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September 21st, 2016
USVI Corrections Officer pleads guilty to providing contraband in prison

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- — Abdul Robinson, 39, of St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI), pleaded guilty on Tuesday September 20, 2016 in federal court on St Croix to providing contraband in prison and conflict of interest charges, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

September 19th, 2016
VI youth basketballers make clean sweep on St Croix

CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI- A 16-18 age group basketball team from the Virgin Islands put in an impressive performance en route to winning their division at the 2016 Allen D. Burke Foundation Basketball Tournament on St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) at the weekend.

September 15th, 2016
VZ man pleads guilty to possession of cocaine in USVI

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Alejandro Marva-Romero, 32, of Venezuela, pleaded guilty on Wednesday September 14, 2016 in federal court in the US Virgin Islands to possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

September 12th, 2016
‘Operation ‘Round Them Up’ yields five arrests on St Croix, USVI

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- — A collaborative effort between the [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (V.I.P.D.) and the V.I. Attorney General’s Office resulted in the arrest of five suspects said to be involved in various crimes, V.I.P.D. Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced late Saturday, September 10, 2016.

September 5th, 2016
Man found dead in trunk of car in USVI

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— A man was found dead in the trunk of his car on Sunday September 4, 2016 on St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI), two police sources have confirmed to The Consortium.

August 28th, 2016
Man shot dead on St Croix, USVI

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— The victim of a shooting Friday night, August 26, 2015 on Hill Street in Christiansted has been revealed as Sean Javois, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte confirmed via press release on Saturday August 27, 2016.

August 25th, 2016
Elderly woman dies after rock slams into car on St Croix

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — An elderly woman died two hours after being removed from a dodge minivan that she was driving up Rattan Hill, St Croix, US Virgin Islands on Wednesday afternoon, August 24, 2016.

August 24th, 2016
USVI Delegate to Congress wants Action Plan for gun violence

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — US Virgin Islands (USVI) Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett said in a statement on Tuesday August 23, 2016 that the US Virgin Islands should implement a territorial action plan in its efforts to curb gun violence, noting the high level of homicides that have persisted over the years, and the failure of piecemeal efforts by both public and private organisations to put a dent in it.

August 23rd, 2016
2 dead in vehicular accidents on St Croix

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— Two vehicular accidents on St Croix, US Virgin Islands on Monday August 22, 2016— one early in the morning and the other at about 7:00 P.M. — have left two victims dead, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has confirmed.

August 22nd, 2016
VIPD laments inability to track police vehicles following officers’ deaths

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Officer Lesha Lammy and Kai Javois were shot dead by someone two weeks ago at a beach in Hams Bluff, Frederiksted, US Virgin Islands (USVI).

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