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September 26th, 2017
EPA assessing drinking water & waste water treatment facilities in USVI

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Monday, September 25, 2017 said it continues to coordinate closely with federal, commonwealth, territory, and local partners as the Agency responds to the impact of Hurricane Maria on the United States overseas territories.

September 2nd, 2017
USVI men arrested for attempting to extort 13-year-old of jewelry

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ST CROIX, USVI - Two men in their twenties were arrested on Thursday August 31, 2017 after allegedly attempting to extort a 13-year-old minor of her jewelry, Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte announced Friday September 1, 2017.

August 30th, 2017
USVI police capture murder suspect Samuel ‘ghost’ Roberts

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 arrested murder suspect Samuel “Ghost” Roberts, while following up on a burglary-related case in the Paradise Mills Housing Community in St Croix, US Virgin Islands, VIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced late Tuesday.

August 27th, 2017
Police identify USVI men murdered in Friday shootings

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CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI - Police on Saturday August 26, 2017 revealed the identities of two men murdered in separate shooting incidents Friday August 25, 2017 on St Croix. The deceased victim of the first incident, which occurred in Old Fredensborg near the Kingshill Cemetery and adjacent to the Alfredo Andrews Elementary School, has been identified as 24-year-old Jensen Esptan.

August 26th, 2017
16-year-old girl allegedly raped by two USVI men

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CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI - Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers on Thursday at about 5:01 A.M. arrested two young men who allegedly raped a 16-year-old girl at a party in the Frangipani neighborhood of Mon Bijou on August 4. The arrest warrant was issued by the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands.

August 24th, 2017
USVI man charged with assault and rape

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CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI - A man who police say assaulted his girlfriend on Monday was apprehended by officers on Tuesday, VIPD Pubic Information Officer, Glen Dratte announced this morning. The incident occurred around the 3:00 P.M. hour in Peter’s Rest.

August 14th, 2017
2 dead following shootings on St Croix

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— Two men were confirmed dead by the [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) on Sunday night, August 13, 2017 following two separate shooting incidents on St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI).

August 11th, 2017
USVI police rule death of Lyana Serieux & sons as homicide

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— The cause of death of Lyana Serieux and her two young sons were determined to be homicide by the [US] Virgin Islands Medical Examiner on Tuesday August 8, 2017, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (V.I.P.D.) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte confirmed to The Consortium Thursday, August 10, 2017.

August 6th, 2017
USVI Governor talks to Trump on Hurricane Preparedness

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FREDERICKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Governor of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Kenneth E. Mapp was among governors who participated in a teleconference on Friday with President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke, and representatives of the National Response Coordination Center, Government House has announced.

August 1st, 2017
USVI woman arrested & jailed on blackmail charge

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FREDERICKSTED, St. Croix, USVI - A St. Croix woman was arrested on Saturday July 29, 2017 and charged with blackmail after threatening to accuse a man with whom she had consensual sex of rape, as well as threatening to tell the man’s wife of their sexual relationship if he failed to give her money, Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced late Sunday.



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