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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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911 in USVI Still Lacking Spanish Speakers

Although the U.S. Virgin Islands has a substantial Spanish-speaking population and a significant minority who speak Spanish only, those who call 911 for emergency assistance may have difficulty communicating, because there is still a shortage of bilingual operators. 

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2016-06-24 01:06:57
Dunston Sues Governor Over Demotion

V.I. Superior Court Judge Michael Dunston is suing Gov. Kenneth Mapp to reverse Mapp's removal of Dunston as presiding judge, arguing V.I. law does not allow the governor to change his tenure in office nor to reduce his pay. 

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2016-06-23 17:27:48
Wanted Man Turns Himself In

Nathaniel Thomas Jr., 27 of Frederiksted, turned himself in to the V.I. Police Department at 5:20 a.m. Wednesday. On Sunday, the VIPD issued a wanted poster for Thomas.

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2016-06-22 22:56:43
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VOTER REGISTRATION ON ST. THOMAS ,WATER ISLAND

In order to accommodate the public, the St. Thomas Elections Board has arranged special hours and locations on St. Thomas and Water Island, where residents can register to vote.
Here they are:
ON WATER ISLAND:
Sun., June 30, 2 to 4 p.m. – Water Island, in the area immediately adjacent to the dock.
ON ST. THOMAS:

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And prospective St. Thomas and Water Island voters can register at the St. Thomas Election Office:
Daily, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – No. 22 Crystal Gade (around the corner from the Dutch Reformed Church)
In order to register you must bring:
U.S. Birth Certificate (original), or
U.S. Passport, or
U.S. Naturalization Certificate, AND
Social Security Card
For more information call 774-3107.
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