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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — After a two-day trial, a federal jury found a St. Thomas man guilty of illegal gun charges. Rehelio Trant, 39, of Estate Contant, is guilty of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C. F. Shappert said. Trant

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REPEAT OFFENDER? Kareem Harrigan (far right, mouth open) was sentenced to one year today. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Hidden Valley man was sentenced today to a year behind bars because he pleaded guilty to a gun crime that occurred in August, the Virgin Islands Free

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MISSING MAN: MITCHEL MICHAEL,80, OF ST. LUCIA [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department is asking  for the community’s help as officers continue to search for a missing person Mitchel Michael, 80, a native of St.Lucia. Michael is a black man with brown  eyes, a

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ARRESTED: Bureau of Corrections officer Darren Giddings, 35, by the VIPD on Thursday. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED ––  A St. Croix prison guard has been arrested at Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility and charged in relation to introducing drugs into the prison, authorities said today. Police said Darren

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — Bankrupt Puerto Rico plans to save money by closing as many as a third of its jails and shipping its inmates to mainland private prisons. The commonwealth is considering off-loading some 3,200 prisoners, apparently to privately-run lockups across the ocean, according to

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man was given two years in prison by a federal judge for trying to smuggle cocaine onto an airplane. Dimitrous Jefferson, 29, of Mon Bijou, was sentenced on Monday for conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A California man admitted in federal court to trying to smuggle 4.4 pounds of marijuana into the territory. Kelley “Slim” Hansen, 28, pleaded guilty on Wednesday in U.S. District Court before U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez, to possession of marijuana with

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A fight between two men led to the discovery of an illegal gun earlier this month, a police source said. Six days ago, at about 7:58 a.m. on April 5, patrol officers along with officers of the Special Operation Bureau and the

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CAPTURED: Nathaniel Thomas Jr. in Ponce, Puerto Rico [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] PONCE — Two wanted St. Croix fugitives were arrested in Puerto Rico in back-to-back raids by the U.S. Marshals Service on Saturday. Ivan James, wanted for a double homicide by the Virgin Islands Police Department and Nathaniel

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — The brother of a Virgin Islands Police Department officer drowned while swimming near the Frederiksted Pier 0n St. Croix, authorities said. At about 2 p.m., a passerby flagged down a police officer walking on Strand Street and alerted him that someone was calling

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