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SANTO DOMINGO — The discovery of a dismembered body of a woman this week in the Dominican Republic has put the spotlight on high levels of femicides in a country where one woman has been killed every two days in June alone. The victim was Dominga Bautista Lora, 35, whose

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ARRESTED: Syed Zain Gilani at the Boston offices of Safr in Massachusetts on Friday afternoon. BOSTON — The attorney for the man accused of being the mastermind of a five-year $2 million scam that allegedly defrauded the Virgin Islands government of Real ID funds says that his arrests on territorial

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ACCUSED OF OFFICIAL CORRUPTION BY V.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL WALKER: Jerris Browne CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Justice said Monday that it has filed public corruption charges against two former Bureau of Motor Vehicles officials and a local business owner, in relation to issues connected to the implementation

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The Virgin Islands public has been informed that there were recent arrests of three individuals on corruption charges involving the alleged misuse of over $2 million in federal funds associated with the REAL ID program. The individuals arrested, of course, will have their day in court and are entitled to

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ARRESTED IN FAYETTEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Hubert “Blackest” Lee, Jr. FAYETTEVILLE — Federal authorities successfully closed in on East End carjacking-rape suspect Hubert Lee Jr. on Monday. Lee, 22, was captured by U.S. Marshals in North Carolina and taken into custody based on a bench warrant issued by the Superior Court

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DIRTY BUSINESS: A 2015 Newsweek article told the detailed account of an undercover sting operation in the Dominican Republic; a former CIA agent and United States diplomat, posed with an undercover team as tourists looking to buy sex with children in the northern beach town of Sosúa. SANTO DOMINGO —

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said a St. Thomas man was shot to death in his car on Saturday afternoon. Jahkima Moore, 32, was killed Saturday afternoon in a fatal drive-by shooting on Scott Free Road, the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said. According to the police, at 5:54 p.m. Saturday

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ARRESTED: Miseala Melendez of F’sted FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix woman was arrested over the weekend on charges that she “slashed” the face of another woman in a local nightclub. Misaela Melendez,22, of Frederiksted was arrested by member of the Criminal Investigation Bureau on Saturday based on a bench warrant

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ARRESTED: Tasanique Murrel CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On Wednesday, June 15, 2017 officers along with the Criminal Investigation Team were notified to travel to Home Depot, St. Thomas, in reference to an employee who embezzled money. Contact was made with the Lost Prevention manager who stated that he was notified of

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ARRESTED: Troy Ettienne of Lovenlund CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who was arrested by police for armed robbery in February — was arrested again four month later — this time for allegedly using counterfeit bills to buy pizza. Troy Ettienne, 28, of Estate Lovelund was arrested after the

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