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KINGSHILL — Two St. Croix men were arrested on illegal gun charges after a routine traffic stop near mid-island on Monday afternoon, authorities said. D’Andre Friday, 20, of Mon Bijou and Rahmeek “OPM” Jackson, 23, of Hermon Hill, were arrested at 3:25 p.m. Monday and charged with unauthorized possession of

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FREDERIKSTED — An “emergency” at Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility delayed court this week and a judge chastised Virgin Islands Corrections Bureau staff for failing to present detainees for their advice-of-rights hearings. Because of the pandemic, detainees on St. Croix take part in V.I. Superior Court hearings from a holding

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CHRISTIANSTED — A failed St. Croix police cadet accused of getting a 16-year-old girl pregnant has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after being convicted of a murder-for-hire scheme to kill witnesses against him, authorities said. Delroy Thomas Jr. 30, of Barren Spot, was sentenced to 120 months in

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FREDERIKSTED — A homeless man has been arrested by police on rape charges after brutally beating and raping a woman on St. Croix, authorities said. Nicholas Greaves, 26, of no fixed address, was arrested at 9:35 a.m. Tuesday and charged with first-degree rape, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Greaves

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FREDERIKSTED — A Grove Place man has been charged with assault after allegedly beating and strangling a St. Croix woman on Monday morning, authorities said. Shakur A.C. Joseph, 23, of Croixville Apartments, was arrested at 6:46 p.m. Monday and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A woman who was caring for an elderly St. Thomas woman allegedly used the senior citizen’s credit card without permission and was arrested, authorities said. Maria Antoinette Rhymer Smith, 56, of Anna’s Retreat, was arrested at 8:30 a.m. Monday and charged with fraudulent use of a credit

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KINGSHILL — A St. Croix landscaper has been accused of doing some “interior decorating” to include unneeded alterations to a working bedroom door and destroying some of a woman’s belongings inside the house. Nigel J. Hazel, 40, of Upper Love was arrested at 7:31 p.m. Monday and charged with second-degree

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FREDERIKSTED — When words alone could not convey her message during an argument, a St. Croix woman allegedly turned to brute force and has been arrested on domestic violence related charges after choking her victim. Gloria Gerard, 61, of Estate Smithfield, was arrested at 3:14 a.m. Monday and charged with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man is in official custody after dangerously firing a gun in the middle of a crowded Red Hook, authorities said. George “G.G.” Penn, 56, Estate Frydenhoj, was arrested about 9:30 p.m. Friday after officers heard gunshots coming from the area of Red Hook, The

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who cashed his $1,200 stimulus check twice — by using a phone app for it before he took it to his bank — has been arrested by police after being extradited from Florida on check kiting charges. Dennis Hospedales, 47, of Estate Barren Spot,

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