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ARLINGTON — A Texas death-row inmate convicted of kidnapping and killing a St. Croix teenager in 1994 has received a federal execution date in November, authorities said. If the state-sanctioned killing of Orlando Hall goes ahead as scheduled, he would be the eighth person executed this year as part of the Trump

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Croix man who lied to FBI agents about knowing the whereabouts of an alleged drug kingpin admitted in federal court to harboring a wanted fugitive two years ago. Clintford Joseph, Jr. 54, of St. Croix pled guilty today in U.S. District Court to providing a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A sushi chef for Celebrity Cruises has been indicted by a federal Grand Jury charging him with brutally raping a fellow crew member while the cruise ship was at sea headed to St. Thomas last year. A federal Grand Jury in St. Thomas on Thursday returned a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert for the District of the Virgin Islands announced today a YouTube video promoting the partnership between the USVI Project Safe Neighborhoods, Project Guardian, and Crime Stoppers. This initiative encourages reporting violent and gun-related crimes as a means of combatting violent crime

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Throughout the month of October, the University of the Virgin Islands’ Caribbean Green Technology Center (CGTC) will commemorate National Energy Awareness Month with several activities.  The month kicked off with “Back to the Basics: Renewable Energy 101,” on October 7, from noon to 1 p.m.   Throughout the rest of the month, a series of energy related webinars will be held to educate in the community about energy for the household or small

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man accused of a Hospital Ground murder two years ago was given 1.5 years in prison today for possessing narcotics, authorities said. Aubrey Frett, 31, was sentenced for his conviction for possession of marijuana and crack cocaine with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Gretchen

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who tried to mail a pound of cocaine disguised as candy bars to the U.S. mainland last year got just over a year in prison from a federal judge, authorities said. Kemo Riley, 43, of St. Thomas was sentenced for mailing a package

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Croix man pleaded guilty in federal court on St. Thomas after U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents seized marijuana plants, cocaine and a firearm from his Anna’s Hope home three weeks ago. Troy Lance Patterson, 52, of St. Croix pled guilty today to carrying a

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SAN JUAN — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez offloaded approximately 1,981 kilograms of cocaine, 28 kilograms of amphetamines and six suspected smugglers at Sector San Juan Friday, following two separate interdictions in the Caribbean Sea. The seized illegal narcotics have a wholesale value of at least

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who was caught by federal authorities with an illegal alien in his dingy north of St. John has been sentenced to a half year of home confinement. Ahmaud Rodriguez, 25, of Smith Bay, was given that sentence today for his June 3 conviction

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