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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man wanted for allegedly choking his girlfriend during a fight voluntarily surrendered to police, authorities said. Dylan Steven, 25 of Estate Hope was arrested at 4:18 p.m. Thursday and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Investigation revealed that Steven strangled

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CHRISTIANSTED — A man wanted for a stabbing that happened at a mid-island gas station eight months ago was charged with attempted murder on Wednesday, St. Croix Police Chief Sidney Elskoe said. Shamal Riviere, 30 of Sion Farm was arrested and charged with attempted murder, first-degree assault, and carrying a

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department is pleading with the local community to live and let live … and resist the impulse to domestic violence now that families are forced to be together. The VIPD said it “has noticed an increase in the number of calls for service for

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man who allegedly fired a gun from inside his vehicle near a heavily-populated housing community was arrested by police on illegal gun charges, authorities said. Larry Cuencas, Jr., 34 of Prince Street, Frederiksted was arrested about 9:57 p.m. Tuesday and charged with unauthorized possession of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Guyanese national who was deported previously as an “aggravated felon” is accused of coming to the United States again illegally. Warren Michael Whyte of Georgetown was charged with entering the United States after having been deported and removed, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. Whyte made

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two Brazilian woman have been accused of re-entering the United States after previously being deported as illegals, authorities said. Valdete Pereira Santana and Joice Costa De Souza, of Rio de Janeiro , were charged with entering the United States after having been deported and removed, U.S. Attorney

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two Smith Bay residents told police that someone stole their car, an unspecified amount of money and keys to another vehicle on Sunday. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to Pineapple Village, Margaritaville regarding a burglary about 9:11 p.m. Sunday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.  

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Denise George on Monday announced measures put in place to safeguard the public and Dept. of Justice employees from potential exposure to COVID-19 (coronavirus). VIDOJ facilities on St. Thomas and St. Croix are closed to the public and will not conduct person to person services

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert on Monday urged the public to report suspected fraud schemes related to COVID-19 (the Coronavirus) by calling the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) hotline (1-866-720-5721) or by sending an email to the NCDF e-mail address, disaster@leo.gov In coordination with the Department

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man who illegally entered his ex-girlfriend’s home last month and beat her and stole things from her was arrested on arson charges Saturday night, authorities said. Dasha Graham, 24, of Candido Guadalupe Terrace in Estate Slob was arrested at 9:20 p.m. Saturday and charged with

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