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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Some nine people were rescued at sea on Sunday night with the help of the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Marine Unit and DPNR Marine Enforcement. No injuries were reported. On Sunday July 2, 2017 at approximately 7:20p.m., VIPD Marine Unit notified the V.I. Department of

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Police say a senior citizen is in custody today after fatally shooting a St. Croix man to death near the Watergut Shanty on Saturday night. Elwood Canton Jr., 62, was arrested at about 3:41 a.m. on Sunday and charged with second-degree murder after a police investigation

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RETURNED TO THE TERRITORY TO FACE CHARGES RELATED TO MURDER: Currup Williams [ad name=”HTML-68″] 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

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ARRESTED: Cyril Joseph Richards on St. Croix [ad name=”HTML-68″] 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

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[ad name=”HTML-68″]   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

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix woman who police described as “elderly” was attacked in her hilltop home after being tied up and robbed just after midnight, 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

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] 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.

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(PHOTO COURTESY: Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images) [ad name=”HTML-68″] 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

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] 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

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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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