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CRUZ BAY — A Texas woman was arrested Friday on felony theft charges in St. John in connection to receiving stolen property, authorities said. Jennifer Northcutt, 53, of Richardson, Texas was arrested and charged with grand larceny and possession of stolen property, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The charges

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FREDERIKSTED — Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of 23-year-old Cesario Carmona Cadiz, Jr. that occurred in Campo Rico about 4:42 p.m. Thursday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Officers traveled to the area and found an unresponsive male victim with gunshot wounds,” VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said. “It

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department is advising the community to guard against telephone calls from scam artists posing as employees of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA). WAPA management has indicated that scammers are using a computerized system, using the Authority’s main telephone numbers, to

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man said he was sitting in his car on his property when he suddenly heard the sound of gunfire and had to take cover because his vehicle was strafed in a drive-by shooting on Monday night. Officers were dispatched to Grove Place, near the Eulalie

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FREDERIKSTED — The VIPD’s Economic Crime Unit arrested a Paradise woman on Tuesday evening for forgery and grand larceny in connection to a check kiting scheme, authorities said. Brittney Nicholas, ,21, of Louis E. Brown Villas, was arrested at 6:21 p.m. and charged with obtaining money by false pretense, passing forged

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who allegedly served alcohol to a minor and then touched her unappropriated has been arrested by detectives based on a warrant, authorities said. Kevin Moran, 47, of Estate Boetzberg, was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree unlawful sexual contact, aggravated assault & battery, simple

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SAN JUAN — The burned body of a 24-year-old tourist from Delaware was identified on Tuesday, three days after he and a friend were attacked following a drug purchase in a seaside San Juan district popular with visitors, Puerto Rico police said. Police Commissioner Antonio López Figueroa said Tariq Quadir

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three more U.S. Virgin Islands tourists have been arrested and charged with submitting altered COVID-19 tests to the territory’s online travel portal, but a Superior Court judge said it appears that two of the travelers may have been scammed by the people who administered their test. The

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SAN JUAN — Federal agents from Puerto Rico seized a record 2,500 kilos of cocaine off a man-made submarine from Colombia earlier this month. The vessel is the first of its kind to be intercepted in the Caribbean Sea, W. Stephen Muldrow, United States Attorney District of Puerto Rico, said in

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix woman was arrested on an illegal weapon charge after police investigating a robbery found a loaded gun inside her apartment, authorities said. Omolara Ngozi Simmonds, 40, of Concordia Manor, was arrested at 6:27 a.m. today and charged with carrying a firearm openly or concealed and

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