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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The St. Thomas man who allegedly brandished a shotgun during a jewelry robbery by three men in September made his first appearance in federal court, authorities said. Tashawn T.A. “Tashy” Warner was arrested Friday for his role in the September 19 Gems & Gold Corner store robbery,

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Civil rights and FBI investigators will help look into the fatal shooting by an Ohio sheriff’s deputy of a Black man whose family says that he was holding not a gun, but a sandwich, and that he was shot in front of two toddlers and his grandmother

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A second St. Thomas man was arrested Friday and charged in connection to a shotgun robbery of Gems and Gold Corner on September 19 — but one other wanted suspect still remains at large. Tashawn T.A. Warner of Charlotte Amalie is charged with carrying a firearm during a crime of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A multinational criminal conspiracy used bogus email addresses to siphon money from unsuspecting businesses in the U.S. Virgin Islands and other jurisdictions into a Nigerian bank account, authorities said. One of the individuals involved, Marvellous Eghaghe, was indicted by a grand jury on November 19 and charged

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Dominican Republic woman faces up to 55 years in prison after admitting to running a human trafficking sex ring that pulled illegal women from the Dominican Republic and Venezuela to St. Thomas to perform commercial sex acts on customers, authorities said. Yohanna Gonzalez-McFarlane, 39, of Santo

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two of three men who allegedly kidnapped a St. Thomas man from his home and took him to another location seven months ago were arrested last month, authorities said. Eduardo Delli and Alejandro Santana of the Dominican Republic were each arrested and charged with kidnapping, unauthorized possession

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ORANJESTAD — A 21-year-old Colombian man has been extradited from the Netherlands Antilles to Sydney and charged with the murder of an Australian woman. The body of 69-year-old Kimberley McRae was found in a Mount Street unit, in the beachside suburb of Coogee, on January 14. McRae had last been

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CHRISTIANSTED — A home invader owned up to a carjacking and weapons violation in federal court saying that he beat and robbed a couple at gunpoint on St. Croix’s south shore three years ago, authorities said. Chriss Cepeda, 24, of Estate Profit, pled guilty on Friday in U.S. District Court

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TERRE HAUTE, Indiana — The United States government is set to carry out its eighth execution this year today, putting to death a man convicted of murdering a 16-year-old St. Croix girl in 1994. Orlando Hall of Arkansas is set to die by lethal injection at the U.S. Penitentiary in

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TERRE HAUTE, Indiana — The latest inmate set to be put to death as part of the Trump administration’s resumption of federal executions was condemned for kidnapping and raping a 16-year-old St. Croix girl, then bludgeoning her with a shovel before burying her alive. Orlando Hall is scheduled to die by injection

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