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RETURNED TO THE TERRITORY TO FACE CHARGES RELATED TO MURDER: Currup Williams CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police in Killeen, Texas have returned a St. Thomas man to the territory who is wanted in connection with one of four murders that sparked a 2016 vigil against violence in the Tutu Hi-Rise housing

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ARRESTED: Cyril Joseph Richards on St. Croix CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was arrested on illegal gun charges after traffic checkpoints set up to nab holiday drunk drivers nabbed him. On Saturday July 1, 2017 at approximately 12:36a.m., 26-year-old Cyril Joseph Richards was arrested during a Traffic Checkpoint on

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  CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who feel asleep at night in La Grande Princess and left his door wide open — is lucky to have his things back today — including his stolen pickup truck On Saturday July 1, 2017 at approximately 4:53a.m., a concerned citizen called the

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix woman whom police described as “elderly” was attacked in her home late Wednesday night, tied up and robbed, the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said. According to police, at 12:14 p.m. Thursday police were dispatched to investigate a possible home invasion in Lowry Hill just south

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Croix woman responsible for a string of jewelry store robberies on St. Thomas was ordered to serve 11 years in prison by a federal judge on Monday. Aracelis N. Ayala a/k/a “Gordita” a/k/a “Fluff,” 34, of St. Croix, was also ordered by U.S. District Court

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(PHOTO COURTESY: Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images) CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man was sentenced on Thursday to two years in prison after pleading guilty to three counts of cocaine distribution. Acio Richards, 26, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to two years in prison and three

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FREDERIKSTED — As summer approaches, The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) is ramping up its enforcement efforts as part of a national crackdown on drunk driving. This five-day, high-visibility campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, is a partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to curb impaired driving and

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STERN LOOK: In pleading guilty, Charles Banks IV, 49, of Atlanta, admitted to a judge that he bamboozled Tim Duncan into guaranteeing a $6 million loan used as part of an investment in a sports-merchandise company, Gameday Entertainment LLC that Banks was chairman of. In total Banks allegedly stole $13.5 million from the

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BLACKBEARD’S CASTLE: Blackbeard the pirate was famous for being rough with women and history repeated itself on Monday in St. Thomas when a man and a woman argued, leading to a vehicle being damaged with a machete and the person who hit the car with the sword being attacked by

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ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: Samory O’Bryan on St. Croix FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was arrested on Monday after his father called police to say that his son had damaged his property. Samory O’Bryan was arrested about 11 p.m. on Monday and charged with destruction of

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