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ARRESTED ON ST. CROIX FOR ALLEGED ACTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: JOSE C. ACOSTA CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man has been arrested on domestic violence-related charges after he allegedly slapped a woman and hit her in the chest in at least two separate incidents. Jose C. Acosta, 55, was arrested

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ULCIER “FIRE” CRUMP AKA BRANDON NESBITT OF ANTIGUA FREDERIKSTED — An Antigua man who was shot to death at a West End bar last month was using an alias to conceal his true identity, authorities said. Ulcier “Fire” Crump aka “Brandon Nesbitt,” 33, was killed after gunshots rang out at the El

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MID-ISLAND ST. CROIX — A high school student who attacked a teacher on Thursday was found to have a loaded handgun in his bag, authorities said. On Thursday, October 11, 2018, at approximately 2:05 p.m., 911 Emergency Call Center was notified of a possession of an unlicensed firearm that was

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CHRISTIANSTED — The National Crime Prevention Council has designated the month of October as Crime Prevention Month.  The theme for 2018 is “Celebrating communities that are making a difference.” The Virgin Islands Police Department’s Crime Prevention Bureau said it “will acknowledge and celebrate the practice of crime prevention, while promoting awareness

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas armed robbery getaway driver got only five years in prison when he was facing a maximum count of 20 years in prison. Devon Davis, 28, of St. Thomas, was sentenced today for his role in the armed robbery of the Gems and Gold Corner

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – An Anguilla native who agreed to cooperate with prosecutors to get a lighter sentence — refused to testify again in court — and was promptly given an additional three years in prison by a federal judge. Nilda N. Morton, 33, of The Valley was sentenced on Thursday

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A former Department of Planning and Natural Resources officer who masterminded a smuggling operation that moved 220 pounds (100 kilos) of cocaine through the territory was given nearly sixteen years in prison for his federal conviction on cocaine distribution-related counts. Gerald W. Mercer, 42, of St. Thomas

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FORT MYLNER AREA OF ST. THOMAS CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man told police that his woman friend was shot in the nose when someone tried to rob him a gunpoint on St. Thomas last night. On Monday, October 9, 2018 at about 10:14 p.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center received

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SANTA MARIA AREA OF WEST ST. THOMAS CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One woman and a teenage girl were wounded while sitting in a car on St. Thomas last night, authorities said. Each victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds in the Santa Maria area of St. Thomas, but survived. On Monday October 8,

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SAN JUAN — Police in Puerto Rico say one person has died and four others were injured following a shooting at a nightclub in the U.S. commonwealth. Authorities said in a statement that the shooting occurred early today at a club called Like in the capital of San Juan. The

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