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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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CHRISTIANSTED — Eight beaches in the territory failed in water quality testing done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) and are not considered safe to swim or fish in. DPNR said that five of the beaches are in St. Croix, two in St. Thomas and one in St.

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TEACHER OF THE YEAR: Kendra Vicars CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands Department of Education, St. Thomas-St. John District, named Kendra Vicars, a Speech and AP English Language and Composition teacher at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School, as its 2017 Teacher of the Year at a selection luncheon held Sunday,

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      ARRESTED: Malacoy Francis CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 21-year-old St. Thomas man is in the custody of authorities today after he allegedly tried to cash a forged check for $1,200 that he had stolen from an elderly woman’s checkbook, according to police. Police said that Malacoy Francis was

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Field Operations office held its first Global Entry enrollment event in St. Thomas recently. The event was held October 14 to 15 at the Cyril E. King International Airport security office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Forty-seven United States Virgin

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    ARRESTED: Leonard Monsanto CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) released the following information on recent arrests today: Saturday, October 15, 2016 at approximately 3:50 a.m., 27 year old Leonard Monsanto was arrested and charged with 3rd Degree Assault, after he was witnessed drawing a firearm

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A possible outbreak of Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) — popularly known as “pink eye” has been identified in the St. Thomas district, according to local health officials. The V.I. Department of Health was notified by a St. Thomas ophthalmology practice that 30 patients have been diagnosed with a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp is at a swanky weight loss clinic in California — and charging it all, flights, fees and fruits — to the territory’s taxpayers, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Mapp is officially in California to investigate how to transition the government’s health insurance

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             ARRESTED: Ashio Rojas CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On Thursday, October 13, 2016, Forty-two year old Ashio Rojas was present at the Economic Crime Unit in reference to a report of Embezzlement at Guardian Insurance Company in the amount of $13,979.00. Rojas, who is a former

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