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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was arrested Tuesday on illegal gun possession charges after a routine traffic stop, authorities said. James Rock, Jr. of Estate Grove Place was arrested Tuesday and charged with carrying firearms openly or concealed, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Officers conducted a traffic stop

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was arrested Monday after police said he choked his girlfriend in an act of domestic violence. Vernon Sackey, Jr., 21, of Golden Rock, was arrested at 3:20 p.m. Monday and charged with second-degree assault—domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Sackey is accused

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Starting on Monday, Garden Street will be closed to north and south bound traffic between Main Street and Back Street in St. Thomas, the Public Works Department said. This closure will allow the contractor, Island Roads, to install the remaining ACO drainage system, base slab, Eurocobble pavers,

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CRUZ BAY — An elderly St. John woman took a hammer to her boyfriend and would not let him leave her house on Monday, authorities said. Carmen H. Martie, 63, of Estate Pastory was arrested at 7:30 a.m. Monday and charged with false imprisonment-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was shot after a silver sedan with four men wearing clown masks drove-up to him and opened fire on Sunday afternoon, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to a discharging of shots in the Gallows Bay business district at 5:07 p.m.

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WASHINGTON — The Virgin Islands National Guard arrived Sunday at the National Capital Region to support federal and District authorities leading up to the 59th Presidential Inauguration. Virgin Islands soldiers and airmen join other states, territories to the District of Columbia to support law enforcement agencies to ensure a safe transition

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas woman who was savagely beaten and raped downtown remains in critical condition due to the injuries she sustained early Sunday morning, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to Sub Base in reference to an unresponsive female lying in the roadway at

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents arrested one Puerto Rican boat captain for attempting to smuggle more than $100,000 in cash by sea to St. Thomas. Blas Sebastian Panzardi Davila of San Juan, appeared Friday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller for an initial appearance after his

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix senator made a site visit to the Police Athletic League’s headquarters in Estate Whim to do an assessment of the condition of the property on Friday. Senator Javan James met with VIPD officer Roland Richardson and Renholdt “Rookie” Jackson at PAL’s headquarters to discuss pending

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FREDERIKSTED — A former Medicaid eligibility supervisor for the Virgin Islands Human Services Department was charged Friday with lying on government forms to obtain Medicaid benefits that she was not eligible to receive, according to a warrant for her arrest. Kathleen M. Gussie was charged with embezzlement by a public

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