Public television in the Virgin Islands is taking on a mission to showcase unsolved murders in the territory. The monthly series on cold case homicides is called Virgin Islands Case Files; its second episode aired Nov. 20.
A former employee of the St. Thomas Federal Credit Union made an appearance in court on Monday, charged with siphoning funds from two customers. The magistrate judge presiding over the initial hearing upheld charges of grand larceny, embezzlement and obtaining money by false pretense.
Federal authorities on Saturday announced the arrest of three men off the coast of Puerto Rico, accused as part of a suspected drug smuggling conspiracy. The three were taken into custody early Thursday morning after a seagoing encounter by agents of U.S. Customs and Border Protection resulted in gunfire.
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