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SAVED BY THE COAST GUARD! Josh Kaufman of Florida is lucky to be alive after a freak sighting by the U.S. Coast Guard spared his life. SAN JUAN — The U.S. Coast Guard says a Florida kayaker who went about 15 miles off course without a life jacket is lucky

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GRAPETREE BAY IN ST. CROIX: DPNR says the East End St. Croix beach is not safe for swimming or fishing. CHRISTIANSTED — Three beaches in the territory failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR)

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GUILTY PLEA: Okeyonna Njoku of Los Angeles, California CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Okeyonna Njoku, 30, of Los Angeles, California pleaded guilty on March 16, 2017, in federal court to possessing with intent to distribute marijuana, Acting United States Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced. According to the plea agreement, on October 15, 2016,

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WANTED: Jacobo Garcia FREDERIKSTED — Police are asking for your help today to locate a St. Croix man who they say punched and assaulted a family member. Jacobo Garcia, 44, of Anna’s Hope is wanted on a charge of third-degree assault, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). Police

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  SAN JUAN — The U.S. Coast Guard says a kayaker from Florida has gone missing off of Puerto Rico’s west coast. The agency said today that 25-year-old Josh Kaufman took off in a green kayak from the popular tourist town of Rincon. Officials said Kaufman was last seen early Thursday

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three armed masked men entered a Sugar Estate drug store after closing time and robbed the store of its cash. Police said the owner of Drug Mart on Ninth Street told them that he was leaving through the rear exit of the store about 8:04 p.m. on

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Hummingbird Air’s Managing Director Sam Raphael  FREDERIKSTED — Hummingbird Air will suspend all operations with effect from April 1, 2017, according to the airline’s managing director. In a letter to customers dated March 14, Hummingbird’s Samuel Raphael said negotiations were currently underway with a new management group to take over

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POLICE SKETCHY:  The VIPD has failed to release clearly visible photographs of Samuel “Ghost” Roberts. The question is: why? FREDERIKSTED — On March 16, 2017, at 5:10a.m. 28-year-old Lawrence Greenidge was pronounced dead by the attending Doctor at the Juan F. Luis Hospital. Greenidge sustained a gunshot wound to the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez today sentenced Nathaniel Sumayah, 31, of St. Thomas, to 17 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for being a felon in possession of a firearm, Acting United States Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced. Judge Gomez also ordered

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CHRISTIANSTED – Chief District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on March 15, 2017, sentenced Kalomi Kambui, 41, of St. Croix, to 18 months in prison for attempted possession of a controlled substance, Acting United States Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced. Judge Lewis also sentenced Kambui to three years of supervised release

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