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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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Alert federal officers noticed Monday afternoon that a Minnesota air traveler clearing customs in St. Thomas was wanted on an outstanding criminal warrant and she is now in official custody. Crystal Renee Simmons, 34 of Coon Rapids, Minn. was arrested at 5:00 p.m. Monday and charged with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A woman and her alleged accomplice remain in official custody today after police said they ambushed a man in a housing project after luring him out of his apartment by damaging his vehicle in plain view in broad daylight. Katina Evans. 23, of Paul M. Pearson Gardens

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man told police he was cornered by two people in the community center of a housing project, tasered, beaten and threatened with a knife Friday evening resulting in the arrest of one woman the next day. His car was also damaged during the incident.

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who confronted a woman with a weapon after she had taken out a protective order against him was arrested on domestic violence related charges early this morning. Fernando Santiago, 44, of no fixed address, was arrested at 9:35 a.m. today and charged with contempt

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Golden Rock man who allegedly assaulted a woman and destroyed some of her property was arrested on domestic violence-related charges early this morning, authorities said. Elijah Smith, 27, of Harbor View Apartments, was arrested at 5:36 a.m. today and charged with first-degree burglary, simple assault and battery,

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was arrested early today after police said he got in an argument with a woman which escalated to him “strangling” her and damaging property, authorities said. Wayne A. Jerome, 23, of Estate Whim, was arrested at 3:42 a.m. today and charged with second-degree assault-domestic

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who allegedly attacked a woman while she was holding her child has been arrested on domestic violence-related assault charges, authorities said. Emile Ronaldo Lake, 41, of Frydendahl, was arrested at 3:30 a.m. Sunday and charged with third-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who violated the terms of a protective order 10 months ago was arrested by police on Saturday evening, authorities said. Elias Velasquez, Jr., 53, of Hill Street, Christiansted, was arrested at 6:07 p.m. Saturday and charged with contempt of court, the Virgin Islands Police

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man who allegedly held a beat a woman into submission and held her prisoner is his car for several hours in his car has been charged with kidnapping, authorities said. Alton Pennyfeather, 51, of no fixed address, was arrested at 5:59 a.m. Monday and charged

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