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CRUZ BAY — The Virgin Islands Police Department said it is currently looking for a tourist from the U.S. mainland who has been missing for four days. Lucy Schuhmann, 48, a visitor from Louisville, Kentucky was last seen at her rental unit in Coral Bay on Wednesday, according to the VIPD. The owner of

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix bartender who was a fugitive from justice in the Pacific Northwest of the United States was arrested on drug and gun-related charges on Wednesday, authorities said. Troy Patterson, 51, of St. Croix, appeared in U.S. District Court in Golden Rock for an initial appearance after his arrest

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Virgin Islands Police Department officer was charged today with a variety of abuse-of-power offenses, including bank fraud and identity theft, authorities said. Yomont King has been charged with bank fraud, aggravated identity theft, and forgery, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. King made his initial appearance in federal court

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix son whose mother told authorities she found a gun in his backpack after she dropped him off for a Superior Court appearance got three years in prison on Thursday. Serjio Alexander Rijo-Feliz, 27, of St. Croix, was sentenced to 36 months of incarceration for possession of a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Police Department Patrol Officers responded to a 911 call that directed officers to the downtown area of Guttets Gade, Charlotte Amalie on St. Thomas in response to a first-degree robbery about 1:32 a.m. today. “Upon arrival officers encountered the victim who stated that she was walking on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Police Department Patrol Officers, Crime Scene Technicians and Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Bureau responded to a 911 call that directed officers to the Schneider Regional Medical Center of a shooting victim in the area of Upper John Dunko on St. Thomas about 4:10 p.m. on Wednesday.

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CHRISTIANSTED — Roosevelt Dowling, 59, of St. Croix, was sentenced on Wednesday in U.S. District Court on one count of possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. Chief Judge Wilma A. Lewis sentenced Dowling to a prison term of 78 months (6.5 years), to be

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CRUZ BAY – The Virgin Islands Police Department was notified of an unresponsive Caucasian male at a villa in the Catherineberg area on St. John at about 9:37 p.m. on Sunday. The unresponsive male was identified as Albert O’Neill, 81 of Colorado. Upon arrival, VIPD officers on the scene contacted O’Neill’s

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FREDERIKSTED — Two St. Croix men were arrested on Friday for their alleged roles in the murder of Emile Brin, whose unrecognizable body was found in his mother’s burned-out car in Ham’s Bluff about 14 months ago, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Akeem Stanley, 26, was arrested by members of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man is in the hospital in St. Thomas tonight after shots were fired near a Scotiabank branch near Frenchtown just after the bank opened, authorities said. Police were dispatched to Altona and Welgunst, vicinity of Scotiabank of shots being discharged, about 9:01 a.m. today, the Virgin

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