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  ARRESTED: Shawn Daley of Bovoni CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 28-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested Tuesday morning and charged with brandishing a weapon and domestic violence-related charges, according to police. Shawn Daley of Estate Bovoni was arrested about 7:24 a.m. on Tuesday and charged with simple assault-domestic violence in

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SAN JUAN — The Caribbean on Tuesday reported a surge in tourism for 2015 that easily surpassed the global growth rate as it set new arrival and spending records , though there are concerns the mosquito-borne Zika virus could put a dent in those numbers this year. Nearly 29 million

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Attorney General  Claude Walker CHRISTIANSTED – The Virgin Islands Department of Justice said Tuesday that it is holding $600,000 in child support funds it has collected but cannot distribute because it can’t find the people it belongs to. V.I. Attorney General Claude Walker began “Operation Save Our Children” in late

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 22-year-old British Virgin Islands native made his initial appearance in federal court today on charges that he encouraged illegal migrants to enter the territory. Ashemba Frett of Tortola, BVI made his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller in U.S. District Court in St. Thomas

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 24-year-old Florida man was sentenced in federal court today to five months in prison for trying to smuggle nearly five kilos of marijuana into the territory. T’Koi Lee Bryan was given five months imprisonment and three years of supervised release by U.S. District Court Judge Curtis

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The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) released the latest arrest information for the St. Thomas-St. John district today. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On Monday, February 15 – the 911 Emergency Call Center received report of a first-degree robbery that took place at the Petrus Gas Station located on Veterans Drive in

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MUM’S THE WORD: Juan Figueroa-Serville ATLANTA – The Virgin Islands government is the only state, territory or commonwealth in the United States not to report its flu statistics to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Nearby Puerto Rico is reporting high

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  Thomas Barrows III CLEARWATER, Fla. — Thomas Barrows III of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, and Joe Morris of Annapolis, Maryland, have earned a spot on the U.S. Olympic sailing team in the 49er class, while Bora Gulari of Detroit and Louisa Chafee of Warwick, Rhode Island, won a spot

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   Mitch McConnell with Governor Mapp CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Fresh after announcing to the country on Saturday night that he would do everything possible to block any nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court submitted by President Obama, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell headed to St. Thomas to meet with Gov.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Crime is a booming business in the U.S. Virgin Islands. With that in mind the U.S. Attorney’s Office is hiring more prosecutors for its offices in the territory, according to an advertisement in the Latin American Herald Tribune. “The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of the

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