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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police on St. Thomas say they need your help today to locate a missing teenager who is described as being a “runaway minor.” Saviana Charles, 15, was last seen in Lindbergh Bay on Friday night, the Virgin Islands Police Department said today. Charles was described by the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal Grand Jury returned a ten count indictment against a former professional boxer on St. Thomas today. John “Dah Rock” Jackson, 30, was charged with two counts of production of child pornography, three counts of transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual

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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man admitted to his role in a pistol-whipping home invasion of a former priest and his wife that ended in a car jacking. Joel G. Rivera, 33, pled guilty in U.S. District Court today to one count of using a firearm during a violent crime

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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man was arrested on charges related to allegedly brandishing a loaded semi-automatic pistol in a crowded supermarket. Samuel “Sammy” Melendez, 43, of St. Croix made his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon after his arrest by U.S. Homeland Security Investigations special agents on

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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man was arrested by U.S. Homeland Security Investigations special agents on charges related to allegedly having a loaded handgun in a school zone and over 2.2 pounds of marijuana. Rahem “Kimby” Hendrickson, of St. Croix made his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who survived an assassination attempt two years ago was shot dead in Contant last night. Hector Castano Estrella, Jr., 37, of Charlotte Amalie sustained multiple gunshot wounds sometime before 911 dispatchers were alerted to shots fired at 10:12 p.m. on Wednesday, the Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two St. Thomas brothers appeared in federal court for a detention hearing today after they were arrested on illegal drug and guns charges. Thomas A. Olive, II, and his brother, Thorne A. Olive saw U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez for a preliminary detention hearing after their

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CHRISTIANSTED — A concerned citizen who wished to remain anonymous discovered three medium-sized puppies dead at a church site in Montpellier near the Mahogany Road about 11 days ago. The citizen said that they discovered five separate piles of dry dog food with a white powdery substance on top about

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An ongoing multi-billion dollar downtown St. Thomas waterfront project could pose “a serious safety hazard” if the construction site is not better secured prior to the opening of the Carnival Village, Senate President Kenneth Gittens said today. Much of the active construction is occurring immediately adjacent to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police arrested a teen-aged drive-thru customer who allegedly attacked a St. Thomas McDonald’s worker after she was told she’d have to pick up the rest of her breakfast order inside the restaurant. Nia Simmonds, 19, of Charlotte Amalie, was arrested on Monday at 6:30 p.m. and charged

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