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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Puerto Rico native who tried to bribe a U.S. Customs agent in an effort to smuggle five Brazilians through the St. Thomas airport was sentenced to prison in federal court on Tuesday. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez sentenced Miguel Rodriguez-Ramirez, 45, of Puerto Rico, to 18 months’ imprisonment and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 20-year-old native of Georgia pleaded guilty in federal court to marijuana smuggling related charges on Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice said. Keenan Powell-Ryder of Gainesville, Ga. made that plea in U.S. District Court to possession with intent to distribute marijuana, according to U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe. According

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SAN JUAN — A 10-year-old boy has died after being shot in the head while at the pool of the best-known hotels in Puerto Rico. Police said today that the boy was killed following an argument between several men that ended in a shootout at the Hotel Caribe Hilton in San Juan. Police said

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    Former Senator Wayne James in Italy ROME — A former St. Croix senator has decided not to fight extradition after he was arrested in Italy on an international warrant accusing him of using $90,000 in public funds for personal use, his lawyer said today. Attorney Gianpaolo Ronsisvalle said Wayne

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     ARRESTED: Jashawn Peters CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 26-year-old St. Thomas man wanted for questioning in an attempted murder case involving two victims surrendered himself without incident to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). Jahshawn Peters turned himself in to police while accompanied by his family some time on Tuesday, the

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     WANTED: Jashawn Peters CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) says it needs your help to a 21-year-old St. Thomas man who is wanted for questioning in connection with a felony assault case. Jashawn Peters is wanted in connection with a first-degree felony assault that took place in the vicinity

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  Samuel “Sammy” McDonald CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) needs your help to locate Samuel “Sammy “McDonald who is wanted in connection with an armed robbery incident that took place in Sion Farm recently. On June 24, about 8:01 p.m., the father of a minor child reported that

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The public has been diligently calling the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) when they hear shots fired in their neighborhood. On St. Thomas, the reports have led to guns being taken off of the streets, but curiously, no arrests. On Friday June 24, at about 10:02 a.m.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 22-year-old St. Thomas man was shot to death at an Estate Thomas gas station late on Saturday night, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On Saturday June 25, about 11:03 p.m., several concerned citizens called police and reported that shots had been fired near the 1st Stop Gas

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ARRESTED: Pernell “P-Man” Towers of LBJ CHRISTIANSTED — A 30-year-old St. Croix man was arrested Sunday on suspicions that he is one of the people who has been robbing people on the Christiansted boardwalk. Police said that Pernell A. “P-Man” Towers Jr. of LBJ Housing in Estate Richmond was arrested

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