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ARRESTED ON ST. CROIX: LESTER ROBERTS [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — Police arrested two St. Croix men as part of a cold case murder investigation dating back to 2013. Shoy Nixon, 30, and Lester Roberts, 29, were arrested between 12:30 and 1 p.m. Wednesday on an arrest warrant

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] GEORGETOWN — Pirate attacks around Caribbean and South American waters are growing, and violence is increasingly used during robberies committed on vessels at anchor, a report showed today. The Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) non-profit group recorded 71 incidents in the Caribbean and Latin America in

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CRUZ BAY — Police said a man who doesn’t know how his skull cracked open during an incident of violence in St. John will have to be air evacuated off-island for medical treatment to save his life. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said the

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE –– Police said a recovery worker ignored local government warnings and swam at the only beach closed to the public for environmental reasons — and drowned. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said it will not release the name of the Louisiana man

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SENTENCED TO TWO YEARS IN PRISON: KINIA BLYDEN CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The 2011 St. John Festival queen has been ordered to serve at least two years in prison for her role in a massive cocaine trafficking operation. The former beauty queen, Kinia Blyden, was one of a dozen people who

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was shot to death and a woman injured by a gunshot early Saturday in Castle Coakley, the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said. Adrián Agustin, 28, was identified by next of kin as being the dead man, the VIPD said. According

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who allegedly robbed a male victim at gunpoint on Commandant Gade Thursday morning was arrested by police shortly afterwards. Arthur Greaves, 19, was arrested by the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) at 2 p.m. Thursday and charged with first-degree robbery, first-degree assault, grand

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Coast Guard search and rescue crews are still looking for a crew member of the cruise ship MSC Seaside who went overboard about eight nautical miles southeast of St. Thomas. The cruise ship was transiting from St. Maarten to San Juan, Puerto Rico

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Starting salaries for Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers will officially increase on May 21, 2018. Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he has formally authorized Division of Personnel Director Milton Potter to adjust the base pay for police officers from $30,715 to

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] AUGUSTA, Ga. — A wedding trip almost turned deadly for one couple while in Puerto Rico after a robbery went horribly wrong.  The husband, who took a bullet for his wife, is now undergoing treatment for a severed spine. The Tylers married last April.  But never

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