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NEITHER LEAN NOR MEAN: Territorial Police Chief Winsbut McFarlande and Police Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr. FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was arrested on Thursday and charged in connection with the East End carjacking rape that happened in May. Cristobal Perez Jr. was arrested on charges that he conspired with

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ARRESTED: Hansel Castillo on St. Croix FREDERIKSTED — Three men were arrested on Friday and being held in connection with the carjacking-robbery of an off-duty Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officer and his female companion. Hansel Castillo, 27,  and Luis Angel Fraticelli, were charged with first-degree robbery in a gunpoint

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LINCOLN — “This is what the National Guard is all about.” If there’s any one theme that I think encapsulates the work that thousands of Army and Air National Guard Soldiers and Airmen have accomplished and continue to do over the past couple months and three hurricanes, “This is what

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JEWELRY STORE ROBBER: Ron Delano Kuntz CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Devon Davis, 27, Keon Wilson, 22, and Shawn McIntosh, 24, have been arrested after being charged by a superseding indictment with Hobbs Act robbery, conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robbery, and brandishing a firearm during a federal crime of violence, Acting

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Acting United States Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett is urging Virgin Islands’ residents to be aware of, and report suspected fraudulent activity related to hurricane relief operations and federal funding for hurricane victims. In the wake of the destruction wrought by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, millions of dollars in

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WASHINGTON — Del. Stacey Plaskett is not among the House members of Congress who sponsored legislation against “revenge porn” and “sextortion” last year — despite being one of the national poster children tied to the issue. Just days after a member of Congress had a explicit photo released on the

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FAT ‘N SHORT OR IT: The U.S. Virgin Islands also has the shortest and fattest cops per capita than any jurisdiction in the territory. Cops in the territory could not run down a heroin junkie on crack. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) will be able to

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  NEWARK — Caribbean nationals are among 36 people arrested by law enforcement authorities in New Jersey during a five-day operation as part of an ongoing “public safety efforts” campaign this week. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) service said that the operation targeted criminal immigrants who were previously

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two U.S. Post Office workers admitted to shipping at least 308 pounds of marijuana through the U.S. mail in the territory. Calvin Benjamin, 50, of St. Thomas and Stephen Bernier, 53 of St. Croix have pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of conspiracy to possess

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A convicted murderer who served more than a decade in prison for killing two men in 2002 is facing new federal gun charges, according to federal authorities. The man, Gregory Williams, 34, was at one point serving a sentence of life in prison. But after appealing his

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