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SENTENCED: Tequan Joseph CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 23-year-old St. Thomas man was sentenced in federal court today to nearly three years in prison for admitting to trying to smuggle guns with obliterated serial numbers into the territory. Tequan Joseph was given 34 months in prison by U.S. District Court Judge

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man told police that when he stopped to pee in rush hour traffic on Wednesday, armed robbers left  him standing where he was with only his private parts in his hand. The man told authorities at 4:26 p.m. on Wednesday that he had gone

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By WESLEY SMALL/V.I. FREE PRESS COLUMNIST Who Are The Real Pirates Of The Carribean? These days you can’t even take a pleasure cruise off shore without getting mugged at sea! Recently the V.I. Free Press reported a chilling story of a French National who was shot, stabbed, beaten, and robbed

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FREDERIKSTED — At least three young men were injured when a shooting took place today in Aureo Diaz Heights in Upper Bethlehem according to official and social media reports. Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at roughly 11:50am, the 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of gunfire having been discharged in

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      ARRESTED: Saskia Corke CHRISTIANSTED – Police said that a drunken 26-year-old St. Croix blog writer is responsible for a three-ambulance accident that took place Sunday night in Gallows Bay. Saskia K. Corke, a UVI and St. Croix Educational Complex graduate, was headed towards Christiansted on the East

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       Lamont Sweeney CHRISTIANSTED – Two St. Croix men were sentenced on Monday in federal court to three years probation for picking up a package containing nearly 11 pounds of marijuana at a United States post office. Lamont Sweeney, 41, and Shawn Webster, 42, were given that sentence

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 20-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested for the second time in eight months on Monday, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police said that Leonaldo Greene of Vester Gade was arrested for violating a restraining order enforced against him by his sister, Police said that Greene

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FREDERIKISTED — On St. Croix, at approximately 9:57 pm on January 21, 2016, police responded to a discharging of shots in Frederiksted Campo Rico turf area. Upon arrival, police observed an unresponsive black male slumped over in a chair with multiple gunshot wounds to the body. The victim was later identified

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – On Friday, February 19, 2016, Kyle Michael Brumett, 24, pleaded guilty in federal court to attempted possession with intent to distribute four kilograms of marijuana, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced. According to the plea agreement filed with the court, on November 24, 2015, Brumett and

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CHRISTIANSTED – Senior District Court Judge Raymond Finch on February 19, 2016, sentenced Edigberto Diaz, 46, to 7 years in federal prison for Using and Carrying a Firearm during and in Relation to a Crime of Violence and 21 months for Interference with Commerce by Robbery, United States Attorney Ronald

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