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ARRESTED: Craig Francis of St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas native who police said was mentally ill attacked his mother at the apartment they shared and eventually beat her to death early today, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). Craig Francis, 40, of Amalie Terrace was

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FREDERIKSTED – Local police will be patrolling St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix roadways on Christmas weekend and cracking down on aggressive and drunken driving as part of a nation-wide initiative to reduce traffic injuries and deaths. Operation C.A.R.E. – or Combined Accident Reduction Effort – Lifesaver Weekend runs

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ARRESTED: Simon Hodge of St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On December 20, 2016, at about 9:07 p.m., police patrol units from Richard Callwood Command traveled to the Havensight area after a citizen reported a disturbance at Smoking Rooster Sports Bar, according to police. The Investigation Units traveled to the area

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Sen. Marvin Blyden (left) and Lt. Gov. Potter greet the new grads. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) graduated a new class of recruits on Monday. The commencement exercise was held at the SFC Leonard B. Francis Armory in Estate Nazareth St. Thomas where sixteen Peace Officers

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 52-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested after police said that he burglarized a home in Rock City, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On December 18, 2016, Laxton Herbert was arrested and charged with Attempted Burglary and Destruction of Property after investigation revealed that

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TELLING QUESTION: How many Virgin Islands babies will have to be shot to death by drug gangsters before Gov. Ken Mapp fires always late-to-work Police Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr? CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Authorities here said Thursday that an 18-month-old Contant Knolls girl was shot and killed while riding in a

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CHRISTIANSTED — A 53-year-old St. Croix boat owner is in custody today after being accused of trying to shoot the owner of St. Croix Marine over a payment dispute. Police said that Festus Pemberton had been arrested after allegedly firing at least one gunshot on the grounds of St. Croix

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police on St. Thomas are requesting the community’s assistance in locating a missing minor. Christopher David Jr., age 17, ran away from the custody of Human Services on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 wearing a turquoise t-shirt, black shinny jeans, and gray sneakers. Christopher David Jr., is a

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BUSTED! Sherifa Petersen of St. Croix FREDERIKSTED — A 28-year-old St. Croix woman was taken into custody by Virgin Islands authorities for allegedly trying to smuggle marijuana into the Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility — a prison that has been plagued by illegal contraband issues under four locally-elected territorial governors

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TOO SMUG?: Wanted accused murderer Treson Stephens CHARLOTTE AMALIE — As reported in the territory exclusively by the Virgin Islands Free Press on November 30, Treson Stephens was arrested on a warrant issued by the Superior Court. Treson Stephens was identified as the third individual involved in the fatal shooting

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