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CHRISTIANSTED — A South Carolina man was arrested on rape and illegal gun charges on St. Croix late Wednesday morning, authorities said. Timothy A. Morgan, 24, of Charleston, S.C. was arrested at 11:14 a.m. Wednesday and charged with first-degree rape, unauthorized possession of a firearm and possession of ammunition, the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police need your help to find a suspect wanted for a burglary at a St. Thomas hotel earlier this month, authorities said. Jean Connor,39, of no fixed address, is wanted in connection to a burglary that took place on March 11 in the area of Palms Court

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CRUZ BAY — The U.S. Coast Guard has confirmed that officials issued several citations to yacht captain Ryan Bane — including “obstruction of a boarding” — but there is still no sign of British woman Sarm Heslop, who was reported missing from Bane’s vessel on March 8. According to Virgin

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CHRISTIANSTED — A new report, Shadow Citizens: Confronting Federal Discrimination in the U.S. Virgin Islands, from the Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands (DRCVI) reveals drastic disparities resulting from federal programs that discriminate against the U.S. Virgin Islands. The new report, available at www.drcvi.org, adds to mounting public scrutiny surrounding racial

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A former Popular Bank employee who used St. Thomas customers’ personal information to obtain fraudulent debit cards and siphon at least $50,000 from their accounts over the course of a year has been convicted of bank fraud, authorities said. Natasha Seetaram, 38, of Jacksonville, pleaded guilty to

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CRUZ BAY — The three-ring circus that is the investigation into the disappearance of a British woman got a little more clown-toy-car freakish when the commissioner admitted that police themselves did not contact the Coast Guard when they first found out that Sarm Heslop had vanished on March 8. Police

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Following a meeting with American Airlines in Dallas on Friday, Tourism Commissioner  Joseph Boschulte said that the nation’s largest carrier will expand its service to the territory to meet increased demand for summertime travel. Beginning on June 3, passengers in Texas or connecting from western and midwestern cities will have not

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Denise George has announced that anyone found submitting false COVID-19 documents or forged test results to the USVI travel screening portal will be prosecuted pursuant to V.I. Code tit. 14, § 843. AG George will also be joining a coalition of attorneys general representing states,

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NEW YORK — Sex trafficking charges and another alleged victim were added to a superseding indictment returned Monday in the criminal case against financier Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-girlfriend as prosecutors alleged that a conspiracy to sexually abuse girls stretched over a decade. The charges contained in a rewritten indictment returned by

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CHRISTIANSTED — In advance of the upcoming Easter holidays, Governor Albert Bryan Jr. has eased restrictions for churches, which now can have gatherings of up to 200 people or 50 percent of their capacity, whichever is less, Government House said today. The new limit goes into effect immediately and will remain

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