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DLCA Commissioner Devin Carrington CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) and The Department of Licensing and consumer Affairs (DLCA) are alerting the Community about what they see as a”trend” of Western Union Scams. The VIPD Economic Crime Unit office said the scam is based on receiving a

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) is reporting that a robbery took place in Mount Pleasant at 9:23 p.m. Police said that a man told them that he was talking near the roadway in front of his house with another person when an Hispanic man approached and pulled

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ARRESTED: Charles Augustus Banks IV SAN ANTONIO – A fax to Florida from a former Gameday Entertainment executive to St. Croix’s Tim Duncan has landed 49-year-old Charles Augustus Banks IV in hot water, the FBI said Monday. Banks has been indicted on two counts of federal wire fraud in what investigators

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LITTLE BOY BLEW: Andres Carmona-Ortiz CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A man who raped a 13-year-old child a little more than a year ago has been sentenced to only 13 years behind bars. In accordance with a plea agreement offered by Attorney General Claude Earl Walker, V.I. Superior Court Judge James ‘Lewis’

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ISHMAEL LABEET: Ponders his future HAVANA — Safe for now in Cuba, Ishmael Muslim Ali admits to hijacking an American Airlines flight in 1984. But still denies committing the murders that led to that crime. One might expect, in a film called The Skyjacker’s Tale, to hear a lot more

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Parcelas Vieques near San Juan SAN JUAN — Police say unidentified people with guns have shot at a vehicle headed to a church service in Puerto Rico and killed a 3-year-old girl inside. Police spokeswoman Maria del Pilar Bon says Nayelis Sofia Manso died shortly after being taken by paramedics

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ARRESTED: Guy Vicars of Estate Pearl CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two men have been arrested in connection with a burglary that took place 10 days ago at the Beauty Outlet, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). Police reviewed surveillance video of the business that revealed two people were involved

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JOB WELL DONE: Police Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr. FREDERIKSTED — Police Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr. ordered the police officers under his command to “round up the usual suspects” this weekend. “A collaborative effort between the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) and the Attorney General’s office of the Virgin Islands, numerous

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  DROWNED: Sherita Maxine Carty CHARLOTTE AMALIE —  A 25-year-old St. Thomas woman reportedly drowned at Magen’s Bay beach on Thursday afternoon, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On Thursday September 8, 2016 at about 5:07 p.m., Police Officers were dispatched by the 911 emergency call centers to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department is currently investigating a series of Home Invasions and Rapes that have recently occurred over the past month. All leads provided are being heavily pursued and the Department has strategies in place to address this matter. Most recently on September 7, 2016

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