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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix woman convicted in a jury trial for her part in a complex tax fraud scheme was given 3.75 years in prison by a federal judge, authorities said. Jacinta Gussie, 59, of Frederiksted, was given that sentence by U.S. District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on

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PORT-AU-PRINCEi — A powerful Haitian gang leader said Friday he is easing a chokehold on fuel deliveries that has caused a growing crisis for hospitals, gas stations and even water supplies across the nation’s capital. G9 gang leader Jimmy “Barbecue” Chérizier held a news conference to announce a seven-day reprieve

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CHRISTIANSTED — V.I. Attorney General Denise N. George announced that Adan Garza Jr. of St. Croix was arrested this evening at the King Christian Hotel by Special Agents of the Virgin Islands Dept. of Justice (VIDOJ) after the agents were alerted that Garza was a fugitive from justice and wanted

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Puerto Rican man who falsely claimed that hundreds of thousands of dollars he was smuggling on a boat to St. Thomas were legitimately earned “giving tourists diving tours” faces five years in prison, authorities said. Blas Sebastian Panzardi Davila, 38, of San Juan pleaded guilty in

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KINGSHILL — V.I. Attorney General Denise George announced the filing of a motion to revoke the release of 26-year-old Dasha Graham who was arrested while on release for other violent criminal charges. Graham, arrested on November 10, 2021, was advised of his rights today in V.I. Superior Court on St.

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KINGSHILL — Police need your help today to find a St. Croix man wanted for attempted murder, rape and burglary, authorities said. Jediah Lockhart, 36, of Castle Burke, is wanted for attempted murder, first-degree rape, and third-degree burglary, the Virgin Islands Police Department said today.. Lockhart is a Black male

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was charged after a sexual assault on a woman at a Long Bay-area hotel last month, authorities said. Joseph E. Hodge, 83, of Frenchman’s Bay, was arrested at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and charged with first-degree unlawful sexual contact, the Virgin Islands Police Department

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FREDERIKSTED — U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert of the District of the Virgin Islands announced that a Georgia man pleaded guilty in federal court today to possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute. According to court documents, Ra’Kheel Velasquez, 24, of Georgia traveled to St. Croix on

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FREDERIKSTED — U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced that a St. Augustine woman was arrested on November 6, 2021 in St. Croix on criminal charges relating to her travel to St. Croix from Charlotte, North Carolina via commercial airline on November 6, According to court documents, she possessed two checked

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard repatriated 66 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Sunday near Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages in Mona Passage waters between the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. The aircrew of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Marine Enforcement

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