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CHRISTIANSTED — Senate President Kenneth Gittens is asking residents to join him this week in saluting our law enforcement community in recognition of National Police Week which is observed this year May 12-18. Senator Gittens, who worked for more than 20 years in law enforcement, is encouraging residents to show appreciation to

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FREDERIKSTED — In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as police week. This year national police week is being celebrated from May 12 to Saturday in the territory. Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A U.S. Navy sailor has been charged in connection with a shooting incident that left a V.I. Superior Court marshal seriously wounded this week. Prosecutors have charged Lessroy Gumbs, 27, with attempted first-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, first-degree assault, third-degree assault, reckless endangerment, possession of an unlicensed

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said today that they are looking for a St. Thomas man who is wanted in connection with the shooting of a marshal that took place at the 1st Stop Gas Station four days ago. James “Gogettah” Nathaniel, 22, of St. Thomas is wanted for questioning about the

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix child custody drop off resulted in a body slamming and strangulation attempt after the father involved saw his ex-girlfriend’s reaction to his new girlfriend. Victor Vargas, 36, of St. Croix was arrested about 1:39 p.m. on Wednesday and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A construction worker died Friday after an apparent accident in Sub Base on Friday, authorities said. Hunter Blackwell, 23, of Greer, South Carolina was driving a telescoping forklift near Victor’s New Hideout about 10:53 a.m. when the machine apparently malfunctioned and fell off a steep embankment, the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Superior Court marshal was seriously injured in an early morning shooting at the 1st Stop Gas Station on Centerline Road in St. Thomas on Tuesday, authorities said. Junior Clarke sustained a bullet wound to the abdomen in the shooting on Tuesday, the Virgin Islands Police Department

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CHRISTIANSTED — A “drug kingpin” who played ball with the feds in order to entrap the underlings in his crack cocaine operation received a reduced sentence in federal court on Monday. Robert Klyvert, 47, of St. Croix, was sentenced to five years in prison for distribution of crack cocaine, United

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CHRISTIANSTED — The partially decomposed body of a St. Croix man was found inside a downtown home on Saturday evening, authorities said. Marvin Guy Forson, no age given, was discovered inside a home at Plot 5A King Cross Street in Christiansted about 6:27 p.m. on Saturday, the Virgin Islands Police Department

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MID-ISLAND, ST. CROIX — A 14-year-old boy was seriously injured after being struck by a car Monday afternoon on St. Croix. A black SUV was driving down Mon Bijou road about 3:14 p.m. and tried to make a left turn onto the Alfredo Andrews Elementary School property when it hit

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