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CHRISTIANSTED – A 29-year-old St. Croix man pleaded guilty to illegal gun charges in federal court on Thursday, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Dwayne Wesselhoft admitted in U.S. District Court in Estate Golden Rock that he possessed a gun while using illegal drugs on St. Croix, U.S. Attorney

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BAIL HEARING TODAY: Tahira Charles CHARLOTTE AMALIE – V.I. Superior Court Judge James Carroll III found probable cause to move forward on murder and related charges against Tahira Charles. Charles, 32, of Estate Bovoni, is charged with one count each of first-degree murder, first-degree assault, third-degree assault, unauthorized possession of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Sentencing has been delayed for Cecil Rouse who was convicted of attempting to murder his wife. The incident occurred a little over four years ago. At Rouse’s sentencing hearing Monday before V.I. Superior Court Judge James Carroll III, Rouse’s attorney, Robert King, made an oral motion asking

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FREDERIKSTED — A concerned citizen put on the alert by a foul smell discovered a dead body on an abandoned property in Estate Whim on Thursday afternoon, according to police. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police about 12:02 p.m. Thursday to investigate a “suspicious odor” in Whim at a

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 MISSING TEEN: Kiara Fahie CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police on St. Thomas are asking for the public’s help to find a missing minor from the British Virgin Islands. Police said that 16-year-old Kiara Fahie was last seen on Monday, August 1 near Estate Frydenhoj wearing a long black and white animal

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Trinidadian Jihadis featured in Dabiq magazine PORT-OF-SPAIN — The government of Trinidad and Tobago has reportedly confirmed that nine of its citizens will be deported from Turkey after being detained while trying to enter Syria or Iraq to join the Islamic State group. The Trinidad and Tobago Guardian said in an

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   SURRENDERED: Tres Abraham CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said it was able to capture a 37-year-old man wanted for economic crime when he voluntarily turned himself in to police on St. Thomas. On Monday, August 1, Tres Abraham of Estate Fortuna called the Economic Crime

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Health (DOH) reports 14 new cases of Zika in the territory. According to the weekly surveillance report, the total number of confirmed positive cases in the territory is now 79 — 20 cases on St. Croix, 58 cases on St. Thomas, and one on

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             CAPTURED: TAHIRA CHARLES CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man wanted for murder by the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) was delivered to them by BVI authorities after he was allegedly injured during in an incident of gun violence in neighboring Tortola. On Monday, August 1,

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OAKLAND — Jharel Cotton, a highly touted prospect in the Los Angeles Dodgers‘ farm system, was traded from the Dodgers to the Oakland Athletics at the Major League Baseball trade deadline Monday. Cotton and fellow pitching prospects Grant Holmes and Frankie Montas were sent to Athletics in return for starting

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