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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority said that the Bovoni Landfill will once again accept “green waste and seaweed” in St. Thomas effective today. But the ban on green waste and seaweed is still in effect for the Anguilla Landfill on St. Croix, according to VIWMA. “The

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was shot dead in a dispute over access to a land property, authorities said. Alphonso Wade III, 56, of West Caret Bay was arrested at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and charged with voluntary manslaughter, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The 911 Emergency Call

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police found a weapon in a car near a St. Thomas housing project after shots were fired Sunday, but no shooter. Today, that changed. Hasani Parris, 22, of Hospital Ground was arrested at 9:45 a.m. today and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm, the Virgin Islands

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A routine traffic stop on St. Thomas led to the arrest of an Estate Bovoni man on Sunday, authorities said. Nelson Sanderson, 21, was arrested about 3:16 a.m. Sunday and charged with unlawful possession of ammunition, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. While investigating the report, officers

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who allegedly repeatedly sexually assaulted an underage girl in his household was arrested by police on Saturday afternoon, authorities said. Jeremiah Stubbs, 38, of Peter’s Rest was arrested at 3:52 p.m. Saturday and charged him with first-degree unlawful sexual contact-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Lemon Strade man who has allegedly been stalking and harassing a St. Thomas woman since December 2019 was arrested by police on Saturday afternoon, authorities said. Justin Matthews, 22, of Lemon Strade, Charlotte Amalie was arrested about 5:45 p.m. Saturday and charged with stalking and disturbance

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CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix men jumped out of an SUV with no license plate and opened fire on people standing in the parking lot of a Peter’s Rest-area supermarket late Friday night, authorities said. No one was seriously injured in the shooting. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report

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FREDERIKSTED — An informant tipped off police that a St. Croix man had an unlicensed gun and ammunition in a Five Corners-area nightclub on Thursday night, authorities said. Rashawn Ryner, 21, of Upper Love was arrested about 10:55 p.m. Thursday and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm and possession or

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department completed its Fiscal Year 2021 budget hearing today. Commissioner Trevor Velinor and his leadership team defended the budget of $62,039,293 to fund the department for next fiscal year, beginning October 1.  The team is asking for funding to support the men and

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FREDERIKSTED — The VIPD Animal Cruelty Investigator received a call from a concerned citizen saying that a stray dog she feeds in Estate Calquohoun was found dead earlier in the morning. The caller, who contacted police about 12 p.m. today, said the dog appeared to have several large lacerations to

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