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CHRISTIANSTED — A status report on the investigation of millions of dollars lost through alleged wire transfers, credit card records, copies of professional contracts and transcripts from board meetings are among the information Senator Kenneth Gittens has requested from the leadership of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority. Senator

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A badly-wounded gunshot victim crawled into a St. Thomas fire station last night and was still alive when police arrived but ultimately died in the hospital after being shot in the neck, authorities said. Virgin Islands Police Department Officers of the Richard N. Callwood Command and Criminal

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CHRISTIANSTED — Two Pennsylvania brothers who were found dead in Mary’s Fancy St. Croix on Monday morning died of alcohol poisoning, according to official and unofficial reports. One brother, 69-year-old John Rapine, owned a home in Estate Mary’s Fancy and was an employee of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

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CHRISTIANSTED — A 45-year-old St. Croix man avoided federal prosecution on multiple drug charges by agreeing to a lesser charge in a plea bargain to illegal gun possession charges only, authorities said. United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that Ladislau Concepcion, Jr., of St. Croix, pleaded guilty today

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CHRISTIANSTED —  Police are investigating the mysterious simultaneous deaths of two Pennsylvania brothers whose bodies were discovered late Monday morning at a Queen’s Quarter-area home on St. Croix. No foul play is suspected, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call about 11:09 a.m. Monday for a “welfare check” on

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Missouri man was arrested in a federal sting operation using a gay porn phone application after he sexted an undercover agent he thought was a 14-year-old boy, authorities said. Roger Black, 48, now a resident of St. Croix, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon for an initial

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FREDERIKSTED — Detectives from the Virgin Islands Police Department Economic Crimes Unit along with members of the Intel Unit executed an arrest warrant on a St. Croix man yesterday morning. Tracy Phillip Willie, 47, was arrested about 10:48 a.m. on Thursday and charged with identity theft, grand larceny, petit larceny, obtaining

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police arrested four people Wednesday afternoon after a “high-speed chase” that ended near Charlotte Amalie High School, with shots being fired at officers in the process. Virgin Islands Police Department spokesman Karl Caesar said that an initial call reported shots fired in the Bovoni area. A “high-speed

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Jeffrey Epstein’s armed guards and the sharp rocks that lie beneath the turquoise waters glistening around his “Virgin Island” have long deterred boaters from the area, but curiosity has overcome concern since the financier apparently killed himself in jail as he awaited trial in New York on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Police Department patrol officers, the Criminal Investigation Bureau detectives, and Crime Scene Technicians responded to a 911 call of an armed robbery at the Galaxy Sports Bar in Smith Bay on St. Thomas about 11:39 p.m. Tuesday. It is the second armed robbery of the

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