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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advised solid waste haulers Friday that the section of the scrap metal yard that collects and stores scrap metal to include vehicles will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays until further notice. Vehicles will only be accepted at the Scrap Metal

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said a Sapphire Beach Resort security guard attacked a taxi driver with a metal pipe on St. Thomas Wednesday night. Wilfred Brewer, Jr., 42, of Estate Wintberg was arrested about 11:50 a.m. Thursday and charged with third-degree assault, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Mariel C.

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MID-ISLAND, St. Croix — A Home Depot cashier is accused of stealing from the Kingshill-based store on two occasions. Clyde James, Jr., 27, was arrested about 2:45 p.m. on Monday and charged with embezzlement by clerks, agents and employees and petit larceny, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Police said

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two masked armed robbers made off with at least $2,000 in cash and smart phones at the McDonald’s restaurant in the Tutu Park Mall just before midnight. Patrol officers and detectives from the Criminal Investigation Bureau and crime scene technicians responded immediately to the 911 Emergency Call

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CHRISTIANSTED – A well-known St. Croix bartender was given 1.5 years in prison Thursday by a federal judge for bringing about 10 pounds of marijuana on a commercial flight. Gibbs Bully, 52, of Christiansted, was sentenced in U.S. District Count on one count of possession of marijuana with intent to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Dominican Republic national who returned to the territory nine months after he was deported from the United States — gets to stay another 1.5 years here — in prison United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that Jose Alfredo Rondon Castro, 40, of the Dominican

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Florida businesswoman was given 1.83 years in prison today for stealing National Park Service funds. Adrian L. Foster, 50, of Miami, was sentenced today as a result of her conviction for making a false statement to a federal agency, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two of three Dominican Republic nationals admitted in federal court to their roles in bringing 2,204 pounds of cocaine to the region. Edwin Vargas, 31, and Lennin Cornelio-Perez, 32, each of Santo Domingo, pled guilty to conspiracy to possess a controlled substance on board a vessel subject

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man visited his female friend’s apartment twice in one day — first allegedly breaking in and stealing her purse and then coming back to damage her window, authorities said. Akeem A. James, 29, was arrested and charged with second-degree burglary-domestic violence and destruction of property-domestic

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Acting Police Commissioner Jason Marsh announced on Wednesday that he is initiating the “Do the Right Thing Vehicle Enforcement Campaign.” Effective immediately the Virgin Islands Police Department will be increasing enforcement of all unregistered vehicles and/ or unlicensed drivers in the territory, Marsh said. During these random

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