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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — When a verbal argument escalated a St. Thomas man allegedly punched another man with brass knuckles in the face 16 days ago. Jeffrey Berroa Figueroa, 23. was arrested at 4:58 p.m. Friday and charged with third-degree assault, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The incident took place

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix woman told police that when she asked her boyfriend to take her to work — he took her to a popular tourist spot and assaulted her instead. Aaron C. Chiang, 24 of Spring Garden was arrested and charged with false imprisonment, kidnapping and simple assault

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department’s Special Operations Bureau conducted a traffic stop in Sion Farm on Wednesday. When the SOB pulled over a vehicle with no license plate about 6:07 p.m. Wednesday, Kimani A. Chiverton was asked for his registration documents. Instead of providing the documents as requested

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested Wednesday and charged with raping a Seattle woman while she was visiting the island in early December, authorities said. Juan Grant, 27, was arrested on a warrant issued by the Seattle Police Department and charged with first-degree rape and first-degree unlawful

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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Puerto Rican law enforcement took 29 people from the Dominican Republic into custody Tuesday who were trying to enter the United States illegally, according to a Coast Guard press release. Two of the men are being

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested after police said he took a woman’s cell phone and pitched it into the road. Ruben George, 33, of Charlotte Amalie was arrested Friday and charged with destruction of property-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The woman told police

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Paul “Bogus” Girard and ten members of his criminal organization on St. Croix were indicted Thursday under the provisions of the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organization (RICO) Act by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) by a federal grand jury sitting in St. Thomas. A new 47-count

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department said that it is “aware of information being shared on social media in which an individual reported being followed by a white sedan which  tried to stop her with WHITE  strobe lights on and she felt her life was in danger.” “The VIPD is

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Dominican Republic bar owner was shot to death at the Peace and Love Bar on Market Street in downtown on Thursday night. Juana Mateo Perez, 42, of Santo Domingo was identified as the woman shot to death when an unidentified masked man ran into the bar and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A teenage girl who ran away from Seaview Adolescent facility 11 days ago has been found safe and sound by authorities. Hilary Paris, 16, of Bolongo Bay was found in the rear of The Knolls at Contant sometime after 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Virgin Islands Police Department

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