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CHRISTIANSTED – A 35-year-old St. Croix man was arrested for allegedly strangling a woman and holding her against her will Saturday, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police said that William Thelusma of Estate Morning Star was arrested at 1:30 a.m. Saturday and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence. No

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 27-year-old man was shot in the head while riding in a vehicle near Four Winds Plaza that came under gunfire in the early morning hours Sunday, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police were alerted at 5:20 a.m. Sunday September 13 that a man was

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                 David Duran of Petrotiger ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – New anti-corruption squads will extend the capabilities of the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to gather evidence and enforce the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in the Caribbean and Latin America.  Earlier this year, the Federal

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   Ahrkel Williams of St. Thomas CALLICOON, New York – A 20-year-old St. Thomas man is one of six people charged with a dormitory robbery at a New York job training program, according to New York State Police. Ahrkel Williams was charged with second degree robbery after he and five

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U.S. Magistrate Ruth Miller CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) arrested six men from the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico on a criminal complaint charging them with conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Three Dominican nationals, Alexandro Gerandino-Aracena, 39,

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“The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.” — Fyodor Dostoevsky The ACLU calls the U.S. the largest jailer in the world, holding roughly 25 percent of the world’s prison population despite the fact that national population represents only 5 percent of the world’s.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – If the decision to impose a State of Emergency on the territory for the five days it took Gov. Kenneth Mapp to attend the West Indian American Carnival Parade in New York City was taken lightly – while rampant violent crime was taking place here – it

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The scene of the shooting on Saturday FREDERIKSTED – For the third time in seven days, a man has been found riddled with bullets in the front seat of his vehicle, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of shots fired at

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                    D’mari Jahcoi Heyliger CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 23-year-old man pleaded guilty to illegal gun possession charges in federal court last week, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. D’mari Jahcoi Heyliger pleaded guilty Monday in District Court on St. Thomas to possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number and

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CHRISTIANSTED – There was a shootout between a man sitting in his vehicle outside a pizzeria and two men inside attempting to rob it at gunpoint, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center notified police at 9:53 p.m. Friday of an attempted armed robbery at

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