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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who told police that he had sexual intercourse with a woman he met at a party whom he knew to be inebriated has been arrested and charged with rape, authorities said. Rahmeek “OPM” Jackson, 22, of Candido Guadalupe Terrace, was arrested at 10 p.m.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works said today that Main Street will be closed between Hublot and the Grand Hotel tomorrow from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. The road closures will allow “the contractor to pressure wash and clean the newly installed Eurocobble pavers,” DPW spokeswoman Renee Exius

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CRUZ BAY — The St. John cat burglar who entered people’s homes in the wee hours of the night and stole valuables has been arrested, authorities said. Khalid Smith, 22, of Estate Bellvue, was arrested at 5:30 a.m. Thursday and charged with first-degree burglary, using a weapon during the commission of

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PHILADELPHIA — A federal appellate court has affirmed former Ranger American Guard Clement Bougouneau’s conviction, and said there is sufficient evidence to prove he stole $70,000 from an ATM on St. John two days before Hurricane Irma devastated the island. Bougouneau, 53, is currently incarcerated at the Residential Reentry Management field

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. John man was given two years in federal prison for transporting an illegal resident via ferry to St. Thomas, authorities said. Courtney Matthias was sentenced today on his conviction for transporting an illegal alien, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. U.S. District Court Judge Robert

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Attorney’s Office encourages everyone to observe Law Enforcement Appreciation Day by saluting our law enforcement officers this Saturday. “Local and federal law enforcement officers are our first responders whenever our communities are threatened by criminal activity, natural disasters, or other public safety emergencies,” U.S. Attorney

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works is asking St. Thomas residents to refrain from using Mafolie Road tomorrow and Monday. “The road will be closed for 30-minute intervals throughout the workday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to allow the contractor to install 24-inch storm drain pipes,” DPW

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WASHINGTON — The chaos in the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday unfolded after President Donald Trump spent weeks whipping his supporters into a frenzy with false allegations of fraud in the November 3 election, culminating in a call to march to the building that represents U.S. democracy. Trump, who has refused

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SAN JUAN — With the holiday season ending, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) operations in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands are reiterating  their consumer alert for counterfeit and pirated goods with regard to online shopping.   The San Juan Field Office, which is responsible for multiple ports of entry in Puerto Rico

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas resident was charged with rape after a domestic violence incident, authorities said. Justin J.T. Diaz, 31 of Hospital Ground, was arrested at 2 p.m. today and charged with third-degree rape—domestic violence, unlawful sexual contact, disturbance of the peace by threats—domestic violence, simple assault—domestic violence

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