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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — As the new Commissioner nominee of Public Safety, Trevor Velinor was introduced to the community at a July 25 press conference at the Omar Brown Sr. Fire Station on St. Thomas. The Virgin Islands Police Department is continuing the process of forming community partnerships and building trust

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Dominica native was arrested hiding in a gut at a housing project after first leading federal and local law enforcement authorities on a vehicular chase that ended with the suspects firing shots at officers. Some suspects remain at large after the incident. The Virgin Islands Police Department

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Croix man admitted in federal court that he tried to smuggle about 42 pounds of cocaine from St. Thomas to Florida, authorities said. Mikhail “NastyMik” Munoz, 31, of Campo Rico, pled guilty to possession with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, U.S.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested late Sunday night after being charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy at knifepoint on at least five separate occasions, authorities said. Marciano Rivera, 18, of 173B Anna’s Retreat was arrested about 10:45 p.m. Sunday and charged with first-degree aggravated rape, the

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CHRISTIANSTED — A 33-year-old St. Croix man was arrested in connection with the murder of Kelvin “Gerbil” Woodson on Thursday, authorities said. Pernell Adulphus “Pete” Towers, Jr., is charged with the March 20 murder of Woodson and assault of another person near the Harmony Grocery and Bar in Watergut, the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man is accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy on at least five occasions by threatening to kill him with a knife if he didn’t submit to his demands, authorities said. The Virgin Islands Police Department will not release the name of an 18-year-old

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FREDERIKSTED — St. Croix Senator Kenneth Gittens has once again denounced the spate of violence that has held our community and law-abiding citizens hostage. He said the sequence of violent events that unfolded Sunday night at Fort Frederik beach on underscores three concerns he has repeatedly raised this term. “These events

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police say they need your help to solve a series of armed robberies that have occurred in the St. Thomas-St. John District. The latest of these armed robberies happened at the Galaxy Bar located at the bottom of Cassi Hill in Smith Bay about 4:15 a.m. Sunday, the Virgin

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FREDERIKSTED — Police are investigating a shooting that left six people injured at the Floatopia event near Fort Frederik beach last night, authorities said. The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) and 911 received numerous calls of shots fired at a beach event in Frederiksted about 9:27 p.m. Sunday.  “All identified victims were transported in the Juan

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FREDERIKSTED — A 20-year-old St. Croix man was shot multiple times and died at St. Croix Mutual Homes in Grove Place last night, authorities said. Taheem “Debo” Samuel of Grove Place was positively identified as the murder victim, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The 911 Emergency Call Center first

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