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January 21st, 2020
Retired corrections officer shoots man during argument in USVI

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A retired corrections officer on Monday afternoon, January 20, 2020 shot a male victim during an argument at the Break Time Bar in Market Square on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI), leaving the victim wounded but in stable condition.

January 16th, 2020
USVI Gov’t files lawsuit against $577M estate of Jeffery E. Epstein

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Pedophile Jeffrey E. Epstein used a web of shell companies, charitable organisations and other corporate entities to conceal years of rape, human trafficking and other abuses of women and young females on Little St James and Great St James off the east coast of St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI), the [US] Virgin Islands Department of Justice (VIDOJ) has alleged in a civil lawsuit.

December 28th, 2019
STT man nabbed for burglary, unauthorized vehicle use

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ST. THOMAS, USVI — Matthew Brafford, age 34 of no fixed address, was arrested on Monday at about 10:45 a.m. and charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle and third-degree burglary in two separate incidents, V.I.P.D. Public Information Officer Toby Derima has announced.

December 25th, 2019
Cockfighting banned in USVI & Puerto Rico

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- As of Friday, December 20, 2019, cockfighting was illegal in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) and Puerto Rico.

December 23rd, 2019
6 shot, 3 dead in St Thomas weekend shootings

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) experienced a wave of violent crime over the weekend, including a shooting incident at the Starz Hotel that left four people shot and two dead.

December 16th, 2019
Former USVI hospital CEO sentenced to 10 years

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A Superior Court judge in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Friday, December 13, 2019 sentenced former Schneider Regional Medical Center CEO Rodney Miller to 10 years in prison for his role in defrauding the hospital of millions of dollars a decade ago.

December 10th, 2019
Food stamp rule change could affect hundreds of US Virgin Islanders

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The Donald J. Trump administration will soon implement rules meant to tighten work requirements for recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programme, known as SNAP or food stamps, which could potentially render hundreds of US Virgin Islanders ineligible for assistance by mid-2020.

December 7th, 2019
Two shot, one dead in USVI Hospital Ground shooting

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ST. THOMAS, USVI - Two men were shot in the wee hours of Saturday morning, December 7, 2019, in Hospital Ground, St. Thomas, with one of the two victims succumbing to his wounds, sustained during the shooting.

November 30th, 2019
Man charged for cocaine possession @ St Thomas Airport

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ST. THOMAS, USVI - Aubrey Meyers was charged with possession of cocaine, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced Friday.

November 8th, 2019
USVI police officer pleads guilty to bank fraud

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert for the District of the [US] Virgin Islands (USVI) announced on November 7, 2019 that [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Officer Yomont King pleaded guilty to two counts of bank fraud.

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