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SAN JUAN — Tropical Storm Karen formed just east of the Windward Islands and has sustained winds of 40 mph. A tropical storm warning has been issued for Trinidad and Tobago, along with Grenada and its dependencies. A tropical storm warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within

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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 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 court

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Police Department Patrol Officers responded to a 911 call that directed officers to the downtown area of Guttets Gade, Charlotte Amalie on St. Thomas in response to a first-degree robbery about 1:32 a.m. today. “Upon arrival officers encountered the victim who stated that she was walking on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Police Department Patrol Officers, Crime Scene Technicians and Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Bureau responded to a 911 call that directed officers to the Schneider Regional Medical Center of a shooting victim in the area of Upper John Dunko on St. Thomas about 4:10 p.m. on Wednesday.

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CRUZ BAY – The Virgin Islands Police Department was notified of an unresponsive Caucasian male at a villa in the Catherineberg area on St. John at about 9:37 p.m. on Sunday. The unresponsive male was identified as Albert O’Neill, 81 of Colorado. Upon arrival, VIPD officers on the scene contacted O’Neill’s

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man is in the hospital in St. Thomas tonight after shots were fired near a Scotiabank branch near Frenchtown just after the bank opened, authorities said. Police were dispatched to Altona and Welgunst, vicinity of Scotiabank of shots being discharged, about 9:01 a.m. today, the Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Police Department patrol officers, Crime Scene Technicians, detectives from the Criminal Investigation Bureau, a member of the Victim’s Advocate agency and personnel from the Family Resource Center assembled at the Roy Lester Schneider Regional Medical center to investigate a 911 emergency call of unlawful sexual

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department said it was notified of a hit and run incident on the Backstreet in downtown St. Thomas about 9:15 p.m. on Saturday. Sandra Williams, 59, was fatally injured as a result of this incident. “Please be careful and be mindful and aware

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Police Department officers of the Traffic Bureau and Forensic Units responded to a 911 Emergency Call Center notification of a car crash on Brookman Road east of the laundromat area in St. Thomas about 11:22 p.m. on Sunday. Deputy Chief of Police David Cannonier arrived

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Police Department patrol officers from the Mariel C. Newton Command, members of the Criminal Investigation Bureau, along with Emergency Medical Technicians responded to a 911 call of a body discovered on a vessel in the Benner Bay area of St. Thomas on Saturday about 4:45

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