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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Federal law enforcement agents recently recovered four duffel bags stuffed with $2.25 million in cash out of the waters off of the coast of St. Thomas, authorities said. U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Customs Border Patrol Air Marine Operation (CBP-AMO) personnel reported that while on duty in the western area of

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man is facing illegal weapons charges after an informant tipped off police that he was in possession of an unlicensed gun and ammunition, authorities said. Bernard Hodge, 29, of Estate Richmond was arrested at 8:13 a.m. Wednesday and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm

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CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix attorney Andrew Simpson has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers at the Academy’s recent meeting in April 2020. He is the first person from the U.S. Virgin Islands to be a member of the Academy. The American Academy of Appellate

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CHRISTIANSTED — An Arizona man who tried to smuggle nearly 24 pounds of marijuana to St. Croix in his luggage in last month was arrested by federal agents over the weekend, authorities said. United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that Armando Antonio Mena of Phoenix was arrested Friday

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Denise George announced that the U.S. Virgin Islands has joined a coalition of 51 states and territories led by Connecticut in filing the third lawsuit stemming from the ongoing antitrust investigation into a widespread conspiracy by generic drug manufacturers to artificially inflate and manipulate prices,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man currently sitting in jail for credit card fraud-related charges was re-arrested on additional theft charges this weekend, authorities said. John Allen, 37, of Lerkenlund, is currently in the custody of the Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections on a separate matter, was arrested and

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man accused of choking a family member during a heated argument has been charged with assault, authorities said. Micah Tyson, 21, of Estate Humbug was arrested about 5:53 p.m. Friday and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Tyson reportedly strangled

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority said that there was an active fire at the Anguilla Landfill at 8:04 p.m. tonight. Virgin Islands Fire Service (VIFS) and VIWMA contractors and personnel are “working expeditiously to bring the fire under control. VIWMA advises the public and all haulers that

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FREDERIKSTED — A 19-year-old St. Croix college student died in a head-on collision on the Melvin Evans Highway on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to an auto accident on the Melvin Evans Highway near the Home Depot about 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, the Virgin Islands

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Whenever you mention the Virgin Islands to anyone, the first thing they’ll think about is the sandy beaches, followed by the tropical vacation spots. This is, for the longest time, the image the Virgin Islands have portrayed. Other than being one of the top holiday spots on earth full of

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