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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested on Tuesday after he “shook down” a man and removed at least $2,000 from him last month. Dante Tonge, 28, of Charlotte Amalie was arrested and charged with aiding and abetting–grand larceny, conspiracy to commit robbery and third-degree robbery, the Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas teenager admitted in federal court that he used an assault rifle to snatch a gold chain, authorities said today. Arthur Greaves, Jr., 19, of St. Thomas, pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number, U.S, Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said.

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CHRISTIANSTED — No injuries were reported after a garbage truck driver apparently lost control of its brakes and smashed into a St. Croix bar and restaurant this morning. Rossie’s Bar & Restaurant in Estate Richmond near the U.S Post Office said the truck careened out of control and took out

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SANTO DOMINGO — As sunseekers flock to Dominican Republic to defrost from the winter freeze, an increased number of visitors are looking to add a little action into their vacation with fitness and sports being a primary driver for travel. According to a recent study by HostelWorld, three-quarters (74 percent) of

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr, on Monday, named former Virgin Islands Police Department director of intelligence Ray Martinez as Director of the Virgin Islands Law Enforcement Planning Committee (LEPC). Martinez, a 12-year employee of the VIPD, served as the department’s Director of Internal Affairs and Labor Relations Manager and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Director Designee of the Virgin Islands Bureau of Motor Vehicles Barbara Jackson-McIntosh is advising driving instructors and residents that effective immediately, an appointment is required to take the written test to obtain a driver’s license. “The current practice of allowing test takers to walk into the testing

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Dominican Republic native visited his female acquaintance twice in one morning on St. Thomas and broke a rum bottle to cut her when she didn’t agree to his demands, authorities said. Eliandro Tolentino Martinez, 20, of Santo Domingo was arrested about 1 p.m. Sunday and charged

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CANE BAY — A St. Croix woman was shot to death in La Vallee in the early morning hours on Wednesday. A’shyra Sweeney, 22, of Estate La Vallee was found unresponsive by police after someone called the 911 Emergency Call Center at 3:20 a.m. Wednesday, the Virgin Islands Police Department

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man admitted that he was a crack cocaine dealer on the Big Island in federal court. Roosevelt Dowling, 58, of Estate La Grande Princesse, pled guilty to possession with intent to distribute 28 grams or more of cocaine base, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said

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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man admitted to his role in a marijuana possession case here and can expect little time in prison as a result. Dion Alfred-Carlton Williams, 20, of Frederiksted pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon, Jr., to possession of marijuana, U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert said

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