The Attorney General’s Office has received numerous calls and inquiries after yesterday’s United States Supreme Court ruling in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. This case overturned the cases of Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. These two cases determined that a women had a fundamental right in their choice to have an abortion.
(U.S. Virgin Islands)- V.I. Attorney General Denise George announced that V.I. Department of Justice Special Agents (VIDOJ) arrested 26-year-old K’zsa Hodge on elder financial abuse and exploitation charges including Embezzlement, Forgery, Grand Larceny, Possession of Forged Instruments and Obtaining Money by false Pretense.
(U.S. Virgin Islands)- V.I. Attorney General Denise George has announced that a St. Thomas Superior Court jury found 39-year-old Devindra Jaglal guilty of Second Degree Assault and Simple Assault on May 26th after he imprisoned a woman against her will in 2020. Jaglal faces up to 10 years in prison for his crimes.
(U.S. Virgin Islands)- V.I. Attorney General Denise George has announced that 37-year-old Carl Decicco, a registered sex offender, was arrested by V.I. Dept. of Justice (VIDOJ) Special Investigations Division (SID), with the assistance of the US Marshals and VI Police Department (VIPD) officers on St. Croix on May 17, 2022. Decicco was arrested for failure to comply with registration requirements for sex offenders in the Virgin Islands. Decicco is a Tier 3 registered sex offender who failed to update his registration as required by law.
(U.S. Virgin Islands)- Attorney General Denise George reminds everyone to recognize our law enforcement officers in honor of police week while paying homage to the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice. National Police Week is recognized May 15-21. Peace Officers Memorial Day was recognized on Sunday.