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SPENCER WAYNE ALLEN OF TEXAS WAS SENTENCED TO 7.75 YEARS IN PRISON TODAY CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Texas man was given 7.75 years in prison today by a federal judge for destroying a U.S. Navy recruiting center and damaging two other federal buildings in St. Thomas. Spencer Wayne Allen, 26,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A California man was given about 75 days in prison by a federal court today for admitting to having 4.4 pounds of marijuana. Kelley Hansen, 28, was sentenced to two and a half months incarceration for possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Gretchen

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MIAMI — A Florida federal grand jury indicted an unruly St. Croix passenger accused of interfering with a flight attendant while aboard an American Airlines flight last month, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. In a two-count indictment, Jason Felix, 35, is charged with “interference with a flight crew

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GUILTY PLEA IN FEDERAL COURT: JESUS DEL ROSARIO-RONDON CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Dominican Republic native admitted today that he wanted to get at least 33 pounds of cocaine to do a drug deal in St. Thomas. Jesus Del Rosario-Rondon, 39, of Santo Domingo pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Curtis

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NEWARK — The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says a number of Caribbean nationals have been arrested among 91 immigrants during a five-day immigration sweep in New Jersey. ICE said the operation targeted “at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants and other immigration violators.” It said the operation was supported

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE –U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said that she and other federal law enforcement and members of the District’s Project Safe Neighborhoods Task Force will participate in a community meeting at the Contant Knolls Community Center on Thursday, June 21st at 6:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is

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CRUZ BAY –– Police are investigating an incident in which two women were robbed at gunpoint in their residence in Enighed Pond, St. John late Saturday night. According to the Virgin Islands Police Department, two black males entered the property at Enighed Pond about 11:30 p.m. on Saturday. The women

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The company that manages the territory’s two wastewater treatment plants says they are calling it quits here after the V.I. Waste Management Authority failed to pay them $5.6 million owed. Veolia Water North American Caribbean, has operated wastewater treatment plants on St. Thomas and St. Croix since

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  CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas homeless man admitted in federal court on Thursday that he stole a package from the Emancipation Garden post office earlier this year. Allen Springette, 45, of St. Thomas pleaded guilty to burglary of the Alvaro de Lugo Post Office, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F.

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SECURITY OFFICE NEAL CHESTERFIELD: Sentenced to 5.83334 years in prison today. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A former “dignity officer” assigned to Gov. Kenneth Mapp was given nearly six years in prison today for admitting to a cocaine-smuggling operation that spanned five years. Neal Chesterfield, 41, of St. Thomas was sentenced to

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