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CHRISTIANSTED — Police are looking for a St. Croix man wanted for questioning in an assault and battery case, authorities said. Horace Magras Jr., 37, is wanted to answer charges of two counts of simple assault and battery, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Magras was described by the VIPD as

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested for allegedly shooting at a group of teenagers gathered near Fort Christian last month, authorities said. Tasheem Monsanto, 18, of Bovoni was arrested Wednesday near Nadir, advised of his Constitutional Rights and charged with illegal discharge of a firearm, reckless endangerment, using a dangerous weapon during

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An unidentified St. Thomas man was found shot to death near Subbase early this morning, authorities said. Patrol  officers found “an unresponsive black male in the area of Subbase” about 1:24 a.m. today, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.  “The male appeared to have sustained a gunshot wound

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three South Americans and one Central American were charged in federal court today with drug smuggling in Caribbean waters patrolled by the United States, authorities said. Freddy Montano Paz, 29, Calixto Tumbaco, 41, Mariano Abregon, 42, and Hector Hernandez Saucedo, 48, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth

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ATLANTA — A federal lawsuit filed today says Georgia is discriminating against Puerto Rican driver’s license applicants by treating them differently than other U.S. citizen applicants — forcing them to take tests, seizing their documents for fraud reviews and quizzing them on details about the island. The suit was filed

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man wanted in the kidnapping of two St. Thomas teenagers Monday was recaptured by police this afternoon, authorities said. John “Cutter” Moses, 41, was apprehended in Estate Wintberg without incident about 3:30 p.m. today, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Moses has been charged

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CHRISTIANSTED — Former St. Croix Senator Wayne James, who was found guilty by a federal jury of stealing public money, is saying in court that he wants a new trial. But prosecutors argue that he should have to serve the remainder of his 30-month prison sentence. “Former U.S. Virgin Islands

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police have charged a man in connection with a two-car accident that left a five-year-old girl dead Sunday. Marco Arroyo-Torres, 43, of St. Croix was charged with negligent homicide, involuntary manslaughter and failure to drive on the left, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Arroyo-Torres was the driver

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CHRISTIANSTED – A Texas drug mule who was to be paid only $1,500 for smuggling 20 pounds of marijuana from Dallas to St. Croix now faces five years in prison for her exploits, authorities said. Kieantia Thomas-Okeke, 38, of Dallas, pled guilty to one count of possession of marijuana with

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