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Dimitrous Jefferson [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix airport worker who strapped cocaine to his leg in an unsuccessful attempt to get it past security officials pleaded guilty to drug smuggling charges in federal court today. Dimitrous Jefferson, 27, admitted to a charge of conspiracy to possess a controlled

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MORENA’S BAR IN C’STED [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man told police that he was sitting outside of a Water Gut bar when he was hit by gunfire near the bus shanty after midnight today. On February 27, 2017 at approximately 12:22 a.m., 911 Emergency Call Center reported

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  [ad name=”HTML-68″] NASSAU — The U.S. Virgin Islands’ men’s beach soccer team did about as poorly as a team could do — embarrassing the territory by going 0-6 in the 2017 CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championships. On Sunday in consolation-round play, the USVI Team lost to Barbados 3-1, meaning that

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INTERIOR’S NIKOLAO PULA [ad name=”HTML-68″] WASHINGTON, D.C. — Acting Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas Nikolao Pula has approved an adjustment payment of $18,173,711 million to the Virgin Islands government for fiscal year 2016 rum excise tax actuals, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. The amount has been certified

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By NICK BROWN SPECIAL TO THE V.I. FREE PRESS [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — As Puerto Rico attempts to sort out its tangled financial web, retirees may face bigger cuts than those in past U.S. municipal insolvencies, due in part to an unconventional debt structure that pits pensioners against the

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] The Virgin Islands Free Press spiked a Letter to the Editor by Ezril Dusky in the Sunday edition of the V.I. Freep because as an online newspaper, we do not wish to appear to be taking a stand against transgender teachers teaching in territorial public schools. The V.I.

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CHRISTIANSTED — On February 24, 2017 at approximately 11:20 p.m., officers made contact with an adult female at the Ancilmo Marshal Command Station Christiansted. The woman stated that she was at her boyfriend’s residence with their one-year-old child. The child fell off the couch and cut his lips. After the

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — For the second time in less than 30 days, the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) has warned the public to avoid using the Buccaneer Hotel Beach as it could pose a serious health risk to those who go in and around its waters. DPNR

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas woman who federal authorities said was responsible for a string of jewelry store robberies in St. Thomas has been found guilty after standing trial. On February 23, 2017, Aracelis N. Ayala a/k/a “Gordita” a/k/a “Fluff,” 34, was found guilty by a federal

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ARRESTED: Darwin Puello-Mateo [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 19-year-old St. Thomas man was taken into police custody after a warrant was issued for his arrest. On Thursday February 23, 2017 at about 4:53 p.m. Darwin Puello-Mateo, 19, of Contant, was present at the Criminal Investigation Bureau when he was

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