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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix bartender who was a fugitive from justice in the Pacific Northwest of the United States was arrested on drug and gun-related charges on Wednesday, authorities said. Troy Patterson, 51, of St. Croix, appeared in U.S. District Court in Golden Rock for an initial appearance after his arrest

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Virgin Islands Police Department officer was charged today with a variety of abuse-of-power offenses, including bank fraud and identity theft, authorities said. Yomont King, Sr. has been charged with bank fraud, aggravated identity theft, and forgery, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. King made his initial appearance in federal

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix son whose mother told authorities she found a gun in his backpack after she dropped him off for a Superior Court appearance got three years in prison on Thursday. Serjio Alexander “Piri” Rijo-Feliz, 27, of Harbor View Apartments in Golden Rock, was sentenced to 36 months of

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CHRISTIANSTED — Roosevelt Dowling, 59, of St. Croix, was sentenced on Wednesday in U.S. District Court on one count of possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. Chief Judge Wilma A. Lewis sentenced Dowling to a prison term of 78 months (6.5 years), to be

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FREDERIKSTED — Two St. Croix men were arrested on Friday for their alleged roles in the murder of Emile Brin, whose unrecognizable body was found in his mother’s burned-out car in Ham’s Bluff about 14 months ago, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Akeem Stanley, 26, was arrested by members of

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was given 3.41 years in prison on Monday for being a person in possession of a firearm while under federal charges, authorities said. Ameade Williams, 24, of St. Croix, was sentenced to 41 months of incarceration for possession of a firearm while under indictment,

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FREDERIKSTED — A 30-year-old St. Croix woman is wanted for questioning by the VIPD in a second-degree assault case, authorities said. The Virgin Islands Police Department issued a “WANTED” poster on Donna Emmanuel of St. Croix today. Emmanuel was described by police as being a black woman with brown eyes,

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CHRISTIANSTED —  Four men have been confirmed wounded in a drive-by shooting in the Richmond area of St. Croix tonight, eyewitness and police reports say. All four injured men were taken to the Juan F. Luis Hospital for treatment, VIPD spokesman Glen Dratte told the Virgin Islands Free Press tonight.

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MID-ISLAND, St. Croix —  An elderly Estate Clifton Hill resident reported to police that he was viciously attacked by a pack of seven pit bulls belonging to his neighbor two days ago, authorities said. When police arrived on the scene after a 911 emergency dispatch call about 7 p.m. on

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CHRISTIANSTED — A 26-year-old St. Croix man who was found dead today on the ground near an elementary school in Sion Farm died from natural causes. That’s the word from the Virgin Islands Police Department about Raheem “Spare Ribs” Thomas of Sion Farm who was found dead early this morning.

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