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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Carlos Iglesias, alias “Abraham Reyes,” 39, was detained today by U.S. Magistrate Ruth Miller, and committed to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending his extradition to Rhode Island for bank fraud and identity theft charges, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. On Thursday, Iglesias was taken

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Croix man appeared in federal court in St. Thomas after being arrested with a Glock machine pistol last week, authorities said. Karime Williams, 36, appeared today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller for a preliminary and detention hearing after his arrest by U.S. Bureau of Alcohol

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Elite runners from 11 countries are returning to St. Thomas today to compete for top honors in the third cruise marathon challenge as they island hop via the Carnival Fascination ship. The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism, in collaboration with St. Thomas Road Runners, will once again

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Small Business Administration Acting Administrator Chris Pilkerton has announced the launch of the Makerspace Training, Collaboration and Hiring (MaTCH) Pilot Competition. The competition seeks to address the job skills and placement gaps faced by U.S. businesses by providing funding to create or expand programs with

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man and woman got into a physical fight in Cane Carlton early Sunday morning — and the man ended up getting stabbed in the leg. Belynda M. Lynch, 49, of Estate Cane Carlton was arrested and charged with attempted murder, first-degree assault, third-degree assault and

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police said today that a 37-year-old St. Croix man is wanted for questioning about an animal cruelty incident. Carlos E. “Choco” Diaz of Sally’s Fancy is wanted by the VIPD Animal Cruelty Unit for second-degree animal abuse, first-degree animal neglect and second-degree animal neglect, the Virgin Islands Police

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A woman allegedly beat a minor living in her household at a St. Thomas high school Thursday and was arrested by police the next day, authorities said. Sherrolyn Warner, 45, of Frydenhoj was arrested about 1:35 p.m. on Friday and charged with third-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources announces that the annual queen conch seasonal closure commences on June 1, 2019, for both the St. Croix and St. Thomas/St. John Districts, as established by regulation effective July 1, 2008. Harvesting of queen conch is prohibited from June 1 through

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said that the Division of Environmental Enforcement (DEE) is continuing vessel and mooring registrations for the 2019- 2020 year. DPNR reminds all vessel owners that 25 V.I.C. § 291 states, that a “VESSEL” means every description of watercraft, other than a

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HAVANA — Cruise line Carnival Corporation is asking a U.S. court to dismiss lawsuits that claim the company profited from confiscated Cuban property, the first such cases brought since the Trump administration made them possible this month. Two U.S. citizens who claim to hold titles to the Havana and Santiago de

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