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NEW YORK — A psychologist at the federal detention center in New York City where financier Jeffrey Epstein was jailed on sex-trafficking charges had approved his removal from suicide watch before he killed himself, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday. The disclosure came in a letter dated on Thursday

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man has been arrested twice in two weeks on similar, but unrelated charges, authorities said. Virgin Islands Police Department officers of the Criminal Investigation Bureau arrested Elieser Edwards, 19, of Building 8 at Paul M. Pearson Gardens on St. Thomas and charged him with

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CHRISTIANSTED — The 911 Emergency Call Center received reports at about 7:42 p.m. Thursday of shots being fired in the Estate Catherine’s Rest area of St. Croix. authorities said. Callers stated to 911 that one man was shot and on the ground. Shortly after calls came in from Juan Luis Hospital that three patients

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A badly-wounded gunshot victim crawled into a St. Thomas fire station last night and was still alive when police arrived but ultimately died in the hospital after being shot in the neck, authorities said. Virgin Islands Police Department Officers of the Richard N. Callwood Command and Criminal

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CHRISTIANSTED — Two Pennsylvania brothers who were found dead in Mary’s Fancy St. Croix on Monday morning died of alcohol poisoning, according to official and unofficial reports. One brother, 69-year-old John Rapine, owned a home in Estate Mary’s Fancy and was an employee of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

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CHRISTIANSTED — A 45-year-old St. Croix man avoided federal prosecution on multiple drug charges by agreeing to a lesser charge in a plea bargain to illegal gun possession charges only, authorities said. United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that Ladislau Concepcion, Jr., of St. Croix, pleaded guilty today

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CHRISTIANSTED —  Police are investigating the mysterious simultaneous deaths of two Pennsylvania brothers whose bodies were discovered late Monday morning at a Queen’s Quarter-area home on St. Croix. No foul play is suspected, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call about 11:09 a.m. Monday for a “welfare check” on

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Missouri man was arrested in a federal sting operation using a gay porn phone application after he sexted an undercover agent he thought was a 14-year-old boy, authorities said. Roger Black, 48, now a resident of St. Croix, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon for an initial

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FREDERIKSTED — Detectives from the Virgin Islands Police Department Economic Crimes Unit along with members of the Intel Unit executed an arrest warrant on a St. Croix man yesterday morning. Tracy Phillip Willie, 47, was arrested about 10:48 a.m. on Thursday and charged with identity theft, grand larceny, petit larceny, obtaining

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police arrested four people Wednesday afternoon after a “high-speed chase” that ended near Charlotte Amalie High School, with shots being fired at officers in the process. Virgin Islands Police Department spokesman Karl Caesar said that an initial call reported shots fired in the Bovoni area. A “high-speed

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