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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was given a nearly six-year prison sentence for being a convicted felon with a gun, authorities said. Jabari Hodge, 30, of St. Thomas, was sentenced to 71 months in prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm followed by a three

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ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (AP) — Rapper Lil Wayne was charged Tuesday in Florida with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, a federal offense that carries a potential sentence of up to 10 years in prison. Documents filed in Miami federal court say the rapper, whose real name is

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Federal authorities painted a horrifying picture of a long-running human trafficking ring on St. Thomas, after a raid of a Contant brothel discovered seven undocumented immigrants who said they had been forced into sex work and thought they would be killed if they reported how they were

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A current sitting senator’s son surrendered to federal law enforcement officials this morning after a criminal complaint was filed in U.S. District Court in St. Thomas. Kahlid Blyden, 26, of Caret Bay, is charged in the complaint with possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man who went into a St. Thomas business and fired his gun was given 2.75 years in prison after his conviction on illegal gun charges earlier this year. Arnold Malone, 44, of St. Thomas, was sentenced to 33 months in prison for being a felon in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man wanted for questioning in an illegal gun possession case in Hospital Ground was arrested in Oklahoma after a traffic stop, authorities said. Romeo Walter is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm; possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial

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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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