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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department Criminal Investigation Bureau is seeking any information on whereabouts of Maria Teresa Mercedes. Mercedes of Anna’s Retreat is wanted for third-degree assault, according to the VIPD. “She assaulted a female with a beer bottle causing a laceration to her face,” VIPD Communications

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Coast Guard Seizes $11.7 Million In Cocaine, Transfers 6 Suspected Smugglers To San Juan
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SAN JUAN — Coast Guard Cutter’s Joseph Tezanos and Heriberto Hernandez crews offloaded approximately 1,289 pounds of cocaine and transferred custody of six suspected smugglers at Coast Guard Base San Juan Monday, following two separate vessel interdictions near Puerto Rico. These interdictions are the result of multi-agency efforts involving the

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Previously Removed Dominican Republic Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Re-Entering The USA
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CHRISTIANSTED — A previously-deported Dominican Republic national who used a fake ID to try to board a flight from St. Croix to Florida has admitted to his guilt in federal court, authorities said. Reynaldo Mejia-Mejia, of Santo Domingo, pleaded guilty yesterday in U.S. District Court before Magistrate Judge George Cannon,

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Coast Guard Returns 72 Dominicans, 14 Haitians To Hispaniola After Illegal Voyages
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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez repatriated 72 Dominicans and returned 14 Haitians to the Dominican Republic between Wednesday and Thursday, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages in Mona Passage waters near Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. One interdicted Dominican Republic national remains in Puerto Rico to face

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Coast Guard Takes 2 Dominicans, 39 Haitians Back To Hispaniola After Illegal Voyage
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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon repatriated two Dominicans and returned 39 Haitians to the Dominican Republic Wednesday, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage Tuesday in the Mona Passage waters near Rincon, Puerto Rico. One other Dominican Republic national from this group remains in Puerto Rico

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Cruise Ship With Thousands On Board Runs Aground On Its Way To St. Thomas and BVI
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SANTO DOMINGO — Officials in the Dominican Republic have confirmed that a large cruise ship had run aground off the Caribbean island nation’s north coast shortly after leaving the port of Puerto Plata. According to local media, the ship is the Norwegian Escape, with some 3,000 tourists and 1,600 crew

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Coast Guard Takes 43 Dominicans And 23 Haitians Back To Hispaniola
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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard repatriated 43 Dominicans and returned 23 Haitians to the Dominican Republic Wednesday, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages near Puerto Rico. The interdictions are the result of ongoing local and federal multi-agency efforts in support of the Caribbean Border Interagency Group CBIG. “The

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U.S. Virgin Islands Under 14 Junior Tennis Team Posts Best International Results In 7 Years
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SAN SALVADOR — The USVI U-14 boys finished in 6th place at the 2022 North Central America & Caribbean Pre-Qualifying World Junior Tennis U-14 tournament after losing to El Salvador on the last day of matches.   This was the team’s second attempt against El Salvador during the International Tennis

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Coast Guard Takes 4 Dominicans, 9 Haitians Back To Hispaniola After Voyages To Puerto Rico
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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard repatriated four Dominicans and nine Haitians to the Dominican Republic between Monday and Wednesday, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage near Rincon, Puerto Rico. The interdiction is the result of ongoing local and federal multi-agency efforts in support of the Caribbean Border Interagency Group

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Dominican Drug Lord 'Papin' Extradited From Sint Maarten To Face Charges In Puerto Rico
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PHILIPSBURG — Dominican drug lord Justo Germán “Papín” Rosario was extradited from Sint Maarten to the United States to face drug trafficking charges filed in Puerto Rico.  “This extradition is another important step in our fight against drug trafficking and transnational organized crime,” said U.S. Attorney W. Stephen Muldrow. “Over

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