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CHRISTIANSTED — A South Carolina man was arrested on rape and illegal gun charges on St. Croix late Wednesday morning, authorities said. Timothy A. Morgan, 24, of Charleston, S.C. was arrested at 11:14 a.m. Wednesday and charged with first-degree rape, unauthorized possession of a firearm and possession of ammunition, the

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FREDERIKSTED — One Golden Grove prisoner is the life of the party at the St. Croix adult “correctional” facility. He is swimming in so much Cruzan Rum, marijuana and stogies — that he doesn’t want to ever leave! That inmate at Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility on St. Croix is

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas woman who allegedly fenced a stolen cell phone was nabbed by alert police detectives at the airport prior to boarding a flight, authorities said. Mylesha E. Gerald, 23, of Charlotte Amalie, was arrested Friday and charged with obtaining money under false pretenses and possession

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested on domestic violence-related charges after allegedly damaging a woman’s vehicle on Friday. Shawn K. Chichester Sr., 41, of Estate Frydenhoj, was arrested Friday and charged with destruction of property-domestic violence and vehicle tampering, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. No bail

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FREDERIKSTED — Two of four males arrested in the murder of a St. Croix woman in Estate Paradise last year have had the charges against them upgraded, authorities said. Calijah Brewley, 21, of Marley Homes, and Jiovoni Smith, 21, of Mount Pleasant, were re-arrested Friday in prison and charged with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections (BOC) said it “continues to progress,despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, which have affected employee morale,wellness, and work-life balance at correctional agencies nationwide.” Director Wynnie Testamark said she will continue to focus on supporting BOC staff by offering increased

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man has been charged with attempted murder for brutally assaulting a child, and police say he and the child’s mother tried to hide the life-threatening injuries from investigators by leaving the child alone in a Frederiksted home for nearly a week. The child — whose

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FREDERIKSTED — Police attempting to make contact with a suspect were fired upon as they tried to enter a room at the suspect’s house in Campo Rico early this morning, authorities said. No one was injured in the gunfire. Charles Frazer, 26, of Campo Rico, was arrested at 7 a.m.

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FREDERIKSTED — Police acting on a search warrant found a cache of illegal ammunition in a St. Croix woman’s home early this morning, authorities said. Rikisha Heywood, 35, of Queen Street, Frederiksted, was arrested at 6:16 a.m. today and charged with possession of ammunition, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

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CANE BAY — VIPD police detectives obtained a search warrant for the vehicle of a person of interest in a murder case and got what they were looking for — illegal possession of ammunition for a firearm, authorities said. Sharif Matthew, 23, of Betsy’s Jewel, was arrested at 7:32 a.m.

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