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 CAPTURED: Daniel Eric Cove CHRISTIANSTED – A second sex offender who was wanted by authorities has been taken into custody. Daniel Cove, 33, walked into the St. Croix office of the Department of Justice (DOJ) Wednesday morning – a day after the DOJ launched a manhunt for him – and

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         INDICTED: Nisha Brathwaite CHRISTIANSTED – The last of 10 Virgin Islands women indicted by a federal grand jury on tax-related charges made her initial appearance on Monday before U.S. Magistrate Judge George W. Cannon on St. Croix, U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe said. The remaining nine women

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SEX OFFENDER: Daniel Eric Cove CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking the public’s assistance in locating two men who are wanted in connection with failure to comply with the registration requirements for sex offenders. “The frequency of the registration is determined by the tier assigned to

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ARRESTED: VITEMA’s Ethelbert Benjamin CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) operations manager has been arrested on St. Croix in connection with the rape of a 20-year-old woman, according to police. Ethelbert “Bert” C. Benjamin, Jr., 56,  of Christiansted was arrested about 9:15 a.m. on Thursday on

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ARRESTED: Joshua “Mongo” Cepeda FREDERIKSTED — A routine traffic stop near Barren Spot led to four men being charged with weapons related offenses, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On September 28 at 2:40 p.m., a patrol officer observed a Silver Sedan driving straight across the intersection at

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BOARD CANDIDATE: Jevon O.A. Williams CHRISTIANSTED —Jevon O.A. Williams, candidate for the St. Croix District Board of Elections and current National Committeeman of the Republican Party of the United States Virgin Islands, today issued the following statement: Jevon O.A. Williams wishes to inform Virgin Islanders that the voter registration period

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CHRISTIANSTED — The outer bands of Tropical Storm Matthew, which formed today in the Caribbean, knocked out power to businesses in Gallows Bay on St. Croix due to its brisk winds. The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority restored electricity at least twice in the space of three hours after

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MIAMI — It is looking less and less that Tropical Storm Matthew will make a significant impact on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, but it could make a move for the United States as a hurricane next week. The budding tropical system was officially named Tropical Storm Matthew with

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MIAMI — A well-organized tropical wave heading toward the Caribbean could become a tropical depression or storm later Tuesday (Sept. 27), forecasters with the National Hurricane Center said. A Hurricane Hunter flight originating from St. Croix is scheduled to investigate the disturbance this afternoon. According to the 7 a.m. Tuesday update,

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ROBBED AT THE BASKETBALL COURT FREDERIKSTED — A man on a basketball court was robbed at gunpoint of jewelry and shot at last night in Estate Glynn, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On Monday, September 26, 2016, at approximately 8:25 p.m., police officers were dispatched by the

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