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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who reportedly suffers from mental illness allegedly snuck up on a fast food restaurant customer waiting in line for fast food and began stabbing him in the back on Sunday afternoon, authorities said. Andres Ponce, Jr. of Bethlehem Village, was arrested after 3:15 p.m.

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police have arrested a suspect who allegedly stabbed a person at a restaurant in the Sunny Isle Shopping Center this weekend. Details were sketchy but the Virgin Islands Police Department said one person was injured in a stabbing that took place at the Wendy’s Restaurant in the shopping

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KINGSHILL — A man was shot and killed while watching illegal drag racing near the Container Port on St. Croix’s south shore on Saturday night, authorities said. William Isaac, 19, of Aureo Diaz Heights, was identified by next of kin as the shooting victim, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

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CANE BAY — Police are searching for a St Croix carjacking suspect who led officers on a high speed chase from Gallows Bay to Davis Bay on Saturday evening. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to a reported carjacking at Altona Lagoon at 6:19 p.m. Saturday, the Virgin Islands

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police arrested four men on St. Thomas and four men on St. Croix for illegally discharging firearms on New Year’s Eve. Police Commissioner Trevor A. Velinor said the arrests came as a result of Operation Eagle Eye. “Officers aggressively pursued residents who shot guns into the air,

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CRUZ BAY — A man who was charged in 2019 with shooting a Superior Court marshal with an assault rifle at a gas station in St. Thomas was shot multiple times in St. John and died late on New Year’s day, authorities said. Lessroy Gumbs, 28, of St. John was

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JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Maryland — A former Miss U.S Virgin Islands United States 2016 recently joined the Air Force Reserve as a way to capture her dream to become a physician in the military. Airman First Class Taquara Rashida Felix of Estate Tutu shares her journey of shifting gears from

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It is with great sadness that we announce the death of military police veteran Louis Joseph Berry on Monday, December 28, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis Elphege and Angelina Marie Berry; his brothers, Lawrence (Larry) and Andre Berry; his sisters, Marie (Val) Berry and Emelda

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CHRISTIANSTED — VIPD’s COVID-19 Task Force and Deputy Police Commissioner Celvin G. Walwyn was monitoring the crowds at the Kallalloo Man at Estate Richmond on Saturday afternoon. The Virgin Islands Police Department has been encouraging everyone to follow the governor’s coronavirus protocols mandate — whether they are indoors or outside.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands is the top Caribbean destination on Airbnb, with a 600 percent increase in bookings over 2019. San Juan, Puerto Rico isn’t far behind with a 400 percent increase. Rounding out the top three is Grand Cayman with a 100 percent spike. The Caribbean has been

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