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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Fugitive from justice Nijohntea Walker was arrested Friday afternoon by special agents with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), authorities said. A complaint was previously filed against Walker on April 30, 2020 for Possession of a Firearm within a school zone and Unauthorized

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Federal and local law enforcement agencies are offering a $15,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for three murders in Hospital Ground last month. The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and Virgin Islands Police Department are

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who was observed on a home surveillance video putting a gun in a duffel bag near a public school has been charged with three counts of illegal gun possession, authorities said. Akeem Julien, 24, of Hospital Ground, has been charged in a criminal

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A convicted felon who was arrested Wednesday by the VIPD will now be prosecuted by the federal government on illegal gun possession charges, authorities said. Kenan Thomas, 32, of Hospital Ground has been named in a criminal complaint charging him with being a felon in possession of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man crouched in fear behind a parked van in Estate Tutu on St. Thomas Monday. When he was arrested by federal authorities, he had $800,000 cash on him and a machine pistol that could fire 30 rounds at a time. John Michael Burgos, 20, of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE –– A St. Croix female airport employee and four men heard the formal reading of the drug trafficking conspiracy charges against them in federal court six days ago, authorities said. Ivan James, Kai James, Joh Williams, Malachi Benjamin and Tillisa Caesar appeared on Wednesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man arrested by police for allegedly firing a gun near a La Grande Princesse nightclub in November has been indicted by the federal government on illegal gun charges, authorities said. Mario Felix, 29, has been charged with felon in possession of a firearm, felon in

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix convicted felon who tried to hide the shipment of a machine pistol, magazines and ammunition to himself by mixing them in to a shipment of tools was given 4.833 years in prison by a federal judge. William Payne, 39, of St. Croix, was sentenced on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man with a history of assault using a dangerous weapon admitted in federal court that he was a convicted felon with a handgun. Jabari Hodge, 29, of St. Thomas pled guilty today to being a felon in possession of a firearm in U.S. District

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was convicted in federal court on Thursday for his role in trying to run a pipeline of guns with obliterated serial numbers between Atlanta and the USVI, authorities said. Shawn Bernard Tyson was found guilty of being a felon in possession of ammunition

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