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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — Spanish police say they have arrested 11 people — mostly Russians and Ukrainians — in an operation targeting foreign organized crime gangs involved in money laundering. Police said those arrested allegedly ran a network of companies through which they channeled money from Cyprus and Tortola

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Making it official that he is the unofficial gun violence problem czar of the territory, the No. 2 man at Government House went to the national media on Tuesday and announced that the Virgin Islands is undergoing a worrying uptick in gun violence. Citing police statistics, acting

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MURDERED: Wendy Montulet of Belgium MARIGOT — A 21-year-old Belgian tourist was found murdered on a deserted beach in St. Martin on Sunday. Her family says Wendy Montulet was found naked on the beach at Nettle Bay and that it was a sex crime. Montulet’s family sounded the alarm when she did not return

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DECEASED: Malik Benjamin of St. Croix CHRISTIANSTED — People living in the Gallows Bay area heard police sirens and saw police flashing lights late Sunday night and continued to see a police presence in nearby Altona Lagoon for parts of Monday afternoon as police reported the second double murder on St. Croix in

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MID-ISLAND — A 20-year-old St. Croix man was shot to death near the Machuchal housing community on Saturday night, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On Saturday, July 9, 2016 about 9:49 p.m., police were dispatched by the 911 Emergency Call Center to Clifton Hill in response to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A British Virgin Islands native was sentenced on Thursday in federal court for smuggling immigrants illegally into the United States. Ashemba Frett, 22, of Tortola was given three months in prison and three years of supervised release by U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez for encouraging and

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FREDERIKSTED — A woman said that when she came home from work and was about to enter her apartment in Mutual Homes she was repeatedly hit with a baseball bat and robbed of her cash and jewelry. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police to Mutual Homes at 8:50 on

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        LUCKY TO BE ALIVE: Jay Weeks CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man told police that he was walking in St. Thomas near a sports bar on Wednesday morning when he suddenly heard the sound of a gun firing and then realized that he had been shot. The 911 Emergency Call

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  Juan F. Luis Hospital in Estate Diamond MID-ISLAND — Police say that a 44-year-old St. Croix man was shot in the upper body early Wednesday evening but is recovering in a local hospital. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said the 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of a gunshot victim

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 MURDERED: Janceliz Barbosa Toruella SAN JUAN — A six-year-old girl from Connecticut was in Puerto Rico visiting her father when they were both shot and killed, police said. The double homicide happened around 10:36 p.m. on June 30, while 27-year-old Ansel Elpidio Barbosa Artache and his daughter, Janceliz Barbosa Toruella, were driving

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