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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority said residents reported a “possible” sewer leak in the West End St. Croix town on Monday.  Wastewater crews were dispatched to Frederiksted town, but the situation was abated by the time the crews arrived at the scene. “As of Wednesday morning, conditions

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FREDERIKSTED — Alert police seeing a black Honda driving without license plates late Tuesday night conducted a traffic stop near the Captain Morgan Rum Distillery and allegedly found two St. Croix men with handguns, authorities said. Jareem Tutein, 22, the driver of the car, was arrested and charged with unauthorized

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CHRISTIANSTED — A woman said a St. Croix mechanic was nice enough to come pick her and her car up in Williams Delight, but should not have pursued anything else as she waited for the car to be repaired near Queens Quarter. John A. Poleon, 59, was charged with first-degree

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix convicted felon admitted in federal court today that he hid a semi-automatic weapon in a shipment of tools to St. Croix, authorities said. William Payne, 39, of St. Croix, pled guilty in U.S. District Court to one federal count of possession of a firearm by

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CHRISTIANSTED — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said that Samuel Melendez, 43, of St. Croix pleaded guilty in federal court today to unlawful possession of a firearm in a school zone. According to court documents, on October 8, 2018, Virgin Island Police officers responded to the H & R Supermarket

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man threatened to kill himself after being jilted by his lover, but he first damaged items in the apartment and then took what he thought was a lethal dose of “painkillers” and went to sleep on the premises, authorities said. Carlos Garcia, 47, of Mount

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SAN ANTONIO — After three seasons away from the NBA, the Spurs announced today that legend and future Hall of Famer Tim Duncan will return to the team as an assistant coach. Duncan retired following the 2015-16 season and capped off a 19-year career that featured five championships, three Finals MVP awards

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police said a 28-year-old St. Croix man was shot multiple times and died near the American Red Cross headquarters in Castle Coakley last night. Rabbhi D. Moquete of the Walter I.M. Hodge Pavilion in Smithfield was killed on the Queen Mary Highway near the Red Cross office across from

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department continues to engage the community’s youths and families territory-wide by providing several enrichment programs and work ethics and entrepreneurship skills for hundreds of youths ages five through 17 during the summer months.   Through the Department’s Crime Prevention Bureau, several programs are conducted which includes the Summer Enrichment Program, Police Athletic League, Drug Education for Youth one Week Residential Camp, the PAL Mentoring

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CHRISTIANSTED — The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched units to a discharging of shots at the Cool Out Bar in Peters Rest about 10:22 p.m. Friday, authorities said. “Upon officers arrival at the scene they made contact with an Hispanic male who sustained a gunshot wound to the right side of

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