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CRUZ BAY — For the first time ever, British police are assisting the VIPD in the investigation into the disappearance of a 41-year-old woman who went missing from a catamaran in St. John more than three weeks ago. Sarm Heslop vanished from the Siren Song, a 47-foot yacht owned and

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man told police he had just driven outside the gate to his Company Quarter residence when a white car with a gunman inside appeared and shot him multiple times early this morning, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call of shots fired

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police are investigating a shooting of an unidentified man that took place near a vodka distillery in Sion Farm late this afternoon, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to Sion Farm near the Lew Muckle Elementary School, in reference to a shooting about 5:20 p.m.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating a shooting at a Contant bar that left two men seriously injured — one of them critically — on Wednesday night, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to the Schneider Regional Medical Center in reference to two gunshot victims at 8:54

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CHRISTIANSTED — A South Carolina man was arrested on rape and illegal gun charges on St. Croix late Wednesday morning, authorities said. Timothy A. Morgan, 24, of Charleston, S.C. was arrested at 11:14 a.m. Wednesday and charged with first-degree rape, unauthorized possession of a firearm and possession of ammunition, the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police need your help to find a suspect wanted for a burglary at a St. Thomas hotel earlier this month, authorities said. Jean Connor,39, of no fixed address, is wanted in connection to a burglary that took place on March 11 in the area of Palms Court

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix woman who stole more than $40,000 in other people’s U.S. Virgin Islands income tax refunds has been given a sentence of less than one year in prison, authorities said. Sheba Rashida Young, 44, of St. Croix, was sentenced yesterday in federal court to ten months

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CRUZ BAY — The U.S. Coast Guard has confirmed that officials issued several citations to yacht captain Ryan Bane — including “obstruction of a boarding” — but there is still no sign of British woman Sarm Heslop, who was reported missing from Bane’s vessel on March 8. According to Virgin

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SAN JUAN – The Coast Guard, as a public safety measure, is advising the public to stay away and not enter the Cayo Cardona lighthouse in Ponce, Puerto Rico. The facilities at the United States Coast Guard Isla de Cardona Light sustained significant damage as a result of the 2020

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A former Popular Bank employee who used St. Thomas customers’ personal information to obtain fraudulent debit cards and siphon at least $50,000 from their accounts over the course of a year has been convicted of bank fraud, authorities said. Natasha Seetaram, 38, of Jacksonville, pleaded guilty to

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