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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Government Employees Retirement System of the Virgin Islands is preparing a lawsuit against the financially-strapped Water and Power Authority for about $7.7 million in past due money. At issue are past due employees’ and employer’s contributions and employees’ loans as well interest on these sums. WAPA

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Underwear Clad Intruder Under Arrest For Attempted Murder After Shooting Father
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FREDERIKSTED — The underwear clad intruder who startled a homeowner in Whim Thursday was re-arrested early Saturday morning after violating the terms of his release. Jelani James, 44, while appearing before Superior Court Magistrate Judge Brow Ross, was released into the custody of his father during his advice of rights hearing

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Raj Darnell White Was Facing 17 Years In Prison For Gun Possession When Shot Dead
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KINGSHILL — Raj Darnell White — the St. Croix man shot dead washing his car late Monday afternoon in Barren Spot — was facing 17 years in prison on gun and ammunition possession charges in Superior Court, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. White, 21, of Estate Barren Spot,

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Lax Security At Superior Court Leads To Victim Being Threatened By 'Fathead' During Recess
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Superior Court marshals were not on top of their game when they allowed the victims of a crime to be threatened by the defendant during a court recess in St. Thomas late Wednesday afternoon. The victims told police they were present at the Alexander Farrelly Justice Complex about

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AG: VIDOJ Agents Arrest Ricardo Algarin In Florida For Financial Exploitation of Old Man
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Arrest Warrant issued for his sister, Lissette Felix KINGSHILL — V.I. Attorney General Denise George announces the arrest by V.I. Department of Justice (VIDOJ) Special Agents of a man charged with financial exploitation and defrauding an elderly man by taking advantage of the man’s deteriorated condition. VIDOJ Special agents arrested

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U.S. Marshals Service Tracked St. Croix Murder Suspect As He Fled From Iowa To California
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CHRISTIANSTED — Tyler Delroy Smith, 32, was arrested Monday by the Barstow Police Department and charged with first-degree murder, assault I the first degree, and third-degree assault, Acting U.S. Marshal Jeremy Honaker said today. Smith was arrested based on information obtained through joint investigative efforts of the Virgin Islands Police

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Williams Delight Man Accused Of Throwing Mother To Ground Over Possible Stolen Items
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FREDERIKSTED — Police are investigating after a St. Croix man was accused of throwing his mother to the ground after a verbal dispute in Williams Delight. Eduardo Torres Abreau, of Williams Delight, is charged with simple assault and battery-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The 911 Emergency Call

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St. Thomas Man Who Threatened Witnesses With Death Over Jail Phone Gets 2.75 Years
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who threatened trial witnesses with death before they were to testify against him in court got nearly three years in prison from a federal judge, authorities said. Yamini Potter, 36, of Charlotte Amalie, was sentenced to 33 months in prison for his convictions

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Jeffrey Epstein Estate Close To Settlement With Territorial Government
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KINGSHILL — Attorneys for the estate of notorious sex offender Jeffrey Epstein told a Superior Court judge this week that they are “extraordinarily close” to resolving a civil case filed by the government of the island territory against the late financier’s estate, once valued at over $650 million. “We’ve been having intense

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Paul M. Pearson Garden Residents Tip Off Police, Leading To Arrest Of 4 Gunmen: VIPD
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three men and an underage teen were arrested early Sunday after residents of Paul M. Pearson Garden called police and reported that the group was playing with firearms and that two of the suspects pointed their weapons at officers, authorities said.. In Superior Court Monday, Magistrate Judge

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