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ARRESTED: Joshua “Mongo” Cepeda FREDERIKSTED — A routine traffic stop near Barren Spot led to four men being charged with weapons related offenses, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On September 28 at 2:40 p.m., a patrol officer observed a Silver Sedan driving straight across the intersection at

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BOARD CANDIDATE: Jevon O.A. Williams CHRISTIANSTED —Jevon O.A. Williams, candidate for the St. Croix District Board of Elections and current National Committeeman of the Republican Party of the United States Virgin Islands, today issued the following statement: Jevon O.A. Williams wishes to inform Virgin Islanders that the voter registration period

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CHRISTIANSTED — The outer bands of Tropical Storm Matthew, which formed today in the Caribbean, knocked out power to businesses in Gallows Bay on St. Croix due to its brisk winds. The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority restored electricity at least twice in the space of three hours after

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – V.I. Superior Court Judge Kathleen Mackay granted a motion from Attorney General Claude Earl Walker to increase the bail amount for K’Moi Corraspe. Corraspe, 22, is charged with one count each of first-degree murder, first-degree assault, third-degree assault, unauthorized use of a firearm during the commission of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An improvised explosive device (IED) was discovered outside a popular grocery store in Red Hook, St. Thomas early this morning, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Authorities removed the device — in the form of an ordinary pressure cooker — about 9:40 a.m. today in front

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MIAMI — It is looking less and less that Tropical Storm Matthew will make a significant impact on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, but it could make a move for the United States as a hurricane next week. The budding tropical system was officially named Tropical Storm Matthew with

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 Angelo Reinoso CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police on St. Thomas are asking for your help to locate a missing 16-year-old native of the Dominican Republic. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) says that Angelo Reinoso was last seen on Saturday September 24 near Altona on St. Thomas. Reinoso is an Hispanic

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MIAMI — A well-organized tropical wave heading toward the Caribbean could become a tropical depression or storm later Tuesday (Sept. 27), forecasters with the National Hurricane Center said. A Hurricane Hunter flight originating from St. Croix is scheduled to investigate the disturbance this afternoon. According to the 7 a.m. Tuesday update,

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  ARRESTED: Rajiah Raheem Royer CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A routine traffic stop led to a 22-year-old St. Thomas man being arrested on illegal gun possession charges, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On Monday about 9:32 p.m. police arrested Rajiah Raheem Royer for possession of an unlicensed firearm,

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ROBBED AT THE BASKETBALL COURT FREDERIKSTED — A man on a basketball court was robbed at gunpoint of jewelry and shot at last night in Estate Glynn, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On Monday, September 26, 2016, at approximately 8:25 p.m., police officers were dispatched by the

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