The V.I. Police Department on Friday arrested 23-year-old Shamauri A. Camsel and charged him with stealing a car.

Granny Preschool Pilot Program Launches 11 Children Towards Kindergarten

The Virgin Islands Department of Education, Division of Curriculum and Instruction launched its Granny Preschool Pilot Program in St. Croix District on Sept. 10 with the goal of preparing preschoolers for kindergarten in SY 2019-20.

Trio Rob Estate Glynn Gas Station

The V.I. Police Department is looking for three suspects who robbed a service station at gunpoint in Estate Glynn Thursday night.

VIWMA Team Provides Update on Transfer Station and Landfill Operations Schedule

VIWMA anticipates normal operating hours will resume on Monday, Sept. 17. In the interim it is asking the public and all haulers to hold onto their waste.
Josaira Augustin Romero arrest photo (VIPD photo)

Police Say Parent Pulled Knife In Fight at Ulla Muller Elementary

Two parents of students at Ulla Muller Elementary were involved in a physical altercation at the entrance gate of the school’s campus 7:45 Thursday morning and one, 23-year old Josaira Augustin Romero, was arrested for using a knife.

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