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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On November 2, 2016 at approximately 3:42 p.m., officers from the Richard Callwood Command responded to conduct an inspection of the Estate Thomas area after several citizens reported that several shots had been fired. While conducting the inspection, officers were notified by the 911 Emergency Call Center

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THE FIX IS IN FOR VIGL: Gov. Kenneth Mapp FREDERIKSTED — Horse racing has a storied history in the territory, but has fallen on hard times there as in other parts of the world. However, a new deal between the private company VIGL and the local government was announced recently,

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STUMPING FOR CLINTON: V.I. Delegate Stacey Plaskett CHRISTIANSTED – Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett joined First Lady Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton at a major campaign rally for the Clinton/Kaine Campaign in North Carolina on Thursday. Plaskett who, endorsed Clinton as the Democratic presidential nominee in April, joined First Lady Michelle Obama and several other member of Congress

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TERRORIZED HIS WIFE: VIPD’S TRACY RICHARDSON CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A former Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officer has been arrested on domestic violence-related charges after he allegedly pointed a gun at his wife, punched her in the face and fired gunshots at her, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned.

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands is coming closer to a home schooling alternative in the territory — but many question whether that is such a good thing. Studies have shown that when parents are abusive to children — home schooling can ensure that the parents’ mental and/or physical abuse goes

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ELECTION DAY PROGRAM: U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe said today that Assistant U.S. Attorney Alphonso Andrews will lead the efforts of his office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 8, 2016 general elections. AUSA Andrews has

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two St. Thomas men had their first appearance in federal court on Monday, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Reinaldo Morone, 44, and Walid John, 37, each appeared before U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez on a criminal complaint charging them with one count of possession

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ACCUSED COKE DEALER: Rhasheel Charles (right) CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 30-year-old St. Thomas man is facing federal charges that he tried to distribute 7.83 pounds of cocaine, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Rhasheel Charles made his initial appearance in District Court before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller on

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Unidentified wanted man arrested by CPB on St. Croix CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two wanted fugitives were captured by federal officials in separate incidents at the St. Thomas airport recently, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CPB). CBP Pre-clearance inspections at the Cyril E King International Airport in St. Thomas and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said that a badly-burned body was discovered in a stolen car rental on the West End of St. Thomas. On Saturday October 22 a concerned citizen called the 911 Emergency Call Center to report seeing a badly-burned vehicle in the Estate Fortuna area. When police arrived

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