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Archive for June 7th, 2010

Court

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Total Black: $3,990.14
Total Red: $240,969.50

Day One of a criminal trial.  Defendant is accused of assault with the intent to murder along with a few other charges.  The incident allegedly happened last year, right down the road from the courthouse, when the defendant shot at the victim while both were driving down a public road.  The issue highlights a serious problem currently plaguing the Virgin Islands: retaliatory crimes.  Keep reading . . .