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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A former Plaza Extra cashier was arrested for attempting to bring 167 pounds of marijuana to the territory on Wednesday, authorities said. Idesha Patricia Sterrod was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C. F. Shappert said. According to court records,

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Health confirmed a ninth death related to COVID-19 in the territory on Wednesday, but officials were hesitant to release further details about victims eight and nine. Still Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. told an online newspaper this week that two Caribbean Kidney Center patients

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. today sent a request to the 33rd Legislature asking for an extension to the current State of Emergency Order, which currently is in effect until Monday. Bryan is requesting an extension of the order to October 9 — or until the Avera Tech

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CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix notched its third homicide in five days when a 24-year-old man was shot multiple times and died near a discount hotel on King Cross Street late last night, authorities said. Rashawn “Shadow” Wyre was positively identified by next of kin as being the murder victim, the

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FREDERIKSTED — A combined effort by officers of the Special Operations Bureau from the St. Thomas-St. John and St. Croix Districts produced three illegal firearms arrests on St. Croix this week authorities said. Officers arrested Joseph H. Narinesingh, 19, of Upper Love, at 2:18 p.m. Monday and charged him with

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FREDERIKSTED — Police are searching an Estate Whim home for evidence after two armed, masked men stole cash and jewelry just after midnight, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of a home invasion in Estate Whim at about 12:02 a.m. today, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man who allegedly beat at least one of two underage girls and fired a gun off in their presence two months ago turned himself in to police without incident on Monday, authorities said. M’wanga Audain, 40 of Grove Place, was arrested at 9:47 a.m. Monday

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CHRISTIANSTED — “Vivir Mi Vida” by Marc Anthony played as caregivers and staff at the Juan F. Luis Hospital & Medical Center Hospital cheered and celebrated. Because after a month-long hospitalization, recovered COVID-19 patient Guillermo Riasco was finally going home. The staff at JFL “… brought me back to life,”

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Attorney here advised residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands that the Agricultural Improvement Act (P.L. 115-334) prohibits animal fighting everywhere in the United States, including the territories. “Law enforcement officers in our communities have received recent reports that cockfighting matches are continuing, even though the

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SAN JUAN — A federal judge on Monday ruled that it is unconstitutional to deny Puerto Ricans living in the U.S. commonwealth access to three federal welfare programs in a major decision cheered by many. However, the judge also granted a two-month administrative stay of the injunction at the federal

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