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FREDERIKSTED — Police Commissioner Trevor A. Velinor and the Virgin Islands Office of Highway Safety (VIOHS) announced the launch their high-visibility enforcement campaign beginning July 1 to September 30. High-visibility enforcement is designed to deter people from driving after consuming alcoholic beverages, controlled substances, and prescription medication. The Virgin Islands

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Health Department peace officer said a St. Croix native black woman called him names and allegedly spit on him in a time of coronavirus — and was arrested. A white man alleged accomplice was arrested a day later. Nathalie Hollins, 51, of Estate Morningstar, was arrested about

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man accused of murder in March of 2018 was roaming free to try to kill someone again yesterday. The 911 Emergency Call Center received notification of shots fired in the Ruby M. Rouss Housing Community at 9:44 p.m. Monday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man faces stiff charges after being accused of choking, sodomizing and raping a woman last week, authorities said. Stuart Drew, 41, of Strawberry Hill, was arrested at 2:52 p.m. Thursday and charged with first-degree rape-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “The victim in

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix woman who stalked her former boyfriend and allegedly assaulted his current girlfriend with spray after first throwing a drink on him was arrested by police, authorities said. Edeikah Jacobs, 22, of Work & Rest was arrested about 11:00 p.m. Saturday and charged with domestic violence

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was held up in a popular condo row-area restaurant in broad daylight and then assaulted because he didn’t have any money to give the would-be robber on Sunday afternoon, authorities said. It is the second broad daylight armed robbery to take place at Breezez

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LONDON — British financial institutions that benefited from slavery such as Lloyd’s of London should go further than saying sorry for their role in the Atlantic slave trade and atone for their sins by funding Caribbean development, the region’s countries said. At least 10 million Africans were shackled into the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An alleged St. Thomas armed robber has been arrested in Maryland and will be brought back to the territory to face charges that he stole $2,000 from a barber shop at gunpoint with an accomplice here, authorities said. Shemar Coward, 20, of Water Bay Condos, was arrested

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KINGSHILL — A St. Croix man who violated a Superior Court restraining order by texting his former girlfriend has been arrested by police, authorities said. Hasani J. Hippolyte, 25, of Bethlehem New Works, was arrested at 5:51 p.m. Saturday and charged with contempt of court-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas airport traveler who packed a gun and ammunition into his checked luggage admitted to his guilt in federal court on Wednesday, authorities said. Wayne Smith pled guilty in U.S. District Court to causing a firearm to be present in a federal facility, U.S. Attorney

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