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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. has announced St. Croix native and U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) special agent Trevor Velinor as Commissioner of the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD.) A 29-year veteran of ATF, Velinor served as the Special Agent in Charge of the Columbus

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A U.S. Navy sailor has been charged in connection with a shooting incident that left a V.I. Superior Court marshal seriously wounded this week. Prosecutors have charged Lessroy Gumbs, 27, with attempted first-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, first-degree assault, third-degree assault, reckless endangerment, possession of an unlicensed

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man admitted in federal court today that he had a gun and he wasn’t supposed to have one. Amead Williams, 24, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to possession of a firearm while under indictment, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C. F. Shappert said. According to court

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas teenager admitted in federal court that he used an assault rifle to snatch a gold chain, authorities said today. Arthur Greaves, Jr., 19, of St. Thomas, pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number, U.S, Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F Shappert said today that the Virgin Islands U.S.Attorney’s Office is sponsoring training this week for prosecutors from the USVI and Puerto Rico and federal agents here in the territory who are dedicated to the investigation and prosecution of large-scale narcotics and organized crime

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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man was given one year in prison by a federal judge on Thursday for illegal gun and stealing electricity convictions. Dale Ritter, 53, of Mars Hill, was sentenced in U.S. District Count on one federal count of possession of a firearm with obliterated serial number,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was given 5.91 years in prison by a federal judge on Wednesday. Rehelio Trant, 39, of Estate Contant, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert

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[ad name=”HTML-84″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man who engaged in a shootout at a Sunny Isle Gas Station in 2016 was given 23 years in prison by a federal judge. U.S. District Court Judge Wilma Lewis on Friday sentenced Nathaniel Thomas, Jr. to eight years imprisonment

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SPENCER WAYNE ALLEN OF TEXAS WAS SENTENCED TO 7.75 YEARS IN PRISON TODAY [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Texas man was given 7.75 years in prison today by a federal judge for destroying a U.S. Navy recruiting center and damaging two other federal buildings in St.

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — After a two-day trial, a federal jury found a St. Thomas man guilty of illegal gun charges. Rehelio Trant, 39, of Estate Contant, is guilty of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C. F. Shappert said. Trant

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