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ELECTION DAY PROGRAM: U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe said today that Assistant U.S. Attorney Alphonso Andrews will lead the efforts of his office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 8, 2016 general elections. AUSA Andrews has

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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 – 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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MAPP: Out front on the environment CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp has signed his proposal designed to reduce litter and protect marine life into law on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, according to a prepared statement from Government House. Bill No. 31-0379 will restrict the use of plastic shopping bags

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Three people — one from St. Croix and one from St. Thomas — were each sentenced in federal court for their part in a marijuana smuggling operation between Los Angeles and here. On October 6, 2016, U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez sentenced two men and one

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QUANTICO, Va. — The Virgin Islands had the highest murder rate in the country — higher per capita than any other state, commonwealth or territory in the country, according to the latest statistics released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The FBI figures show that the murder rate in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 44-year-old native of the Dominican Republic was convicted in federal court of trying to smuggle 12.78 pounds of cocaine into St. Thomas After a one-day trial, on October 4, 2016, a federal jury on St. Thomas found Tomas Liriano Castillo guilty of Conspiracy to Possess a

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SEX OFFENDER: Daniel Eric Cove CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking the public’s assistance in locating two men who are wanted in connection with failure to comply with the registration requirements for sex offenders. “The frequency of the registration is determined by the tier assigned to

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BOARD CANDIDATE: Jevon O.A. Williams CHRISTIANSTED —Jevon O.A. Williams, candidate for the St. Croix District Board of Elections and current National Committeeman of the Republican Party of the United States Virgin Islands, today issued the following statement: Jevon O.A. Williams wishes to inform Virgin Islanders that the voter registration period

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MIAMI — It is looking less and less that Tropical Storm Matthew will make a significant impact on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, but it could make a move for the United States as a hurricane next week. The budding tropical system was officially named Tropical Storm Matthew with

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