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CHRISTIANSTED — Police need your help tonight to find a missing man on St. Croix. Johnny “Kountry” Encarnacion, 49, was reported missing by family members earlier this week. Encarnacion is an Hispanic male who stands 5-feet, 10-inches tall and weighs about 160 pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes and

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SAN JUAN — A Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan crew rescued two men Tuesday and recovered the body one other from the water, after they were dragged by the strong currents just off a Condado beach in Puerto Rico. The two survivors were Good Samaritans, one a local surfer

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Virgin Islands National Guard water purification specialist has been charged with beating his girlfriend after a dispute, authorities said Kimanie B. King, Sr., 25, of Estate Lerkenlund, was arrested at 1:01 p.m. Wednesday and charged with simple assault and battery-domestic violence and disturbance of the peace, the

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CHRISTIANSTED — Firefighters on St. Croix responded to three-alarm fire near Watergut on Tuesday morning, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched Virgin Islands Fire Service personnel from the Herbert L. Canegata Fire Station (Richmond) to a reported structure fire at the Ruby M. Rouse Housing Community about 7:10

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating after a female minor was found unconscious near a popular St. Thomas Wyndham resort pool hours after her family members reported her missing Tuesday night, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to the Margaritaville Vacation Club in Smith Bay regarding a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — V.I. Attorney General Denise George announced today the arrest of Jahmir Victor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Virgin Islands Department of Justice (VIDOJ) special agents for multiple firearms charges related to the unlawful importation, sale, failure to declare and register, and the Criminally Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (CICO)

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man wanted on rape charges since last month has been arrested by police, authorities said. Carl Gumbs, 30, of Oswald Harris Court, was arrested at 4:23 p.m. Monday and charged with first-degree rape and first-degree unlawful sexual contact, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

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SAN JUAN — A Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan crew rescued two persons Sunday, who were caught in the currents just off a Condado area beach in Puerto Rico. Rescued were a man, 56, and a woman, 27, from Puerto Rico, after the man, who was a bystander and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Despite a guilty plea, a St. Thomas man faces 20 years in prison for knocking over a jewelry store near Drake’s Passage on the downtown waterfront, authorities said. Jamari S. Benjamin appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller in the U.S. District Court and entered a guilty

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix woman convicted in a jury trial for her part in a complex tax fraud scheme was given 3.75 years in prison by a federal judge, authorities said. Jacinta Gussie, 59, of Frederiksted, was given that sentence by U.S. District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on

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