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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — Federal and local authorities in Puerto Rico said Tuesday that they will implement a “broken windows” policing campaign to fight a surge in killings across the U.S. territory, which has reported 46 homicides so far this month — double the number at the same

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was arrested for threatening to kill National Park Service rangers, trying to avoid capture by swimming to a sailboat, and clinging to its dinghy while the owner rowed to officers waiting on shore, according to an affidavit filed in

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REPLACES HEWLETT: Gretchen C.F. Shappert is the new acting U.S. Attorney for the U.S. Virgin Islands. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced the appointment of Gretchen C.F. Shappert as Interim United States Attorney pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 546, which provides that “the

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A HIDTA initiative of the United States Attorney’s Office has been selected as the recipient of the Outstanding Investigative Effort Award by the National High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) program. “Winning a National HIDTA Award is an impressive achievement,” Michael K.

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NEITHER LEAN NOR MEAN: Territorial Police Chief Winsbut McFarlande and Police Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] 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

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ARRESTED: Hansel Castillo on St. Croix [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] 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

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JEWELRY STORE ROBBER: Ron Delano Kuntz [ad name=”HTML-68″] 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

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] 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

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] 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

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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. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) will be

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