As part of the third and final phase of the Case Management System implementation, the Judicial Branch of the Virgin Islands will launch electronic filing (eFiling) for the Superior Court on Aug. 31.
Consistent with the governor’s Stay At Home Order, effective Monday, Aug. 17, the judicial branch will further curtail operations in response to the surge of COVID-19 cases.
Central Records Bureau offices, Firearms Bureau offices and fingerprinting services territorywide will be closed until further notice, effective Monday, Aug. 17.
The V.I. Police Department is investigating a report of a robbery that took place just after midnight Tuesday morning.
Attorneys Sigrid Tejo and Alphonso Andrews are both natives of St. Croix and have successfully prosecuted a number of high-profile criminal cases for the U.S. District Court of the Virgin Islands.
Access to civil case documents will include basic case information, such as parties, dockets, hearings, assessments and fees.
A 26-year-old St. Croix man was was shot and killed at 3:25 p.m. Friday, the second homicide on St. Croix in less than 12 hours, the V.I. Police Department reported.
A man was killed by gunshots Friday morning at a business in Estate Pearl, the V.I. Police Department reported. The victim was identified by family members as 27-year-old Aaron Joseph.
The appointment of two local prosecutors to the V.I. Superior Court bench is the latest in a series of moves to stamp out gun violence in the territory, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. announced during a news conference Monday.
Police Commissioner Trevor Velinor announced on Tuesday that he has appointed Steven Phillip as the chief of police in the St. Thomas-St. John District and Richard Velazquez as deputy chief of police for St. Thomas.