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SAN JUAN — One of Puerto Rico’s most-wanted fugitives was captured Tuesday in Pennsylvania by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force, the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office said today. Jesus Medina-Ruiz, 31, is wanted for two homicides in Puerto Rico, according to authorities. Members of the Task Force learned

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Denise George said that 44-year-old Dylan Caily was apprehended by V.I. Department of Justice (VIDOJ) special agents and Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) unit on St. Thomas last evening. VIDOJ investigators and the SORNA unit had been informed by U.S. marshals that Caily,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Texas woman is in official custody after she was flagged at the St. Thomas airport Wednesday as being wanted on an outstanding warrant, authorities said. Breanna K. Ward, 34, of Kingwood,Texas, was arrested at 12:35 p.m. Wednesday and charged with being a fugitive from justice, the

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SAN JUAN — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez transferred custody of a man wanted for an alleged murder to the U.S. Marshals in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, following the interdiction of a makeshift vessel in Mona Passage waters near Puerto Rico. Gustavo Guerrero-Reyes, 37, was arrested on

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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 — Carl Nicholas Decicco, 35, of St. Croix, was sentenced today for failure to register as a sex offender, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced. U.S. District Court Judge Robert A. Molloy sentenced Decicco to nine months and two weeks in federal prison followed by a period

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SAN JUAN — A man accused of raping an Ohio teen almost 40 years ago was arrested in Puerto Rico last week. Investigators say Julio Rentas, now 67, is charged with raping a 14-year-old girl after sneaking into her Cleveland, Ohio bedroom on January 4, 1981. Rentas was originally arrested

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ARECIBO — An Ohio man accused of raping a 16-year-old girl was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Puerto Rico Thursday afternoon. Juan David Perez, 45, had been wanted by the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office since May 20 for several counts of rape and sexual battery. Perez is accused of raping the

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CRUZ BAY — A St. John resident who allegedly went to Louisiana to have sex with an underage girl twice was extradited and booked into St. Tammany Parish jail today on charges of rape and sexual assault of a minor, according to Louisiana State Police. Joseph William Haidler, 27, of Pine

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ORLANDO — Dutch authorities are working with U.S. officials to extradite a Florida man who they say shot two people on Sint Maarten, injuring one and killing another, according to a motion filed by U.S. District Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez. According to the motion, Sint Maarten authorities were called to

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