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WANTED: Lafayette Emanuel  FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said that it needs your help to find a 22-year-old St. Croix man wanted for questioning in connection with an incident of domestic violence. Police are looking for Lafayette Emanuel, Jr. of Frederiksted after being accused of second-degree assault-domestic

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SAN JUAN — A UPS employee is facing charges related to an alleged Puerto Rico-based cocaine distribution scheme. Jorge Carrasquillo-Ortiz, 41, of Toa Baja, Puerto Rico, appeared in Boston’s federal court on Monday. According to the U.S. Attorney’s office, on multiple occasions, he accepted “large amounts of cash” in exchange

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A woman on St. Thomas told police that she woke up early Monday morning to find a man inside her residence with a gun. On Monday, August 15, police met with a woman at the Schneider Regional Medical Center about a sexual assault.  The woman told police

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DIED NEAR BEACH: Horace Turnbull CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An 81-year-old St. Thomas man was found dead and lying face down on the beach at John Brewers Bay early Friday morning, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On Thursday, August 11 about 8:10 p.m., the daughter-in-law of Horace Turnbull

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HUNG JURY: James Edward Nibbs CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Prosecutors will be refiling charges against James E. Nibbs, Jr after his trial ended in a hung jury late Friday morning. After hearing two days of testimony and after deliberating for five hours, jurors returned to the courtroom just before noon and

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       DENIED BAIL: Tahira Charles CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Tahira Charles will remain behind bars pending trial, V.I. Superior Court Judge James Carroll III ruled on Wednesday. Charles, 32, of Bovoni, is charged with one count each of first-degree murder, first-degree assault, third-degree assault, unauthorized possession of a firearm

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SHOT DEAD: Ofc. Lesha Lammy CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp held a joint press conference with Police Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr. to announce that two off-duty police officers had been shot to death on a Frederiksted beach on Thursday afternoon. The bodies of 30-year-old Lesha Lammy and 28-year-old Kai

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 51-year-old native of Ghana who pimped out her underage daughter in a sex-for-money scheme was given 10 years in prison by a federal judge on Thursday. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez sentenced Jenifer Bowen-Dodoo, 51, and Lennox Phillips, 58, to 120 and 130 months in prison,

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      ON TRIAL: Azamba Galloway CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A jury has been seated to hear the trial of a St. Thomas man who is accused of pointing a gun at a police officer during a foot chase. During jury selection on Monday, the judge and attorneys waded through

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MISSING SINCE JUNE: Jerome Christian CHRISTIANSTED — Police are asking for the public’s help to find out if they have seen a 31-year-old St. Croix man who has been missing since June. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said that Jerome Christian was last seen during the month of June

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