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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Police Department patrol officers arrested Hubert Mervin Daniel, 39, of Pile Strade on St. Thomas at 4:50 p.m. Tuesday and charged him with extortion & threat of domestic violence. VIPD officers were dispatched to the Family Resource Center on Commandant Gade on St. Thomas on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Maybe for the first-time ever, a “minor” storm has had its eye zigzag directly over the two major U.S. Virgin Islands in one day. The National Hurricane Center said that the center of Tropical Storm Dorian passed directly over St. Croix about 8 a.m. today. Then, CNN

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CHRISTIANSTED — A hurricane watch has been issued for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico ahead of Tropical Storm Dorian, where conditions are forecast to begin deteriorating as early as this morning. At 8:00 a.m. Atlantic Standard Time, the center of Dorian was located near latitude 17.1 North, longitude

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Police Department officers of the Major Crime Unit received notice of a dead body in a residential area of Anna’s Retreat on St. Thomas about 8 a.m. today, authorities said. When police arrived on the scene they observed the body of “a white male face

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas boat captain is accused of trying to deceive U.S. Customs and Border Security agents that two illegal St. Lucian men aboard his vessel had just gone for a day sail to the BVI and come right back again. Kalik Aaron, 22, Arkim Clersaint, 20,

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FREDERIKSTED — U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert for the District of the Virgin Islands announced that IONIAN SHIPPING & TRADING CORP., LILY SHIPPING LTD., STAMATIOS ALEKIDIS, ATHANASIOS PITTAS and REY ESPULGAR have been convicted and sentenced for various pollution, recordkeeping, and obstruction of justice crimes on the Motor Tanker (“M/T”) Ocean

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MIAMI — There’s a new tropical storm in the Atlantic called Dorian, and it’s predicted to become a hurricane before midweek as it approaches the U.S. Virgin Islands. If the storm keeps to its current track it should arrive in the territory as a Category 1 cyclone sometime on Wednesday,

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NEW YORK — A psychologist at the federal detention center in New York City where financier Jeffrey Epstein was jailed on sex-trafficking charges had approved his removal from suicide watch before he killed himself, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday. The disclosure came in a letter dated on Thursday

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man has been arrested twice in two weeks on similar, but unrelated charges, authorities said. Virgin Islands Police Department officers of the Criminal Investigation Bureau arrested Elieser Edwards, 19, of Building 8 at Paul M. Pearson Gardens on St. Thomas and charged him with

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CHRISTIANSTED — A status report on the investigation of millions of dollars lost through alleged wire transfers, credit card records, copies of professional contracts and transcripts from board meetings are among the information Senator Kenneth Gittens has requested from the leadership of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority. Senator

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