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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that a federal jury on St. Thomas convicted 29-year-old Leroy Henry, Jr. yesterday of being a felon in possession of a firearm. He was acquitted of a second offense of being a felon in possession of ammunition. At the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who stole $300,000 from his businessman father and tried to hide that fact by funneling the money through various bank accounts — admitted his guilt in federal court, authorities said. Lenroy Ravalier Jr., 29, pleaded guilty to bank fraud in U.S. District Court

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CRUZ BAY — For the first time ever, British police are assisting the VIPD in the investigation into the disappearance of a 41-year-old woman who went missing from a catamaran in St. John more than three weeks ago. Sarm Heslop vanished from the Siren Song, a 47-foot yacht owned and

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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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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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CRUZ BAY — The FBI is on the case of the disappearance of British national Sarm Heslop in St. John. That’s according to The Independent and The Telegraph newspapers based in London, United Kingdom. The Virgin Islands Police Department told the Virgin Islands Free Press today that it had reached

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CHARTLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Croix couple faces a host of federal firearms charges after authorities say they purchased gun parts online, then illegally assembled and sold more than 100 firearms in the territory, according to a Grand Jury indictment unsealed today. Somalie Bruce, 35, and Jeanorah Williams, 26, of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Montana native wanted in the deadly U.S. Capitol Riots on January 6 hid out briefly in St. Thomas before eventually absconding to Africa, federal authorities said. Isaac Steve Sturgeon, 32, of Dillon, Montana, appeared in federal court in New York on Monday on charges related to

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FREDERIKSTED — The hits keep coming for St. Croix’s Malachi Benjamin, who was sentenced Thursday to just over a year in prison for dealing cocaine. Benjamin and four co-defendants are facing new federal drug and weapons charges related to a series of crimes stretching back to 2013, according to an

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Bitcoin is back in the news in a major way. The cryptocurrency first peaked in the mainstream back in late 2017 when the price rocketed up to $19,000 in a matter of weeks. The price ebbed and flowed over the next few years, dropping as low as $3,400 in November

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