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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – After a two-day trial and one day of deliberation a federal jury found former St. Croix Senator Wayne James guilty of official government corruption charges. James, 56, formerly of the Virgin Islands Legislature, was found guilty of wire fraud and theft of federal program funds, United States

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SENTENCED TO ONE YEAR: INDICA GREENIDGE [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix woman was given one year in prison by a federal court on Wednesday for her admitted role in a tax fraud scheme. Indica Greenidge, 27, was sentenced before U.S. District Court Chief Judge Wilma

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CHRISTIANSTED – Two more Venezuelan nationals admitted in federal court today that they tried to smuggle at least 357 pounds of marijuana into the region. Jesus Garcia, 35, and Jhoan Gomez, 28, each pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to one count of possession of a controlled substance on board

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U.S. COAST GUARD CUTTER DONALD HORSLEY (FILE PHOTO) CHRISTIANSTED – A Venezuelan native admitted in federal court today to trying to smuggle about 357 pounds of marijuana into the region. Juan Rodriguez, 26, of Venezuela, pled guilty in U.S. District Court to one count of possession of a controlled substance

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ARRESTED AND CHARGED FOR ALLEGEDLY BEATING HIS GIRLFRIEND WITH A BASEBALL BAT: JOHN PETERSEN, 63, OF ST. THOMAS. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St.. Thomas woman told police that her boyfriend came home drunk and beat her with a baseball bat last week. John Petersen, 63,

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ARRESTED ON SUNDAY: REBEKAH KELLY, 22, ON ST. CROIX FOR ALLEGED DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man told police his female friend attacked him with can of mace early Sunday morning. Rebekah Kelly, 22, was arrested about 5:05 a.m. Sunday and charged with

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MISSING FEMALE MINOR: LORENA ASCENCIO ON ST. CROIX IS SOUGHT BY THE VIPD [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department says it needs your help tonight to locate a missing female minor. Lorena Ascencio, 16, is 5-foot, 4-inches tall about 120 pounds with black hair,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Former St. Croix Senator Wayne James is set to go to trial on Monday to face federal corruption charges that he stole taxpayer money to pay for a personal trip to Europe. James, an attorney himself, has been successful in delaying the trail since he was arrested

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ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH FIRST-DEGREE RAPE: TESHAWN MILLS OF ST. THOMAS [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man told police he was at “a male acquaintance’s” house last month and after falling asleep, woke up only to find himself being sexually assaulted by the man. Teshawn

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Croix man was given 7.25 years in prison today by a federal judge for his role in a jewelry store heist on St. Thomas in January. Wahilli Nasco James, 23, got that sentence for his role in the armed robbery of the Gems and Gold

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