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CRUZ BAY — A tourist from Georgia drowned while snorkeling in St. John on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. David Cohen, 56, of Atlanta was pronounced dead at Schneider Regional Medical Center at 6 p.m., about three hours after his body was pulled from the waters off Trunk Bay, a police

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SAN JUAN — Authorities dismantled a transnational drug trafficking organization that used the U.S. Postal Service to purchase and traffic drug shipments to and from Puerto Rico, highlighting how vulnerabilities in mailing services can help facilitate criminal activities. Agents from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Immigration and Customs

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man faces 22 years in prison if convicted on marijuana smuggling and illegal gun charges. Le’Quan Registe, 24, of St. Thomas was arrested on an indictment charging him with possession with the intent to distribute marijuana and possession of a firearm during a drug

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man faces up to 65 years in prison if convicted of crack cocaine, robbery and illegal gun charges. Ricardo Belgara, 49, of St. Thomas was arrested on an indictment charging him with two counts of possession with the intent to distribute crack cocaine and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man faces as much as 20 years in prison for allegedly selling crack cocaine on island four times. Delroy Tatum, Jr., 53, of St. Thomas was arrested on a federal indictment charging him with four counts of possession with the intent to distribute crack

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[ad name=”HTML-133″] [ad name=”HTML-134″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — The FBI has raided a government office in Puerto Rico’s capital to seize documents and other items as part of an investigation into alleged fraud. Special agent in charge Douglas Leff said federal investigators are also looking into potential obstruction of the investigation. According

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man has been arrested on domestic violence-related charges after he allegedly slapped a woman and hit her in the chest in at least two separate incidents. Jose C. Acosta, 55, was arrested at 6:15 p.m. on Monday and charged with two counts of simple assault

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FREDERIKSTED — An Antigua man who was shot to death at a West End bar last month was using an alias to conceal his true identity, authorities said. Ulcier “Fire” Crump aka “Brandon Nesbitt,” 33, was killed after gunshots rang out at the El Rincon Bar on September 29. Two people on

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MID-ISLAND ST. CROIX — A high school student who attacked a teacher on Thursday was found to have a loaded handgun in his bag, authorities said. On Thursday, October 11, 2018, at approximately 2:05 p.m., 911 Emergency Call Center was notified of a possession of an unlicensed firearm that was

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CHRISTIANSTED — The National Crime Prevention Council has designated the month of October as Crime Prevention Month.  The theme for 2018 is “Celebrating communities that are making a difference.” The Virgin Islands Police Department’s Crime Prevention Bureau said it “will acknowledge and celebrate the practice of crime prevention, while promoting awareness

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