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ARRESTED FOR AN ALLEGED RAPE ON ST. CROIX: ALVIN CLEMENTS JR. CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man is being detained this weekend after a woman told police on Friday he raped her. Alvin Clements Jr., 27, was arrested and charged with first-degree rape-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD)

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A former peace officer with the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) was found guilty of trying to move at least 100 kilos of cocaine to the U.S. mainland in federal court on Thursday. Gerald Mercer, 43, was found guilty by a jury in U.S. District

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officer who fought with disruptive airline passenger Jason Felix last week will not face disciplinary measures for his actions, the police commissioner said. The incident, which took place on May 23 on an American Airlines flight from St. Croix to Miami, involved

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BOGOTA — The Colombian National Navy said that it continues its frontal assault against narco-trafficking in the Colombian Caribbean. “We seized 27,419 kilograms of cocaine [from January to April 2018], a record amount for the Caribbean Naval Force over the last three years,” Commander Jorge Enrique Herrera, operational supervisor of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Mexican national who was once deported from the United States tried to sneak in again on St. Thomas this morning, authorities said. Filiberto Moreno, 50, of Mexico City, was arrested today on a complaint charging him with illegal reentry into the United States, U.S. Attorney Gretchen

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MIAMI — A St. Croix airline passenger who was denied alcohol on a flight and then launched into a screaming tirade involving spit and blood — now faces the possibility of up to 20 years in prison. Jason Felix was flying from St. Croix to Miami on American Airlines flight 1293 when the incident occurred, according to

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was shot multiple times in downtown Frederiksted and died on Sunday night, authorities said. Police received reports of shots fired about 6:40 p.m. in the area of the Vegetable Market on Queen Street in Frederiksted. Johnny Silverio De La Cruz, 39, was identified by

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MIAMI — A St. Croix man on an American Airlines flight to Miami was arrested after he allegedly launched into a midair, profanity-laced tirade and traded punches with others on the plane who were trying to restrain him. The whole incident was caught on tape after passenger Jason Felix began yelling at

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – In 1983, President Ronald Regan proclaimed May 25th National Missing Children’s Day. The day was observed after a string of child abductions gained national attention. Each year, the U.S. Department of Justice through the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, commemorates Missing Children’s Day with a

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ARRESTED AT CYRIL E. KING INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: ASHLEY WARNER OF TORTOLA, BVI CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two Tortola men were taken into federal custody at the St. Thomas airport on Thursday with 24 pounds of cocaine, authorities said. Jason Frett, 36, and Ashley Warner, 54, each of the British Virgin Islands,

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