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KINGSTOWN — A native of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, who is facing kidnapping and murder charges in his Caribbean homeland, has been fingered as a key suspect in one of New York city’s most infamous cold cases involving a Brooklyn high-school honors student, the Virgin Islands Free Press has

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 31-year-old Puerto Rico native pleaded guilty in federal court on St. Thomas to attempting to smuggle Brazilian nationals into the territory last year. Angel De Jesus Marrero pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on St. Thomas on Tuesday to encouraging and inducing aliens to illegally enter

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three men were shot, one of them fatally as he exited a restroom at the Carnival Village early Sunday morning, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of shots fired near the Fort Christian parking lot rest rooms,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 21-year-old man who was charged last year with illegal gun possession and stealing a vehicle was shot and killed in Kirwan Terrace housing community early Thursday morning, according to the V.I. Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report about 1:26 a.m. on April 28

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department said someone tried to rob an off-duty police officer of a gold chain at gunpoint and the robber got shot in the leg when the officer pursued him after the successful robbery. Wednesday, April 27, 2016, about 3:46 a.m., officers responded to

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HAVANA — A Walt Disney Co. cruise ship has rescued three fugitives off the coast of Cuba who were wanted in New Orleans. U.S. Marshal Amos Rojas Jr. said in a news release that last Thursday, the Disney Fantasy cruise ship found the fugitives clinging to a capsized boat. He

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CHRISTIANSTED – A 47-year-old St. Croix man faces one year in prison for allegedly threatening to shoot people in a Veteran’s Affairs office this year. Stephen Williams made his initial appearance on Monday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being arrested for threatening a federal employee, U.S. Attorney Ronald

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CHRISTIANSTED – A 25-year-old native of the Dominican Republic appeared in federal court on Monday to face illegal gun possession charges, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Rolando Torres De La Cruz appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged in an indictment with being an alien

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) says it has received several reports of  Internet and telephone scams occurring within the territory. The Internet Scam is described as follows: The scammer, acting as an agent for a company, posts a job vacancy or an investment opportunity on the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Friday, April 22, 2016 at roughly 8:08 p.m., officers were dispatched by the 911 Emergency Call Center to the Schneider Regional Hospital and Medical Center in response to a report of a stabbing that occurred during a robbery. Upon arrival, contact was made with the victim who

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