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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 24-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested at the airport on charges that he tried to smuggle a huge cache of guns, many of them Glock pistols, into the territory, according to federal authorities. Naeem Akil Smith was arrested charged with the unlawful possession of 18 firearms,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two Dominican nationals and one St. Thomas man were arrested on federal drug smuggling charges on Monday, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Miguel Rodriguez, 60, of St. Thomas, Estanislao de Jesus, 47, and Tomas Miguel Liriano Castillo, 44, both of the Dominican Republic, were arrested

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The shooting of a 21-year-old Atlanta man came to the attention of police after he sought treatment for his gunshot wounds at the St. Thomas hospital late Monday night. Police were dispatched to the Schneider Regional Medical Center about 11 p.m. on Monday after the 911 Emergency

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police say they are investigating the stabbing of a 56-year-old Guadeloupe native that happened on Black Point Hill on St. Thomas on Monday afternoon. Police were dispatched to the Schneider Regional Medical Center and Hospital about 4:33 p.m. on Monday after the911 Emergency Call Center reported the

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KINGSTOWN — A native of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, who is facing kidnapping and murder charges in his Caribbean homeland, has been fingered as a key suspect in one of New York city’s most infamous cold cases involving a Brooklyn high-school honors student, the Virgin Islands Free Press has

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 31-year-old Puerto Rico native pleaded guilty in federal court on St. Thomas to attempting to smuggle Brazilian nationals into the territory last year. Angel De Jesus Marrero pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on St. Thomas on Tuesday to encouraging and inducing aliens to illegally enter

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three men were shot, one of them fatally as he exited a restroom at the Carnival Village early Sunday morning, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of shots fired near the Fort Christian parking lot rest rooms,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 21-year-old man who was charged last year with illegal gun possession and stealing a vehicle was shot and killed in Kirwan Terrace housing community early Thursday morning, according to the V.I. Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report about 1:26 a.m. on April 28

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department said someone tried to rob an off-duty police officer of a gold chain at gunpoint and the robber got shot in the leg when the officer pursued him after the successful robbery. Wednesday, April 27, 2016, about 3:46 a.m., officers responded to

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HAVANA — A Walt Disney Co. cruise ship has rescued three fugitives off the coast of Cuba who were wanted in New Orleans. U.S. Marshal Amos Rojas Jr. said in a news release that last Thursday, the Disney Fantasy cruise ship found the fugitives clinging to a capsized boat. He

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