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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man riding a bicycle died when the bike he was riding collided with a vehicle early Sunday, according to police sources. Curtis Brathwaite, no age given, died at Schneider Regional Medical Center about 4 a.m. Sunday. The driver of the vehicle that killed Brathwaite, Deron Casmir,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An unidentified man entered a University of the Virgin Islands student’s dorm room on St. Thomas and raped her. The 19-year-old victim told police that between midnight and 1 a.m. on Saturday the man entered her room and raped her. Police did not say if the woman

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CHRISTIANSTED — A man was found shot to death near the Water Gut section of St. Croix early Saturday morning, according to police sources. Alex Gonzalez, 24, was seen lying dead in the parking lot of the Ruby M. Rouss Apartments with multiple gunshot wounds about 12:10 a.m. Residents called

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FRONTLINE BAR AND RESTAURANT IN ESTATE COLQUHOUN CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Lucia native was given 1.25 years in prison by a federal judge for entering the territory illegally and having a loaded gun. James “Jaguar” Charlery, 53, currently of St. Croix, was sentenced on March 28, 2018, in U.S. District

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SAN JUAN — With the significant increase of beachgoers and small pleasure boaters traversing the Caribbean during this Easter weekend, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced on Thursday an increased vigilance posture and advisory of reporting requirements. U.S. Border Patrol and Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents will work

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FREDERIKSTED — On Thursday March 29, 2018 at approximately 12:42 p.m., an individual called 911 and reported a unresponsive male in Estate Hogensborg. Police responded and discovered a unresponsive black make individual. The victim appeared to have gunshot wounds to the body. The VIPD Criminal Investigations Bureau has not been able

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested after allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl in February, according to police sources. Osvaldo M. Tavarez, 47, has been charged with first-degree aggravated rape in connection with a March 22 report. Tavarez was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending his advice of

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MIAMI — It’s the start of the Easter weekend for many, but for 271 immigrants, including several from the Caribbean nabbed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers, it won’t be a Happy Easter. The Caribbean immigrants were mostly nabbed in the U.S. Virgin Islands,

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FREDERIKSTED — A Superior Court jury took two days to deliberate but ultimately could not reach a unanimous decision in the second-degree murder trial of former Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Sgt. Ronald Hatcher. After a more than week-long trial, and nearly five years in the waiting, a seven-woman, five-man

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was arrested Friday on animal neglect charges after a special police unit determined that he had failed to feed or water the animal after Hurricane Maria. Eliezer E. Saldana, 35, was arrested on one charge of first-degree animal neglect after an arrest warrant was

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