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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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – United States Attorney Gretchen C. F. Shappert said that a federal jury handed down a guilty verdict against Michael Hendrickson 28, for possession of prison contraband on Wednesday, following a one-day trial. “Contraband cell phones in correctional facilities create a security threat for correctional officers, others prisoners,

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CHRISTIANSTED — An armed robbery of a popular East End watering hole ended in a shooting that left one man dead on Wednesday, authorities said. It is 30 seconds by vehicle from where Governor Kenneth Mapp lives in Coakley Bay Condominiums on St. Croix. The 911 Emergency Call Center notified

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CONVICTED! Sergio Quinones-Davila of Florida must serve 23 years in prison by order of a federal judge. CHRISTIANSTED – A Florida man was handed a 23-year prison sentence by a federal judge who said that he was the “organizer” of Venenuela to Virgin Islands cocaine trafficking operation. U.S. District Court

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