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Former Police Commissioner Ray Martinez Faces Grand Jury in Federal Investigation

  • Ernice Gilbert
  • June 24, 2024

Last updated on June 24, 2024 at 2:01 p.m. Former Police Commissioner Ray Martinez will face a federal grand jury in the V.I. District Court in St. Thomas, the Consortium has learned, in what will be a consequential moment for the former law enforcement leader. Mr. Martinez, along with former Office of Management & Budget Director Jenifer O'Neal, recently resigned from their high-level government positions in the wake of Consortium reporting on federal investigations into the pair. Calvert White, the V.I. Dept. of Sports, Parks and Recreation commissioner, is also being probed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Mr. Martinez was the only one of the three served with a target letter and a subpoena. Ms. O'Neal and Mr. White were served with subpoenas compelling them to provide documents and to appear before the court as part of the federal investigation. The mobile phones of all three individuals were also seized. Investigators typically need a search warrant to seize a phone, whi...