GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Governor Set to Give State of the Territory Address on Monday

Gov. Kenneth Mapp will deliver his inaugural state of the territory address at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26.

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Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 
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Virtue of the Week: Purposefulness

Being purposeful is having a clear focus. Begin with a vision for what you want to accomplish and concentrate on your goal. Do one thing at a time, without scattering your energies.

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2015-01-25 12:59:10
Diase-Coffelt: Mapp Was Treating DOJ as 'Own Private Law Firm’

Fighting the “war against corruption” being waged within the V.I. Department of Justice takes the right “weapons and tools” but former V.I. Attorney General designee Soraya Diase-Coffelt said at a news conference Friday that directives and staffing appointments coming from Government House took away her ability to lead.

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2015-01-23 22:08:08
Attorney Douglas Sprotte Responds

Senior prosecutor Douglas Sprotte responds to rumors relative to his resignation.

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2015-01-22 16:12:34
News - Police — St. Thomas
Woman Injured, Robbed of Cell Phone

A woman was injured Monday night about 10 p.m. in Hidden Valley when she was robbed of her cell phone, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Read entire articleJan 23 2015 - 12:20am
Several Arrests Made on St. Thomas, All Assault Charges

The V.I. Police Department reported the arrests of three suspects on St. Thomas on unrelated charges of assault during the week of Jan. 11 through 17.

Read entire articleJan 21 2015 - 1:09am
Police Make Arrest, Recover Stolen Vehicle

Adam Martin was arrested Jan. 13 and charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle, grand larceny, damage to a vehicle, possession of stolen property, reckless endangerment and negligent driving.

Read entire articleJan 19 2015 - 11:54pm
Homicides 2015

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2015, with cases broken down by island, as reported by the V.I. Police Department. The Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing.

Read entire articleJan 19 2015 - 4:16pm
Inmate Pleads Guilty to Possessing Contraband

Paul Girard pleaded guilty in federal court to possession of prison contraband, including cell phones and chargers, a knife, and one shank, or homemade knife.

Read entire articleJan 14 2015 - 10:32pm
Convicts Face Legal Action for Contraband

Two inmates at Golden Grove Adult Correctional Institution faced recent legal action for possessing contraband in their cells, U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe announced Tuesday.

Read entire articleJan 14 2015 - 8:01am
Armed Robbers Take Boater's Backpack

A man walking toward his boat moored at the Yacht Haven Grande marina was robbed at gunpoint early Sunday. The thieves took off with hundreds of dollars in cash and equipment.

Read entire articleDec 23 2014 - 10:23pm
Lewis Sentences Man to 63 Months for Cocaine Charges

Chief District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis sentenced Miguel Angel Pascual-Pichardo to 63 months in prison for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.

Read entire articleDec 22 2014 - 10:35pm
Homicides 2014

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2014, with statistics broken down by island, as reported by the V.I. Police Department. The Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing.

Read entire articleDec 22 2014 - 10:14am
Man Shot in Arm on St. Thomas

A man told police on St. Thomas that a man approached him in a St. Thomas bar and shot him, the V.I. Police Department reported Monday. The shooting occurred at about 5:30 p.m. Friday.

Read entire articleDec 2 2014 - 12:38am