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CHRISTIANSTED — For the third time in six days, a man was shot to death on St. Croix. Jelani “Banana Man” Pitman, 26, was shot multiple times at St. Croix Nails in the Golden Rock Shopping Center near Domino’s Pizza, Sterling Optical and Pueblo Supermarket about 6:45 p.m. on Thursday.

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FREDERIKSTED — Police said they need your help tonight to find a St. Croix man who is wanted for a domestic violence-related crime. Jose DeJesus Perez. 38, is wanted for second-degree asssault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. A woman walked in the Wilbur Francis Command in Frederiksted today

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Free Press has learned exclusively the name of the St. Croix man who was shot to death at a West End bar this past weekend. Brandon “Fire” Nesbitt, 33, was killed after gunshots rang out at the El Rincon Bar on Saturday night. Police Commissioner Delroy

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was shot dead after someone fired 20 to 30 shots in a residential area of Williams Delight last night. Richard R. Christopher, 45, of Williams Delight was killed just before 8 p.m. Tuesday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Life is unfair sometimes R.I.P. Richard

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp said he has approved operating expenses for the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) and additional funding for vendors. Bill No. 32-0290 appropriates $25.4 million from the General Fund to the VIWMA for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, which includes $4 million for vendor

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Three St. Thomas man were indicted by a federal grand jury on robbery, conspiracy and illegal gun charges — two men with money laundering charges. On September 9, 2018, a federal grand jury returned a seven-count indictment against Paul Girard, 30, Shaquan Prentice, 33, and Etherneal Simon,

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CHRISTIANSTED — Attorney General Claude Walker’s attempt to wrest control of the Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission (VICCC) from its chairwoman Anne Golden was dealt a seemingly fatal blow on Monday. Superior Court Judge Robert A. Molloy ruled that Walker cannot control VICCC bank accounts or prevent the VICCC from

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that the LBJ Pump Station returned to service on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 5:12 pm after corrective actions were taken. The VIWMA would like to thank its contractors and staff for their teamwork and commitment to getting the job

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — “Reducing violent crime and enhancing public safety are primary goals of the U.S. Attorney’s Office here in the Virgin Islands”, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said today. “On the one-year anniversary of the re-energized Project Safe Neighborhoods, we are moving forward with renewed energy to investigate and

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was killed after gunshots rang out at the El Rincon Bar on Saturday night. He was identified as Brandon “Fire” Nesbitt, 33, by Police Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr. on October 3. The Virgin Islands Police Department said is not identifying the victim until his

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