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FREDERIKSTED — A Whim man was charged with a crime related to a recent abduction of a man off the street in Frederiksted town. Aliek J. Hatchett, 20 of Estate Whim was arrested and charged with possession of stolen property, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Hatchett was in possession of

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CHRISTIANSTED  — Was it a Freudian slip by embattled Virgin Islands Republican Party chairman John Canegata? Or was he misquoted by a St. Croix tabloid newspaper? Canegata, who remains under a temporary restraining order issued by Superior Court Judge Kathleen Mackay, confirmed everything opponents have been saying about his eight

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department is looking for 29-year-old Jabaar Mactavious. Mactavious is wanted in connection to the homicide of Shaq’kil Roberts that occurred on April 16 in the Tutu area, according to the VIPD. Mactavious was described by police as being a black man who stands

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested on marijuana possession charges related to being a drug dealer on Wednesday, authorities said. Jahsief Benjamin, 18, of Estate Altona, was arrested about 6:25 p.m. Wednesday and charged with possession of controlled substance with intent to distribute, the Virgin Islands Police

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CHRISTIANSTED — During his COVID-19 briefing today, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said he is easing restrictions on bars and restaurants and will allow restaurants to cater to dine-in patrons and permit bars to reopen on May 26 under certain conditions. Restaurants can offer dine-in service at 50 percent capacity or

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police confiscated about 50 marijuana plants near a private residence in Hospital Ground on Wednesday morning, authorities said. Detectives searching for a suspect in Hospital Ground discovered an illegal marijuana cultivation site about 11:19 a.m. Wednesday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Detectives were at a location

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was injured during an abduction in which the kidnapper took him to an automatic teller machine to withdraw money from his account, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received calls reporting an abduction of an adult male from downtown Frederiksted about 1:15 p.m.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation (DSPR) was awarded $1,412,908 to renovate a staple of the St. Thomas community. The funds to complete the repairs to the Emile Griffith Ballpark were obligated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through its Public Assistance Program (PA) and are

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. on Tuesday resubmitted to the 33rd Legislature an amended version of his proposed Virgin Islands Cannabis Use Act, which amends Title 19, Chapter 34 of the V.I. Code, also known as the Virgin Islands Medicinal Cannabis Patient Care Act. “This Administration has conducted a series

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 70-year-old St. Thomas man died Monday afternoon after his motorcycle collided with a vehicle on Polyberg Hill, authorities said. Uric Smith, Sr. of Oswald Harris Court was positively identified as the victim, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The investigation into the incident revealed that a

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