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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A boat captain with 25 years experience running marine businesses has added another tow boat to the options available to the marine community here. Capt. Robert Manley, a maritime jack-of-all-trades, got his sea legs as a youngster fishing off the New Jersey coast. After several years of

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  SENTENCED TO 1.5 YEARS IN PRISON: Kishma Weeks, 27, of St. Croix CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Three people from the Virgin Islands were sentenced on Monday for their roles in a money laundering conspiracy related to the smuggling of nearly 4,000 pounds of marijuana in La Choy noodle cans from

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Sen. Marvin Blyden (left) and Lt. Gov. Potter greet the new grads. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) graduated a new class of recruits on Monday. The commencement exercise was held at the SFC Leonard B. Francis Armory in Estate Nazareth St. Thomas where sixteen Peace Officers

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 52-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested after police said that he burglarized a home in Rock City, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On December 18, 2016, Laxton Herbert was arrested and charged with Attempted Burglary and Destruction of Property after investigation revealed that

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TELLING QUESTION: How many Virgin Islands babies will have to be shot to death by drug gangsters before Gov. Ken Mapp fires always late-to-work Police Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr? CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Authorities here said Thursday that an 18-month-old Contant Knolls girl was shot and killed while riding in a

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U.S. Attorney Ronald “Happy-Go-Lucky” Sharpe CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Department of Justice is sponsoring a free movie night for people with disabilities — five days before Christmas in St. Thomas, according to U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe. “The purpose of this event is to celebrate and promote the remediation work

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       ARRESTED: Abdelqader Daas CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 52-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested for allegedly raping a woman in the workplace in Fredenhoj, according to police. Abdelqader Daas was arrested at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday and charged with sexually assaulting a woman at Food Center in August,

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CHRISTIANSTED — APR Energy, a global leader in fast-track power solutions, said this week that it has signed a 12-month contract with the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) to provide 25 megawatts of power generation using liquid petroleum gas (LPG). The project features a retrofitted GE TM2500+ mobile

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CRACK DEALER? Tolomah Foy is accused of selling about one ounce of cocaine near a local high school. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 23-year-old St. Thomas man appeared in federal court on Monday to answer charges that he is a crack cocaine dealer. Tolomah Foy made his initial appearance

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TOO SMUG?: Wanted accused murderer Treson Stephens CHARLOTTE AMALIE — As reported in the territory exclusively by the Virgin Islands Free Press on November 30, Treson Stephens was arrested on a warrant issued by the Superior Court. Treson Stephens was identified as the third individual involved in the fatal shooting

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