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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to Kronprindsens Gade downtown after a report of shots fired with a possible gunshot victim came in about 3:56 p.m. today, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. When officers arrived on the scene, police discovered “an adult female with a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — When trying to pass another vehicle in southeast St. Thomas, a driver lost control of his car and crashed into a utility pole on Tuesday morning, authorities said. The driver sustained only minor injuries. Officers of the Traffic Investigation Bureau responded to an auto collision on Bolongo

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FREDERIKSTED — Law Enforcement Planning Commission (LEPC) Director Ray Martinez said the agency was awarded $638,248 from the U.S. Department of Justice, FY2020 STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program (VAWA). LEPC submitted its application on behalf of the territory in April 2020. LEPC serves as the State Administrative Agency

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix woman was arrested this afternoon for allegedly using someone’s else’s debit card without permission, authorities said. Tamisha Smith, 30, of Sion Hill, was arrested at 12:46 p.m. today and charged with obtaining money by false pretenses, identity theft, and grand larceny, the Virgin Islands Police

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A native of Dominica in official custody for an alleged shooting who was re-arrested for an alleged burglary last month was re-arrested again this morning for the alleged gunpoint rape of a 16-year-old girl, authorities said. Matthew Fontaine, 28, currently of the Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility,

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police have identified a man whose body was found near Cramer’s Park beach in late April. “DNA testing revealed the remains to be that of 19-year-old Emanuel Moise,” VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said. “The cause of death was determined to be from multiple gunshot wounds sustained by the victim.”

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who allegedly devised a scheme to steal more than $100,000 from a former doctor and two others and was originally charged with 85 criminal counts for impersonating prominent officials — can now add one more charge to the tally — witness tampering United

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department said that the Records Bureau office on St. Thomas will open to the public on Wednesday, September 23 and Friday, September 25. Effective Monday, September 28, Records Bureau offices across the territory will resume normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating the death of a man who was spotted floating in the Caribbean Sea between St. Thomas and St. John on Monday afternoon, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call from a woman on a boat at 3:19 p.m. Monday saying that

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating a shooting downtown that put one St. Thomas male in the hospital this morning, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to Kronprindsens Gade near Simmonds Alley in reference to report of discharging of shots at 9:30 a.m. today, the Virgin Islands

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