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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Police & Courts

Judicial Branch to Launch Electronic Filing and Registration for Attorney eFiling Training

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.
The District Court building on St. Croix. (File photo)

Judicial Branch of the Virgin Islands Informs Public of Modified Operations

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.

VIPD Consumer Services to Close

Central Records Bureau offices, Firearms Bureau offices and fingerprinting services territorywide will be closed until further notice, effective Monday, Aug. 17.
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VIPD Investigating Report of Robbery on Christiansted Bypass

The V.I. Police Department is investigating a report of a robbery that took place just after midnight Tuesday morning.

Governor’s Judicial Nominees Bring Decades of Experience to the Bench

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.

Judicial Branch Launches Public Internet Access to Civil Cases, E-payment of Citations

Access to civil case documents will include basic case information, such as parties, dockets, hearings, assessments and fees.

Lorraine Village Killing is Second STX Homicide in a Day

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.

Man Dies of Gunshot Wounds on STX

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.
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Reward for Info on Ashby Double Homicide Up to $60K

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 Names New Police Chief and Deputy Chief

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.