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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – United States Attorney Gretchen C. F. Shappert said that a federal jury handed down a guilty verdict against Michael Hendrickson 28, for possession of prison contraband on Wednesday, following a one-day trial. “Contraband cell phones in correctional facilities create a security threat for correctional officers, others prisoners,

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CHRISTIANSTED — An armed robbery of a popular East End watering hole ended in a shooting that left one man dead on Wednesday, authorities said. It is 30 seconds by vehicle from where Governor Kenneth Mapp lives in Coakley Bay Condominiums on St. Croix. The 911 Emergency Call Center notified

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CONVICTED! Sergio Quinones-Davila of Florida must serve 23 years in prison by order of a federal judge. CHRISTIANSTED – A Florida man was handed a 23-year prison sentence by a federal judge who said that he was the “organizer” of Venenuela to Virgin Islands cocaine trafficking operation. U.S. District Court

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. John man and a native of the Dominican Republic admitted in federal court that they tried to smuggle illegal aliens into the territory, authorities said. Brice Todman, 36, of Cruz Bay, and Jose Alfredo Rondon Castro, 40, of the Santo Domingo, each pleaded guilty today

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CONVICTED: Shahime “Prettyboyswagg” Ludvig, Jr. 20, on St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man who admitted in federal court that he flew in 50 pounds of cocaine on a commercial flight faces a possible life sentence, authorities said. Shahime “Prettyboyswagg” Ludvig, Jr., 20, pleaded guilty today before U.S.

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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man must serve 20 years in prison for being a “manager” in a Venezuela to Virgin Islands cocaine smuggling conspiracy. U.S. District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on Thursday sentenced Jose R. Hodge, 38, to 240 months in prison for conspiracy to possess cocaine with

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CONCERNED NEIGHBORS? FOUND MURDERED THURSDAY AFTER LITTLE LA GRANGE RESIDENTS HEARD GUNSHOTS ON TUESDAY: MARK GRAFFIS, 67 FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man who was found dead Tuesday in his own home with bullet wounds was murdered, authorities said. Joseph Mark Graffis, 67, of Little La Grange, was discovered by

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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man got just over two years in prison for selling less than an ounce of crack cocaine at Sunny Isle Shopping Center four years ago. Bruce “Bird” McIntosh, 55, of Christiansted, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Golden Rock on the charge of

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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man who admitted to an armed jewelry store robbery, gun-butting a jewelry store guard in the head and illegal gun charges over a two year period was given 15 years in prison by a federal judge. Visiting Judge Anne Thompson sentenced Ajani “Jahno” Plante, 28,

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was found with bullet wounds to his body when police checked to see if he was all right in Estate La Grange today. A concerned citizen walked in to the Francis Command Zone B in Frederiksted and requested a welfare check on a resident

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