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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to Kronprindsens Gade downtown after a report of shots fired with a possible gunshot victim came in about 3:56 p.m. today, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. When officers arrived on the scene, police discovered “an adult female with a

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Cruise ships are an integral cog in the tourism industry of the Virgin Islands. Water Island does not allow cruise ships to dock, since it is a relatively small island found in the Charlotte Amalie harbor with only a handful of residents on the island. This fabulous destination is easily

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — When trying to pass another vehicle in southeast St. Thomas, a driver lost control of his car and crashed into a utility pole on Tuesday morning, authorities said. The driver sustained only minor injuries. Officers of the Traffic Investigation Bureau responded to an auto collision on Bolongo

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FREDERIKSTED — Law Enforcement Planning Commission (LEPC) Director Ray Martinez said the agency was awarded $638,248 from the U.S. Department of Justice, FY2020 STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program (VAWA). LEPC submitted its application on behalf of the territory in April 2020. LEPC serves as the State Administrative Agency

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A native of Dominica in official custody for an alleged shooting who was re-arrested for an alleged burglary last month was re-arrested again this morning for the alleged gunpoint rape of a 16-year-old girl, authorities said. Matthew Fontaine, 28, currently of the Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who allegedly devised a scheme to steal more than $100,000 from a former doctor and two others and was originally charged with 85 criminal counts for impersonating prominent officials — can now add one more charge to the tally — witness tampering United

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George has subpoenaed 21 years’ worth of dead pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s flight logs, reportedly striking fear in the hearts of high-profile passengers who have not yet been exposed as Lolita Express riders. Passenger logs for Epstein’s four helicopters and three planes have

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department said that the Records Bureau office on St. Thomas will open to the public on Wednesday, September 23 and Friday, September 25. Effective Monday, September 28, Records Bureau offices across the territory will resume normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating the death of a man who was spotted floating in the Caribbean Sea between St. Thomas and St. John on Monday afternoon, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call from a woman on a boat at 3:19 p.m. Monday saying that

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said during his weekly press conference on Monday that the pilot phase for COVID testing at the territory’s airports began over the weekend. In June, the V.I. Department of Tourism created a portal where travelers can upload negative tests prior to travel into the

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