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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police on St. Thomas are investigating an SUV with firearms in it that overturned on Veteran’s Drive on Saturday night, authorities said. The vehicle seen in this VIPD image “was abandoned by occupants,” according to St. Thomas-St. John District Chief Steven Philip. “Two firearms were recovered from

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CHRISTIANSTED — A shooting at a strip club near the Sunny Isle Shopping Center left one St. Croix man dead late last night. Denver Charlery, 34, of Estate Mount Pleasant was identified by next of kin as the shooting victim, according to published reports. The 911 Emergency Call Center received

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FREDERIKSTED — Three teens were hospitalized after two men shot it out in the street near the former Legislature building late last night. The three teens injured were innocent bystanders positioned near the gun battle as shots rang out in the roadway between the Frederiksted Market and the Lagoon Street

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FREDERIKSTED — The surviving son of a military veteran who was found shot to death in his own home last month has been arrested on an illegal weapons charge, authorities said. Ian Benjamin Jr., 19, of Queen Street, Frederiksted, was arrested at 5:25 a.m. Friday and charged with carrying a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The owner of a yacht was arrested for allegedly raping one of his crew member while the pair were taking a taxi ride from Red Hook to Yacht Haven Grande on Saturday afternoon, authorities said. Hugh D. Fuller Jr., 67, of Boca Raton, Florida, was arrested at

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COTTON VALLEY — A St. Croix man was arrested after he allegedly attacked his male lover during a heated argument at a posh East End condominium on Friday night, authorities said. Khalaf Jerry, 35, of Estate Coakley Bay, was arrested at 7:59 p.m. Friday and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence;

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are looking for a suspect after a man was stabbed near a gas station by the waterfront in St. Thomas on Friday night, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to Giant Gas, located near Mandela Circle, in reference to an assault victim at

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George joined attorneys general across the nation calling on Twitter, eBay, and Shopify to act immediately to prevent people from selling fraudulent CDC vaccination cards on their platforms. A bipartisan coalition of 45 attorneys general, led by North Carolina Attorney General

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ATLANTA — A St. Thomas-based federal agent’s double life as a law enforcement officer and drug smuggler was exposed by an alert drug-sniffing dog in Georgia, authorities said. Ivan Van Beverhoudt, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer tasked with intercepting drugs in the USVI, was indicted on federal charges

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CHRISTIANSTED – Two Nicaraguan men with 3.500 pounds of marijuana on their boat will face criminal charges in St. Croix for drug smuggling after being intercepted by the U.S. Coast Guard near Colombia. Jonny Cadena Osorio and Morlin Moises Jaenstchke Calero, each of Managua, were charged with conspiracy to possess

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