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           ARRESTED: Noelle Bishopel CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two people from Georgia were caught with a total of 15 kilos of marijuana in their luggage on St. Thomas, according to federal authorities. Sierra Wimberly, 25, and Noelle Bishopel, 27, each from Atlanta, made their initial appearances on

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was arrested on a warrant behind a Times Square convenience store today charging him with two counts of animal cruelty for allegedly chopping two dogs with a machete, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). Police said that Ala Zatar was arrested in

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] MADRID — The Latest on the publication by a coalition of media outlets of an investigation into offshore financial dealings by the rich and famous (all times local): 11:55 p.m. The Panamanian law firm at the center of a big document leak, Mossack Fonseca, served as an official

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — At about 10:26 p.m., on the evening of Monday, April 4, 2016, officers responded to a man having been shot in the vicinity of Sanchez Town located in Bovoni. Officers converged on the scene and located the body of an unresponsive black man, who had sustained a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 25-year-old Georgia native had his first appearance in federal court on Monday in St. Thomas on charges that he is a marijuana smuggler, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Bert Donadelle, Jr. appeared  Monday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged in a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 51-year-old Ghanaian native pleaded guilty in federal court on St. Thomas Friday to transporting her underage daughter for sex with an older man for money, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Jennifer Bowen-Dodoo admitted to U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez that she was guilty

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CHRISTIANSTED — Mean-hearted vandals destroyed seven toilets at two separate facilities at the Canegata Ballpark on Sunday night, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Five toilets were smashed at the northernmost restroom facility behind the concession stand — three in the ladies side and two on the men’s side.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 33-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested Wednesday night on domestic violence-related charges, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). Ricardo Rhymer, 33 of Agnes Fancy, was arrested about 8 p.m. on Wednesday and charged with third-degree assault-domestic violence, the VIPD said. Rhymer was arrested after

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 36-year-old Puerto Rican native pleaded guilty in federal court on St. Thomas to attempting to sell cocaine, federal authorities said on Tuesday. Jose Luis Ponce-Pagan made the guilty plea before U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez after admitting to trying to possess cocaine with the intent

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 37-year-old St. Thomas man was sentenced to 10 months in prison for attempting to smuggle four kilograms of marijuana into the territory, according to federal authorities. Kasimir Asim McClean was given that sentence and three years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute about four

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