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March 9th, 2018
USVI man charged for allegedly sexually assaulting 2 minors

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— The [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) on Thursday, March 8, 2018 said Jelani Marcus Hall, 28, was arrested and charged with first-degree unlawful sexual contact, after it was reported — and investigated, according to police — that Mr Hall, on several occasions, had sexually assaulted two minors.

February 22nd, 2018
USVI men arrested for possession of a firearm by convicted felons

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— Rehelio Trant, 39, and Gamba Potter, 32, both of St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI), made their initial appearances today before US Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged in an indictment with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, United States Attorney Gretchen C. F. Shappert announced today. Trant and Potter were detained pending further proceedings. Both are scheduled to be arraigned on Friday February 23, 2018.

February 16th, 2018
VITEMA Director summoned to USVI senate while in church

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Mona L. Barnes, the [US] Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) director, rebuked lawmakers who make up the Committee on Homeland Security, Justice and Public Safety, while explaining at length in a prepared testimony, why she missed a Senate hearing after she was subpoenaed to attend (Ms Barnes said she was not served the first time she was subpoenaed).

February 12th, 2018
USVI man arrested for allegedly beating female about body & head

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A man was arrested for allegedly beating a female acquaintance with his closed fist about the body and on her head on Monday February 5, 2018, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.

February 6th, 2018
Bill Clinton tours USVI

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Former United States of America (USA) President William Jefferson Clinton aka ‘Bill’ and members of the Clinton Foundation, as announced last week, visited the US Virgin Islands (USVI) — specifically St Thomas and St John — on Monday February 5, 2018, touring areas on both islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, while visiting My Brother’s Workshop and the Schneider Regional Medical Center on St Thomas, and meeting with local leaders on St John.

February 4th, 2018
292 lbs of cocaine inside vessel leaving USVI towards Puerto Rico

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents, along with agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), seized 292 pounds (132 kilos) of cocaine concealed inside two hidden compartments in a vessel intercepted leaving from St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI), towards Puerto Rico on Saturday January 27, 2018.

January 30th, 2018
Woman stabs male friend with knife on STT

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) late Monday, January 29, 2018 reported multiple incidents that occurred throughout the territory, one which involved unauthorised possession of ammunition, and two others involving assault.

January 25th, 2018
Tenant found dead in STT rental property

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- A man who was found dead in a rental property in Kronprinsense Gade, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI), is said to have hanged himself, according to [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman, who reported the incident yesterday Wednesday January 24, 2017.

January 21st, 2018
USVI Senators refute notion of being inactive after Irma & Maria

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Gathering at the Earl B. Ottley Legislative Hall on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on January 18, 2018, senators who make up the majority caucus, led by leader Neville A. James, forcefully refuted the notion that they were inactive after Hurricanes Irma and Maria, a belief held by many residents throughout the territory, who say the lawmakers weren’t visible with their efforts after the storms, if they were active at all.

January 19th, 2018
No US voting rights for USVI, PR & Guam, US Court rules

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Last Thursday, January 18, 2018 the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled against expanding territorial voting rights in Segovia v. United States, according to We The People Project, a non-profit that advocates for equal rights and representation in US territories.



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