A St. John woman has had her latest criminal case dismissed, but it remains unclear whether she and others struggling with mental illness will get the help they need given the territory’s lack of treatment facilities, staff and diversion programs.

Charisma Turnbull, 32, has been arrested eight times since 2011, and police officers on St. John are familiar with her outbursts and apparent symptoms of mental illness.

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