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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said today that the Virgin Islands Police Department is the recipient of $300,000 as part of the Department of Justice (DOJ) Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program. DOJ’s Bureau of Justice Assistance awarded more than $12.2 million to 75 law enforcement agencies

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police on St. Thomas say they are investigating a report of shots fired and a man down in the Bovoni housing project early on Tuesday. Harim Prince, 29, was reported dead by police sources but not the Virgin Islands Police Department the day of the runoff election.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police arrested a St. Thomas man after they said he punched a pregnant woman in the face and sat on her belly. Reynaldo Williams, 27, of Frenchman’s Bay was arrested and charged with third-degree assault-domestic violence on Monday, three days after he allegedly assaulted the woman, according to

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THOUGHT ARMED ROBBERY WAS A HOAX: DERRICK CRIBB, 33, OF NORTH CAROLINA CHRISTIANSTED — The North Carolina man who was killed at Castaway’s Bar thought that the armed holdup was a put-on when it was happening in real time — and he never left his stool up at the bar

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CHRISTIANSTED – A Puerto Rico man was handed a 10-year prison term on Friday for his involvement in a cocaine smuggling operation that brought about 500 pounds of cocaine here. Jean Carlos Vega-Arizmendi, 27, was sentenced to 120 months in prison for conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute and

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police released photos taken from surveillance footage at an East End bar during the armed robbery that led to a visiting relief worker being shot multiple times. Eyewitnesses said Derrick Cribb, 33, of North Carolina was shot 11 times during an armed robbery by three masked men at

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CHRISTIANSTED – Federal agents posing as a fictional 14-year-old boy stung a 63-year-old St. Croix man as a would-be pedophile. United States Attorney Gretchen C. F. Shappert said today that Carlyle Ham pleaded guilty this morning before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon, Jr. to attempted coercion and enticement for illegal

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CHRISTIANSTED – Two natives of the Dominican Republic who brought 2,000 pounds of cocaine by boat near Puerto Rico were given prison terms of four and nearly eight years in prison. United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said today that two additional sentencings originating from a large-scale drug trafficking conspiracy

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ARRESTED FOR OPENLY CARRYING A LOADED GUN AT TIDE VILLAGE AREA GAS STATION: ABDUL PEMBERTON CHRISTIANSTED –A concerned citizen called the 911 Emergency Call Center at 6:49 p.m. Thursday to say that a black man with starter locks and wearing a green shirt had a hand gun at the Eastway

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ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: ANGEL CHRISTIAN OF ST. CROIX FREDERIKSTED — A woman told police that a man had strangled her, hit her with his hands and with a wooden object. Angel Christian, 56, was placed under arrest on Wednesday and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin

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