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CHRISTIANSTED — Attorney General Denise George said tonight that the Virgin Islands Department of Justice (VIDOJ) arrested a St. Croix resident who misrepresented himself as a licensed contractor to perform work repairs to a someone’s home. V.I. Department of Justice Special Agent Gisselle Quinones conducted a fraud investigation and executed

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man allegedly picked up a high school girl on her school campus and held her at knifepoint in his car, authorities said. Axel J. Betancourt, 19, of Williams Delight, was arrested at 9:53 p.m. Friday and charged with kidnapping and false imprisonment, the Virgin Islands

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CHRISTIANSTED — Commissioner Richard Evangelista revealed the findings of the latest territory-wide market basket survey. The market basket survey, completed on February 14, is designed to inform consumers of which stores have the best prices no matter the brand on staple grocery items. The number of items compared on each

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MIAMI — Shares of cruise line operators fell on Friday after the U.S. Department of State said Thursday that U.S. citizens should “reconsider” traveling on cruise ships to or within Asia over concerns about COVID-19, the novel coronavirus has sickened more than 76,000 people worldwide. Carnival Corp. CCL, -1.91% was down 1.5%, Norwegian

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SAN JUAN — A federal judge on Friday denied a request to move an upcoming corruption trial against former Puerto Rico Education Secretary Julia Keleher to the U.S. mainland. The decision in the high-profile case was celebrated by many in the U.S. territory who argued that Keleher should be tried

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A flash of lights. Then a flash of gunfire. And the St. Thomas shooting victim was quickly in his own car … driving himself to the hospital. Police were dispatched to the Schneider Regional Medical Center in reference to a gunshot victim at 10:37 p.m. on Friday,

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CHRISTIANSTED — A former Women’s Coalition of St. Croix bookkeeper has been sentenced in federal prison for stealing at least $83,510 from the non-profit organization, authorities said. Kira Lee Encarnacion, 41, of St. Croix, was sentenced Thursday in U.S District Court to 13 months imprisonment, on one count of Federal

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FREDERIKSTED — Diligent detective work has paid off! Police on Friday arrested a St. Croix man they say is responsible for the vandalism incidents that took place last weekend. Jimmy “Tayi” Navarro, 46, of Hospital Street, Frederiksted, was arrested at 2:33 p.m. Friday on a warrant for five counts of

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was pulled from his car as he was sleeping and lost his vehicle to his attacker, authorities said. A first-degree robbery was reported to police at the Ancilmo Marshall Command in Christiansted about 2:43 a.m today, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The male

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — It’s a children’s nursery rhyme. But on St. Thomas — little is child’s play. Daylin MacDonald, 36 of Nye Gade, was arrested at 10:35 p.m. Wednesday and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm and unauthorized possession of ammunition, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Police officers

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