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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man admitted in federal court to smuggling 11 pounds of marijuana into the territory last year, authorities said. Trevon Richards, 31, of Charlotte Amalie, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller and pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute less

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SAN JUAN — The man being sought in the killing of three police officers is the person recently found shot to death with a cardboard sign on his chest declaring him guilty, Puerto Rican authorities announced Wednesday. Officials said they did not yet know who fatally shot the suspect, identified

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MIAMI — V.I. Police Department officer and V.I. National Guardsman Shakim Mike was aboard a chartered jet laden with at least 724 pounds of cocaine when it touched down in Florida on Tuesday night. Mike is one of six current and former Virgin Islands local law enforcement agents detained or

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SAN JUAN — Three police officers were killed and a fourth was injured Monday near Puerto Rico’s capital following a carjacking, authorities said. Two of the dead officers were shot dead point blank range and the third was run over, Agent José Catalano told The Associated Press. The incident occurred

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CHRISTIANSTED — Authorities have charged 33-year-old Aneudis Acevedo with leading federal law enforcement on a high-speed boat chase after a shooting Sunday on Buck Island. Acevedo, of St. Croix, made his initial appearance Tuesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon, Jr. after he was arrested by National Park Service rangers,

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SAN JUAN — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez transferred custody of a man wanted for an alleged murder to the U.S. Marshals in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, following the interdiction of a makeshift vessel in Mona Passage waters near Puerto Rico. Gustavo Guerrero-Reyes, 37, was arrested on

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CHRISTIANSTED — When a St. Croix man saw two men stealing his landscaping equipment with his own flat-bed trailer he immediately gave chase in his vehicle and was shot at by the suspects while driving. But the suspects eventually abandoned their take near the south shore and fled on foot.

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FREDERIKSTED – The Virgin Islands Police Department needs your help to find a missing Grove Place man who suffers from early-onset dementia. Dawn Andrews, 66, is a Black male who stands about 6 feet tall and weighs about 220 pounds. He has short black hair and brown eyes, the VIPD

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cancelled his Europe trip at the last minute today after Luxembourg’s foreign minister and top European Union officials declined to meet him, European diplomats and other people familiar with the matter said. The Europeans snubbed Washington’s top envoy days after the storming

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CHRISTIANSTED — Eyewitnesses watched in horror as a St. Croix man was cold-bloodedly gunned down in the parking lot between two Gallows Bay businesses shortly before the start of business today, authorities said. Michael Anthony Cruz, 23, of Sion Farm, was shot multiple times and died between the Marshall &

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