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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.

November 2nd, 2019
Pennsylvania duo sentenced for cocaine possession in USVI

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ST. THOMAS, USVI - Ngoc Nguyen, 22, and Fendi Brooks, 26, both from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, were sentenced on Thursday for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

October 26th, 2019
USVI Gov't audit reveals decades of fraud, waste of public funds

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ST. THOMAS, USVI - An audit made public by the Office of the Inspector General on Friday, Friday, October 25, 2019, unearthed what many US Virgin Islanders had long suspected, but never had proof to back up the claims; that fraud, waste and abuse were rampant in the executive branch of the government of the Virgin Islands.

October 25th, 2019
10 years jail for STT youth who used A-15 rifle during robbery

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— Arthur Greaves, Jr, 20, of St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) was sentenced on Thursday, October 24, 2019 after being convicted of possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

October 19th, 2019
Study: Hurricanes Irma & Maria resulted in hundreds of deaths

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ST. THOMAS, USVI- A new study published by the American Journal of Public Health has drastically increased the death toll resulting from Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the territory as reported by the United States Virgin Islands Government, which, as of today, still stands at 5.

October 17th, 2019
After a 2-year hiatus BVI/USVI Friendship Day celebrations set for Oct. 19, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Not held since the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017, BVI/USVI Friendship Day celebrations will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019 in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands.

October 11th, 2019
Positive Nelson prevented from serving on USVI Cannabis Board

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ST. THOMAS, USVI - Senators who make up the Committee on Rules and Judiciary on Thursday, October 10, 2019, held in committee, the nomination of Positive Nelson to serve on the Virgin Islands Cannabis Advisory Board.

October 1st, 2019
2 arrested for smuggling $287K into STT

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today, October 1, 2019 that charges have been filed against two men for attempting to smuggle approximately $287,000 into St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) by boat.

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