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Two Treated for Injuries in STX Shooting

Two people were treated for gunshot wounds Saturday night after an incident at the Harbor View Apartments in Christiansted, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Crime of the Week: Reward Offered for Recent Home Invasion Suspects

Crime Stoppers USVI is offering a $5,000 cash reward for information leading to the arrest of suspects responsible for the Crimes of the Week, three home invasions that took place recently on St. Croix.
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Death of Key Witness Casts Cloud Over Yamini Potter Case

The death of a key witness and the introduction of a new judge into an ongoing federal fraud case have knocked what seemed like an open-and-shut case off of a judicial fast track.

VIPD Temporarily Closing STJ’s Leander Jurgen Command

The VIPD's Leander Jurgen Command in Cruz Bay will close temporarily beginning Monday following the discovery that some employees at the station may have been exposed to the corornavirus.
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Estate Frydendahl Man Charged with Domestic-Violence Assault

The V.I. Police on Sunday arrested police arrested Emile Ronaldo Lake, age 41 of Frydendahl, charging him with third-degree assault/domestic violence.

Jet Ski Dispute Pits Law of the Land Against Law of the Sea

A St. Thomas man is set to appear in court on Feb. 5 after he was charged with taking a Jet Ski found floating in Magens Bay. But the lawyer representing the defendant says other laws are at play in an apparent case of first come, first salvage.

St. Croix Woman Charged with Cyber Harassment

Detectives of the VIPD’s Economic Crimes Unit on Friday arrested 35-year-old Sharron Lopez of Louis E. Brown Villas, charging her with harassment by written communication, cyber-stalking and cyber-harassment.
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STJ Motorcyclist Dies in Collision

A 36-year-old St. John man was killed Tuesday in a collision between a vehicle and a motorcycle, the V.I. Police Department reported.

IRS, U.S. Attorney Warn of New Wave of COVID-19 Scams

Residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands should be on alert for a wave of scams related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the release of Economic Impact Payments, law enforcement officials announced on Tuesday.

Plaskett Asking Biden to Replace U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert

V.I. Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett has asked President Joe Biden to replace U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert, saying Shappert refuses to meet her, obstructs meetings with other officials for partisan motivations and has replaced V.I. attorneys with stateside people in a discriminatory manner.