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FREDERIKSTED — Officers assigned to the Virgin Islands Crime Initiative arrested an Estate Paradise man on an illegal weapons possession charge on Saturday night, authorities said. Jahseem A. Smith, 26, of Louis E. Brown Villas, was arrested at 7:16 p.m. Saturday and charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession

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KINGSHILL — A St. Croix man who was charged with three counts of obtaining money under false pretenses four years ago was arrested on a illegal ammunition charge on Tuesday, authorities said. Christopher A. Riley, Jr., 27, of Bethlehem Village, was arrested at 11:31 a.m. Tuesday and charged with possession

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As director of the Bureau of Corrections (BOC) I have learned to accept criticism whenever the Bureau makes mistakes. But I never expected tobe criticized when the Bureau does its job well. Two weeks ago, the court-appointed monitors overseeing the St. Croix prison praised BOC for its COVID-19 response. Yet,

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was awakened to the sound of policemen at his door this morning with an arrest warrant, authorities said. Rupert Campbell, Jr., 36, of Peter’s Rest, was arrested at 8:07 a.m. today and charged with destruction of property-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 22-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested Friday on a warrant issued by a Superior Court judge in connection with a shooting last month in Four Winds Plaza. T’Quan Registe of Charlotte Amalie East, was arrested at 1:45 p.m. Friday and charged with possession of an unlicensed

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was arrested on domestic violence charges after he allegedly assaulted his pregnant girlfriend, authorities said. Rhasanie Hendrickson, 18, of Mount Pleasant West, was arrested at 11:32 a.m. Friday and charged with aggravated assault & battery-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Hendrickson allegedly

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FREDERIKSTED — A 33-year-old Grove Place man was arrested on charges of illegal possession of a gun and ammunition as part of the Virgin Islands Crime Initiative (VICI) on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. Euette A. Browne, of St. Croix, was arrested at 3:22 p.m. Wednesday and charged with unauthorized possession

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 20-year-old Dominican man has been arrested on assault charges after he admitted to breaking a Tutu man’s arm with a metal baseball bat, authorities said. Reivin Jimenez Hernandez, of the Dominican Republic, was arrested at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday and charged with third-degree assault, disturbing the peace

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CRUZ BAY — For the second time in two years, a St. John man has been arrested on an illegal gun charge, authorities said. Jarius Penn was arrested Thursday and charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, St. John Deputy Chief Vivianne P. Newton said. Penn was taken into official

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man has been charged with sexually assaulting two children, ages 9 and 15, authorities said. Maximiliano Valesquez III, 46, of Estate Plessen, was arrested at 7:04 a.m. Tuesday and charged with two counts of first-degree unlawful sexual contact-domestic violence and two counts of child abuse,

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