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Seasonal Prohibition on Queen Conch in Waters off St. Croix to Begin June 1

NOAA Fisheries reminds the public of the upcoming seasonal prohibition on fishing for or possession of queen conch on board…

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Casino Commission Gets Involved in Racetrack Disagreement

Legal counsel for the Flamboyant Horsemen Association and TRAXCO argued for a delay, or dismissal, in a hearing regarding their  agreements to the Randall “Doc” James Racetrack on St. Croix.

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2015-05-28 00:11:18
UVI to Host Accreditation Visit for Its School of Medicine

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) will host a preliminary accreditation survey visit by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME) for its School of Medicine from May 31 to June 4.

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2015-05-27 23:46:41
WAPA CEO Elected Chairman of CARILEC

Hugo V. Hodge, chief executive officer of the V.I. Water and Power Authority, was unanimously elected Tuesday to serve as chairman of the Caribbean Electric Utilities Service Corporation.

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2015-05-27 23:28:00
News - Police — St. Thomas
Firearm Conviction Earns Man 22-Month Sentence

Jace R. Clendinen was sentenced Tuesday to 22 months in prison and three years of supervised release after being convicted of possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number.

Read entire articleMay 27 2015 - 10:57pm
St. Thomas Man Arrested on Warrant from December Robbery

Police on Tuesday arrested Caheem Ajane Johnson, 19, on a warrant issued by Magistrate Henry Carr in conjunction with a robbery incident that occurred on Dec. 15.

Read entire articleMay 21 2015 - 11:19pm
Estate Contant Man Charged with Possessing Unlicensed Firearm

Police arrested Miguel Alejandro Rosario of Estate Contant at 4:59 a.m. Sunday and charged him with possession of an unlicensed firearm, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Read entire articleMay 19 2015 - 10:37pm
Police Arrest Driver of Overturned Car

The driver of a car that was shot and overturned April 1 in the Bergs Home area was arrested Friday and charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Read entire articleMay 16 2015 - 6:11pm
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 articleMay 16 2015 - 10:30am
Man Charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute

Police on Friday arrested Ariel Benyehudah after officers responding to a report of gunfire discovered an indoor marijuana growing operation, according to the V.I. Police Department.

Read entire articleMay 10 2015 - 2:40pm
Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Prison Contraband

Shevron Percival, 25, pleaded guilty Thursday in District Court on St. Croix to one count of possession of prison contraband. In 2012, Percival admitted, he was found with a cell phone inside the prison.

Read entire articleMay 7 2015 - 11:38pm
Husband and Wife Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge

A husband and wife were arrested Sunday evening after a domestic altercation turned violent, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Read entire articleMay 5 2015 - 12:14am
Police Investigate Nightclub Stabbing

A man was stabbed early Wednesday at St. Thomas nightclub and was treated for his injuries, the V.I. Police Department reported Thursday.

Read entire articleApr 30 2015 - 9:53pm
Man Charged with Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm

Dwayne Fahie of Estate Mariendal was arrested Friday night and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm and held on $10,000 bail.

Read entire articleApr 27 2015 - 8:16pm