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 Waldemar Martinez FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands police Department is asking for your assistance in locating a 24-year-old St. Croix man who is wanted for questioning in connection with a domestic violence and property damage incident. Waldemar Martinez is an Hispanic male Born on St. Croix who goes by the alias

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MID-ISLAND — A hoax bomb threat temporarily closed St. Croix’s Central High School just before classes were set to begin on Wednesday, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police said the adminstrative staff at CHS received a phone call at 7:53 a.m. on Wednesday from a man who said

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CHRISTIANSTED – A 48-year-old St. Croix man was sentenced to three years probation for growing 69 marijuana plants in his yard in Frederiksted, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Raymond Mathurin was given that sentence on Thursday by Chief U.S. District Judge Wilma Lewis after pleading guilty to manufacturing

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Health Commissioner Dr. Michelle Davis CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Health reported three new cases of the Zika virus in the territory, but none of the new cases involved a pregnant woman. According to the weekly surveillance report, there were also 15 cases of dengue in the territory,

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      Political reporter Morgan Brinlee By MORGAN BRINLEE/Special to the V.I. FREE PRESS While the Republican presidential primary may have unofficially wrapped last week when real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump, the last remaining candidate in the race, secured the required number of delegates to

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 Gov. Kenneth Mapp CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Now that pay raises have been distributed to several government agencies in fulfillment of Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s first State of the Territory address promise — the Virgin Islands is once again on the brink of financial disaster. Mapp told Virgin Islanders that he had

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp this weekend honored the memory of those who have served the Virgin Islands and United States in military service and lost their lives. “We observe Memorial Day each year to remember and to pay tribute to the men and women who have given their

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FREDERIKSTED — Police say they are investigating a shooting incident that took place in St. Croix earlier this week in which a man’s leg was broken with the force of a gunshot, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. On Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at about 10:41 p.m., the 911

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE —  Governor Kenneth Mapp has delivered his executive budget for Fiscal Year 2017 ahead of the May 30th deadline with a 24.7% decrease in the structural deficit of the Government of the Virgin Islands. The Fiscal Year 2017 Executive Budget submission proposes a financial plan of $1.35 billion

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ACCUSED: Noel Boyd FREDERIKSTED — A 25-year-old St. Croix man was arrested early this morning and charged in the shooting death of two men Easter Monday, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. On Saturday, May 28, 2016 about 6:14 a.m., officers with the Criminal Investigations and Special Opertions Bureau

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