It’s unlikely that former V.I. Casino Control Commission Chairwoman Violet Anne Golden will spend any time behind bars after signing a deal with prosecutors under which she’s agreed to plead guilty to two crimes.

Golden signed the plea agreement on Dec. 19, in which she acknowledges that prosecutors have enough evidence to prove she stole nearly $300,000 in commission funds between 2015 and 2018.

— Contact Suzanne Carlson at 340-714-9122 or email