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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On Friday, February 3, 2017, at roughly 8:36 p.m., officers traveled to the area of the Western Cemetery after a citizen reported an attempted robbery, police said. The Investigation Units traveled to the area of Petrus Gas where they made contact with the victim who explained that

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two beaches on St. Thomas failed water quality testing done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) this week and are not considered safe to swim or fish in. DPNR said this afternoon that Magen’s Bay Beach and John Brewers Bay beaches in St. Thomas should

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Department of Human Services in collaboration with a number of organizations successfully collected data for the 2017 VI Continuum of Care on Homelessness Point-In-Time survey on Friday. On each island the project was spear-headed by different organizations: St. John Community Foundation on St. John, Methodist Training

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On Thursday, February 02, 2017, at approximately 8:35 p.m., an off duty officer reported that shots were being fired in the area between the Nisky Center and Crown Mountain intersection. A suspicious vehicle was reported leaving the area headed up Crown Mountain at a high rate of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 25-year-old St. Thomas native was sentenced in federal court for her role as the “inside person” in a jewelry store robbery in 2015. On February 2, 2017, District Court Judge Curtis Gomez sentenced Samantha Joseph, 25, of St. Thomas, to three years and five months’ imprisonment

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SURROUNDED BY INCOMPETENTS: Gov. Kenneth Mapp: “I know it’s too little, too late. But what do I care? The taxpayers are paying ALL of my bills for the next two years! CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp submitted to Senate President Myron Jackson the proposed bill known as the “Virgin

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NARROWS IT DOWN: A police composite sketch of the accused East End St. Thomas serial rapist shows him to be a light-complected, stunted-short black man with a wide African nose. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said tonight that it is actively investigating a series of sexual

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ITCHY SCRATCHY FEELING: Rhasheel “Rash” Charles (right) in a Facebook posting about his business prowess. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 30-year-old St. Thomas native admitted in federal court to conspiring to smuggle nearly eight pounds of cocaine into the territory. Rhasheel Charles pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Charlotte Amalie

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STATE OF SHOCK: Mapp paints a rosy picture of the territory’s economic prospects in his third State of the Territory address last night. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Government of the Virgin Islands has cut spending, made its operations more efficient and created conditions allowing for significant economic growth in the

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G.O.P. State chairman John Canegata CHRISTIANSTED — Responding to the state of the territory address by Gov. Kenneth Mapp, Republican Party of the United States Virgin Islands Chairman John Canegata issued the following statement: “For too long the only answer has been to raise taxes and increase spending. Robbing Peter

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