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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man has been arrested for his alleged role in an attempted robbery of a fast food restaurant two days ago, authorities said. Akemoi J. Simmonds, 18, of Estate Rattan has been charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, the Virgin Islands Police Department said tonight.

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CRUZ BAY — A Dominican Republic native has been picked up on a bench warrant after he allegedly stole items from a double murder scene, authorities said. Police have also released the names of two victims shot at a nightclub last month. Kenedy Francisco Estevez-Pinales, 26 of Enighed, St. John,

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man has turned himself in to police after learning he was wanted for allegedly forging the signature of a business owner on a check, authorities said. Jahmar Frederick, 26, of Peters Farm, was arrested at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday and charged with obtaining money by false

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested this weekend for an unspecified action of violence against a woman, authorities said. Darbouze Pompee, 38, of Smith Bay was arrested about 5:30 p.m. Saturday and charged with third-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The victim in this

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CRUZ BAY — Police have arrested a suspect who allegedly admitted to shooting a man after a late night argument near a convenience store in St. John on Friday, authorities said. Lawrence A. Powell, Jr. 30, of Grunwald, was arrested by the VIPD about 11:03 a.m. Saturday and charged with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man turned himself in voluntarily to police after learning he was wanted for an alleged assault last year. Shekil Berthier, 19, of Frydenhoj was arrested about 5:30 p.m. on Friday and charged with third-degree assault, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.. “Berthier was identified

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FREDERIKSTED — A Grove Place man turned himself in to police after learning that he was wanted for allegedly kiting eight checks, authorities said. Malik Morton, 26, of Lorraine Village was arrested about 3:44 p.m. Monday and charged with obtaining money by false pretenses, forgery, uttering or passing forged or

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested on Christmas Day after police said he stole a mobile phone from a gas station earlier this month. Ala Zatar, 34, was arrested about 5 p.m. on Christmas Day and charged with grand larceny, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Zatar

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A homeless man was arrested on the eve of Christmas Eve on St. Thomas and charged with stealing a car and stealing tools from a business, authorities said. Matthew Brafford, 34, of no fixed address, was arrested about 10:45 a.m. Monday and charged with unauthorized use of

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FREDERIKSTED — The second of two St. Croix women charged with stealing $4,000 from an elderly woman’s credit card was arrested recently, authorities said. Detectives of the VIPD Economic Crimes Unit arrested Marjorie Harry, 46, on a bench warrant for aggravated identity theft, forgery, obtaining money by false pretense, grand

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