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June 26th, 2017
22 year old man shot dead in USVI

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ESTATE LERKENLUND, St Thomas, USVI — A young man was shot dead on Sunday night in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) in the area of Estate Lerkenlund, US Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced Monday, June 26, 2017.

June 23rd, 2017
USVI bill seeks to ease punishment for juveniles who commit murder

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A bill sponsored by US Virgin Islands (USVI) Senator Sammuel Sanes that is seeking to add new language to a current law regarding juveniles who commit murder, sparked passionate debate between opponents and proponents of the measure during a Rules Committee hearing on Thursday, June 22, 2017 among them testifiers and senators alike, arguing for and against the changes.

June 22nd, 2017
USVI man accused of shooting & stabbing ex-girlfriend turns self in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— Richard Ireland, who allegedly shot a woman and also stabbed her on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI), turned himself in after much circulation of his picture online, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte confirmed to The Consortium on June 22, 2017.

June 16th, 2017
USVI woman arrested for embezzlement @ Home Depot

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— Police on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 arrested a female Home Depot employee after the manager of the department this employee worked in allegedly caught her allowing someone she knows to leave the store with items without paying for them, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department [VIPD] Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced Friday, June 16, 2017.

June 15th, 2017
DR man pleads guilty in USVI to possession of firearm by illegal alien

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Cristian Lopez-Moncion, 35, of the Dominican Republic, pleaded guilty today in federal court on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) to possession of a firearm by an illegal alien, Acting United States Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced.

June 14th, 2017
USVI marina kicks out crew & vessel carrying Confederate Flag

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Yacht Haven Grande on Wednesday, June 14, 14, 2017 issued a statement regarding the incident that occurred at Brewers Bay, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Sunday, June 11, 2017 where a vessel with three Caucasian men was seen prominently displaying a Confederate flag, swiftly igniting the ire of the USVI community, including Acting Governor Osbert E. Potter.

June 13th, 2017
New USVI scam seeks credit card info through fake IRS lawsuit

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- A new scam making the rounds in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) seeks to defraud residents of their credit card info by using an Internal Revenue Service-related, authentic-looking scheme, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department [VIPD] Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

June 9th, 2017
USVI man allegedly batters, robs woman

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) man accused of battering a woman and stealing her belongings has been arrested and charged with robbery, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced Friday, June 9, 2017.

June 7th, 2017
McDonald’s restaurant robbery suspects plead guilty

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— Hanselo Recio, 18, and Junior Feliz, 22, both of the Dominican Republic, pleaded guilty on June 6, 2017 in District Court on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) for their roles in the robbery of a McDonald’s restaurant in St Thomas, Acting United States Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced.

June 6th, 2017
Mentally-ill USVI man accused of sexually assaulting another man

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — US Virgin Islands (USVI) Superior Court Magistrate Henry V. Carr III found that there was sufficient probable cause to move forward on rape and related charges against a mentally-ill man, Wingrove Clarke, USVI Department of Justice Public Media Officer Corliss Smithen announced Monday June 5, 2017.



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