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WAPA Schedules Computer System Upgrade for Friday, May 22

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Acting AG: Government Attorney Ignored Order to Withdraw Cohen Plea Deal

A government attorney ignored orders to withdraw a plea deal allowing St. Croix radio station owner Jonathan Cohen to skirt 20 out of the 21 pending charges of tax evasion, according to the attorney general.

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2015-05-22 01:05:24
St. Thomas-St. John Board of Elections Unhappy with Closed Door Conference

During a meeting Thursday, the St. Thomas-St. John District Board of Elections passed a motion not to pay for expenses to attend a two-day conference on election reform called by Sen. Kenneth Gittens.

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2015-05-22 01:01:07
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Melanie Moses

Those who are exemplify the phrase “actions speak louder than words” in their work – both professionally and personally – prove to be great assets to others. Melanie Moses is such a person.

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2015-05-22 00:30:29
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EXEMPT CHANGES - MID-LEVEL - JUSTICE

EXEMPT SALARY CHANGES – MID-LEVEL – JUSTICE DEPARTMENT.
Employee Name, Position Title --- Current Salary -- Proposed Salary, %Change
JUSTICE DEPT.
Elliott Mac Davis, Solicitor General --- $62,000 -- $84,000, 35.48%
Ernest Bason, Chief, Criminal Division STT --- $61,000 -- $83,500, 36.89%
Kerry Drue, Chief, Civil Division --- $61,000 -- $83,500, 36.89%
Vacant, Chief, Criminal Division STX --- $61,000 -- $83,500, 36.89%
Paul Paquin, Deputy Solicitor General --- $61,500 -- $83,000, 34.96%
Horace Magras, Director, B.O.C. --- $62,000 -- $82,000, 32.36%
Regina DeChabert, Director, PCSD --- $62,000 -- $82,000, 32.26%
Joyce O'Reilly, Adm. Hearing Officer --- $60,500 -- $80,000, 32.23%
Willie McGovern, Adm. Hearing Officer --- $60,500 -- $80,000, 32.23%
R. Oliver David, Dir. Gaming Enforce. --- $65,000 -- $70,000, 7.69%
Donna Frett Gregory, Director of Operations --- $54,000 -- $68,000, 25.93%
(inclusive of work for Paternity Division)
Vacant, AAG – Domestic Violence --- $60,000 -- $67,000, 11.67%
Gary Rogers, Asst. AG – Labor STX --- $48,000 -- $65,000, 35.42%
Warren Williams, Counsel – Atty. Gen. --- $60,000 -- $65,000, 8.33%
Dian Brady, Director of Admin. -- $50,000 -- $60,000, 20.00%
Lunsford Williams, Ex. Dir. Civil Rts. Comm. -- $50,000 -- $60,000, 20.00%
Sonia Liburd, Plann. & Research Mgr. --- $50,000 -- $60,000, 20.00%
Sonia Thompson, Ex. Adm. Computer Mgr. --- $55,000 -- $60,000, 9.09%
William Curtis, Dir. Investigative Serv. --- $50,000 -- $60,000, 20.00%
Barrett Stridiron, Dir. Information Systems --- $40,000 -- $55,000, 37.50%
William Fogarty, Medical Examiner --- $46,000 -- $55,000, 19.57%
Alvin Canton, Prison Compliance Coord. --- $43,500 -- $54,000, 24.14%
Leonardo Carrion, Asst. Dir. Inves. Serv. --- $45,000 -- $53,000, 17.78%
Carolyn Thomas, Program Administrator --- $45,000 -- $50,000, 11.11%
Delia Barrott, Executive Secretary – AG --- $40,500 -- $50,000, 23.46%
Kenneth Schulterbrandt, Investigative Acct. --- $40,000 -- $50,000, 25.00%
Robert Soto, Sr. Special Agent --- $42,000 -- $50,000, 19.05%
Cleone Boston, Executive Officer - AG --- $38,000 -- $47,000, 23.68%
Delyn Willett, Paralegal Officer --- $30,500 -- $47,000, 54.10%
Christian Frorup, Lan Manager --- $40,000 -- $45,000, 12.50%
John D. Thompson, Lan Technician --- $40,000 -- $45,000, 12.50%
Lisa Laplace Knight, Head Nurse --- $33,228 -- $45,000, 36.43%
Vernice Gumbs, Computer Programmer --- $40,000 -- $45,000, 12.50%
Anola Duncan, Criminal Records Manager --- $35,000 -- $43,000, 22.86%
Stephanie McIntosh, Asst. Dir. – Operations --- $41,500 -- $43,000, 3.61%
Yvette Edwards, Nutritionist – B.O.C. --- $36,551 -- $43,000, 17.64%
Wilbert Smith, Forensic Chemist --- $34,190 -- $42,000, 22.84%
Charmaine Smith, Interstate Central Registrar --- $35,000 -- $40,000, 14.29%
Darien Wheatley, Exec. Legal Asst. --- $35,000 -- $40,000, 14.29%
Louis Penn, Special Agent --- $28,000 -- $40,000, 42.86%
Richard Valasquez, Special Agent --- $35,000 -- $40,000, 14.29%
Teisha Nieves, Prison Education Coord. --- $28,000 -- $40,000, 42.86%
Vacant, Prison Nurse --- $25,213 -- $40,000, 58.65%
Nicholas Peru, Special Agent --- $27,000 -- $37,000, 37.04%
Terrence Joseph, Terr. Interagency Liaison --- $32,000 -- $37,000, 15.63%
Debra Liburd, Victim Witness Advocate --- $30,000 -- $36,000, 20.00%
Elma Brathwaite, Juv. Witness Advocate --- $28,022 -- $35,000, 24.90%
Hubert C. Alexander, Lan Technician --- $30,000 -- $35,000, 16.67%
Jennifer Woodley, Confidential Secretary --- $25,000 -- $35,000, 40.00%
Kaj Christopher, Financial Control Officer --- $25,000 -- $35,000, 40.00%
Linda Chinnery, Legal Researcher --- $25,000 -- $35,000, 40.00%
Marica Hendricks, Executive Secretary --- $31,500 -- $35,000, 11.11%
Vacant, Executive Secretary --- $25,000 -- $35,000, 40.00%
Renee Petersen, Exec. Sec. Gaming Enf. Div. --- $30,000 -- $33,000, 10.00%
Ina Daniels, Exec. Sec.-Civil Rights --- $25,000 -- $32,000, 28.00%
Vincent Stephens, Maint. Engineer --- $24.000 -- $32,000, 33.33%
Gerry Schmidt, Pilot --- $20,000 -- $30,000, 50.00%
Michelle Sibilly, Legal Asst./Extradition Clk. --- $21,018 -- $27,000, 28.46%
RuthMarie Burgess, Legal Asst.-Civil Rights --- $23,000 -- $27,000, 17.39%
Victor Claxton, Asst. to Medical Examiner --- $16,000 -- $26,000, 62.50%
Wayne Baptiste, Asst. to Medical Examiner --- $16,000 -- $26,000, 62.50%
Darneal Milliner, Office Assistant --- $20,000 -- $25,000, 25.00%
Kathryn Connor, Legal Assistant --- $20,000 -- $25,000, 25.00%
Lionel Boschulte, Classification Officer --- $19,149 -- $25,000, 30.56%
Orlette Howell, Legal Assistant --- $20,000 -- $25,000, 25.00%
Shelley Dewese, Classification Officer --- $19,149 -- $25,000, 30.56%
Diana C. Thomas, Process Server --- $20,000 -- $24,000, 20.00%
Lon Garfield, Process Server --- $20,000 -- $24,000, 20.00%

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