The V.I. Police Department arrested Damon C. John, 48 of Estate Whim on St. Croix, as part of the department's drug and guns crime initiative.
The order, which goes into effect immediately, provides for a gradual resumption of court proceedings. Beginning Monday, Sept. 14, all proceedings other than jury trials, bench trials and certain substantive hearings will be heard remotely
The Records Bureau offices will continue limited days and will be open only from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
The tale of a man in prison using the phone at the Bureau of Corrections facility to scam a large sum of money from two people on St. Thomas was declared probable cause for charges of wire fraud.
Kwanza George, a 32-year-old resident of Paul M. Pearson Gardens, was arrested at 5:30 p.m. Friday and charged with third-degree assault/domestic violence.
The V.I. Police Department on Saturday arrested 36-year-old Ronald Lopez of Castle Burke on St. Croix, charging him with carrying a firearm openly or concealed and simple possession of a controlled substance.
Over the last eight years, David Payne’s family has commissioned four signs, all of which have stood outside his sister’s house on Beltjen Road, calling for the public to report any details about his murder to Crime Stoppers.
Crimes Stoppers USVI, the anonymous top service, is putting the spotlight on a home invasion on St. Thomas and a stolen car that could be used in later, more vicious crimes on St. Croix.
Phase 2 of the Virgin Islands Crime Initiative resulted in arrests and confiscations on St. Thomas and St. Croix, the police reported in a news release issued Wednesday.
The V.I. Police Department on Wednesday arrested 22-year-old Kobi Todman of Estate Sion Farm on St. Croix pursuant to an arrest warrant charging him with unlawful possession of ammunition.