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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
Data — St. Thomas
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%

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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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