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FREDERIKSTED — With the territory likely to sustain at least tropical storm force winds from Hurricane Irma, the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) said Sunday that sandbag distribution will begin territory-wide 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The agency gave a list of locations where the sandbags can be

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SHOT IN SPINE: Moses President CHRISTIANSTED — A Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) detective has filed a federal lawsuit against the department after he was shot in the spine by a fellow officer while responding to a disturbance on St. Croix, according to court documents. Police detective Moses President filed

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SMILING ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK: Accused thief Aesha Rivers says on social media that she is retired from the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) and is currently working as the “Emergency Planning Coordinator” for the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA). CHRISTIANSTED – A former Virgin Islands

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FIVE CORNERS INTERSECTION: The area under construction starting Tuesday starts on the border between Estate La Grande Princesse and Estate Golden Rock and follows the road East and South to the end of Condo Row. CHRISTIANSTED – The V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises residents of St. Croix and the

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CHARGED WITH DUI AFTER FATAL ACCIDENT: Christopher Love NORTH SHORE — A retired architect who works in Dubai has been charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) after he lost control of the vehicle he was driving and his passenger was ejected and killed. Police said that Christopher Love, 69,

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CHARGED: Spencer Wayne Allen, a Texas fugitive from justice. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 25-year-old native of the U.S. mainland has been charged in the firebombing of federal buildings in St. Thomas that has rocked this tiny American territory. Spencer Wayne Allen, 25, of Texas was arrested on Tuesday on a

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ARRESTED 3X BUT NOT STOPPED: Smug Child Abuser Ethelbert Benjamin Jr. CHRISTIANSTED — A former Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) Operations Manager has been arrested for the third time in 14 months on child abuse charges. On February 10, 2017, at about 6:20 p.m., 57-year-old Ethelbert “Bert” Benjamin

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         ARRESTED: Elca Anthony FREDERIKSTED — A 35-year-old St. Croix woman was arrested on official corruption charges by the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) today. Elca Anthony, who is employed by V.I.T.E.M.A. as a 911 dispatcher was arrested pursuant to an arrest warrant without incident at 5:06

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ARRESTED: VITEMA’s Ethelbert Benjamin CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) operations manager has been arrested on St. Croix in connection with the rape of a 20-year-old woman, according to police. Ethelbert “Bert” C. Benjamin, Jr., 56,  of Christiansted was arrested about 9:15 a.m. on Thursday on

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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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