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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two Viequensians taking $100,000 cash to St. Thomas on a boat not using operational lights were arrested Monday and charged with smuggling. Julius Alvarez-Gonzalez, 31, and Jimmy Yovanny Garcia-Quinonez ,22, of Vieques, Puerto Rico, were arrested on criminal charges related to their alleged involvement in concealing or

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A male nurse with no criminal history is facing significant prison time after police say they found illegal guns in his apartment at Oswald Harris Court, as first reported in the Daily News. E’Jaiey Grant, 24, of Charlotte Amalie, was arrested Friday and charged with possession of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating an armed robbery at the shopping mall next to the WICO dock just before midnight on Friday, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police officers to the Havensight Mall at 11:43 p.m. Friday to investigate an armed robbery, the Virgin Islands Police

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested after federal authorities found 4,4 pounds of marijuana stashed in his luggage. Allany Peterson-Mendez, 25, of St. Thomas, was arrested on Friday at the Cyril E. King Airport on criminal charges related to his alleged possession of marijuana with intent to

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CHRISTIANSTED — The ringleader of a mother-and-daughter tax fraud scheme was given two more months in prison than her daughter by a federal judge. Patricia Henry, 52, was sentenced Friday to ten months in prison by U.S. District Court Judge Wilma Lewis on one count of conspiracy to defraud the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police continue to work towards consent decree compliance amid leadership changes at the department, and the death of court-appointed Independent Monitor Charles Gruber. Since the filing of the last report with the court, Commissioner Trevor Velinor has retired, and Governor Albert Bryan has nominated Ray Martinez as

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two St. Thomas men are claiming to be Arawak warriors in a bid to avoid jail time, as first reported in the Daily News. This controversy over indigenous affiliations has came to the forefront at Superior Court on St. Thomas recently, as two men say their rights

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CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix residents living in Golden Rock say their complaints about loud music have fallen upon the deaf ears of local police. Monica Shaw said in the private Facebook group “St. Croix Sync Tank” that she called 911 dispatchers based in Kingshill to report loud music blaring from

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating after a dead body was found in the road near the Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas on Saturday morning, authorities said. Joseph Jason Jackson, 49, was positively identified by relatives as the deceased, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The 911 Emergency

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man has been arrested on an illegal weapons charge, authorities said. E’Jaiey Grant, 23, of Oswald Harris Court, charging him with possession of an unlicensed firearm at 8:49 p.m. Friday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “During an inspection of a residence, police officers

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