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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix woman is accused of taking $4,000.00 from an elderly woman’s bank account without her knowledge, authorities said. Detectives from the VIPD’s Economic Crimes Unit and officers from the Virgin Islands Crime Initiative Unit arrested Ivia Rivera about 4:31 p.m. on Friday, the Virgin Islands Police

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CHRISTIANSTED — Two women, one an employee of a local pharmacy, conspired to acquire prescription drugs by posing as the person who legitimately had the prescription order, authorities said. Officers from the Virgin Islands Crime Initiative (VICI) unit arrested Kaminah Davis, 29, of Estate St. John and Marissa Schneider, 29,

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FREDERIKSTED — A freewheeling St. Croix man who allegedly took a woman’s car for a joyride and then crashed it — was arrested by police this weekend, authorities said. Wayne Sobratti, Jr., 29, of Sion Farm was arrested on Sunday about 3:33 a.m. and charged with unauthorized use of a

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix handyman was arrested this weekend on charges related to preying on the elderly, authorities said. Officers of the Virgin Islands Police Department’s Special Operations Bureau arrested Eric Tushim, 59, about 9:02 p.m. on Saturday on a warrant for aggravated identity theft, obtaining money by false

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested this weekend for allegedly strangling and punching a woman, authorities said. Alton Vidal, age 46 was arrested about 11:50 p.m. on Saturday and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “The victim reported that Vidal assaulted her

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CHRISTIANSTED — One Puerto Rican woman and one St. Croix woman were arrested by the VIPD’s Economic Crimes Unit after they allegedly assumed other identities to cash checks worth at least $14,000, authorities said. Sandra L. Madrigal, 42, of Vieques and Michelle M. Mateo, 25, of St. Croix were arrested

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr., Office of Disaster Recovery Director Adrienne L. Williams-Octalien and Virgin Islands Emergency Management Agency Director Daryl Jaschen met with Federal Emergency Management Agency Acting Administrator Peter Gaynor and FEMA’s U. S. Virgin Islands Recovery Director Jacquelyn Heyliger to expedite major recovery projects in the

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CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix Senator Kenneth Gittens is calling for public hearings to be held territory-wide before the 33rd Legislature acts on Governor Albert Bryan, Jr.’s bill to allow for non-medical cannabis use.  “Such a sweeping change to public policy and the extensive accompanying regulations beg for community review and input,” Gittens said.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating an early morning shooting of at least two people in Hospital Ground that left at least one St. Thomas man dead, authorities said. Cedric Henry, 32, was identified by next of kin as the man who died today in St. Thomas, the Virgin Islands

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who was facing first-degree murder charges for the killing of Terrance Moorehead in 2015 confessed to the crime moments before trial was set to begin in the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands, authorities said. Menelik Petersen, 25, agreed to the guilty plea in

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