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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A native of Dominica was brought up on federal charges that he tried to sell at least 26 pounds of cocaine in the streets of the territory. Kenneth James, 51, of Roseau made his initial appearance today before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon after being charged in

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SHOT DEAD: Social media was abuzz after it was reported that Atnelle Livingston Harris, 24, had been shot to death near St. Croix Mutual homes on Sunday evening. Police will not say if his death is connected to the July murders of Lyana Serieux, 24, Jeremiah Serieux, 5, and Jordan

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LOT OF ‘SPLAININ’ TO DO: David Diaz of the United States will have to explain why it is that he had five firearms and $850,000 cash on him when the plane he chartered from the Dominican Republic landed in Puerto Rico. Diaz was advised of his rights in court on

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ARRESTED: Caheem Johnson, 22, on St. Thomas. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Caheem Johnson, 22, of St. Thomas, was detained today pending further proceedings after his arrest Saturday for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, Acting U.S. Attorney, Joycelyn Hewlett said. Johnson made his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez sentenced Celeste P. Bermudez, 42, of Methuen, Massachusetts, today to 30 months in prison and three years of supervised release for theft of federal program funds, Acting United States Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett said. Gomez also ordered St. Croix native Bermudez to

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SENTENCED TO ONE YEAR AND ONE DAY IN PRISON: Jashawn Bailey CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Jashawn Bailey, 30, of St. Thomas, was sentenced today to 12 months and a day in prison for possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number, Acting U.S. Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett said. U.S. District Court

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE  — A native of the Dominican Republic who claimed credit for masterminding the shotgun robbery at the Lockhart Gardens McDonald’s that left another teen dead has changed his plea to guilty. Betel Augusto Rosario Paulino, 18, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to one count of conspiracy to

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FLASH THE CASH: King Leonard, 24, poses with two female friends on social media. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two brothers who admitted in federal court to smuggling six illegal aliens from the Dominican Republic into the territory were ordered to serve a year in prison on Tuesday. King Leonard, 24, of

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If at first you don’t succeed, try try again. That seems to be the message from one St. Croix senator. Sen. Terrance “Positive” Nelson said on Thursday that he has submitted a medical marijuana legalization bill to the Legislature, despite the fact that there is little official support for it in

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FBI agents escort police officers and prison guards arrested in a major anti-corruption operation across the U.S. commonwealth to the Puerto Rico Federal Court Building in San Juan, October 6, 2010. (REUTERS/Ana Martinez) SAN JUAN — Four former or current Puerto Rico police officers have been indicted on allegations they

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