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SPECIAL INVESTIGATIVE REPORT–EXCLUSIVE TO THE V.I. FREE PRESS – PART FIVE By JOHN F. McCARTHY V.I. Free Press Reporter To take over Jeffrey Prosser’s Innovative Communications Corporation (ICC) the National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation (RTFC/CFC) needed a rogue operator who could hold public hearings on all three Virgin Islands

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GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN: Molly Wrede, 15, died after the plane she was in crashed near a crowded beach in Piñones, Puerto Rico on Saturday afternoon. ATLANTA — Ironically, the school Molly Wrede went to was located on Ponce de León Avenue. And one of the major cities in Puerto Rico where

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MISSING MAN: Clifford Clarke CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) is asking for your help today to help them find an elderly man on St. Thomas who has been reported missing. Clifford Leroy Clarke is an old black man who was last seen on May, 26, 2017 wearing

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ARRESTED AS ‘PERSONS OF INTEREST:’ Andre P. Auguste (left) and K’Shuan Hughes (right). CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was shot to death near the Watergut Shanty in downtown and police said they were successful in capturing two men who are “persons of interest” in the shooting seen fleeing the

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KRONPRINDSENS GADE: The area near where police say a man was asked if a car wash was open after midnight, then shot. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man is lucky to be alive today after someone walked up to him near Kronprindsens Gade and Simmonds Alley and asked him

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RESCUE AND RECOVERY MISSION: Puerto Rican authorities used scuba divers to search for the missing and dead after a plane from a commuter airline crashed near a crowded beach in Piñones. SAN JUAN — Puerto Rican authorities have identified a girl who died in a small plane crash as 15-year-old Molly

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ARRESTED: Wingrove Clarke CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On Friday, June 2, 2017 at about 9:21 p.m., officers were present at the Eldra Schulterbrandt Facility in Estate Tutu, in reference to a sexual assault. Contact was made with the suspect who was transported to the Criminal Investigation Bureau; during the process the

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‘JOHN DOE’ FOUND NUDE AND DEAD: Police said a man with no identification was found floating in the water face down near Krum Bay on Wednesday morning, according to police. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man with no clothing and no identification was found floating in the ocean between Krum Bay

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ARRESTED: Akeem Young on St. Croix CHRISTIANSTED — Police say an emergency dispatcher directed them to an unidentified area of St. Croix where a vehicle was about to act suspiciously, according to an official press release. When a Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) squad car went to the area the

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FREDERIKSTED — Four Virgin Islands Police Department officers have been suspended from duty pending an internal affairs investigation into the “friendly fire” shooting of VIPD police detective Moses President, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. The suspensions, with pay according to the police collective bargaining agreement, were immediately instituted

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