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ADRIAN L. FOSTER OF MIAMI CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Florida woman admitted in federal court that she lied about construction contracts she was given in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Adrian L. Foster, 50, of Miami, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court before Judge Curtis Gomez, to one

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WANTED BY THE FBI, U.S. MARSHALS SERVICE, VIPD: PAUL “BOGUS” GIRARD, 30, OF ST. CROIX FREDERIKSTED — The FBI is still looking for accused armed robber Paul “Bogus” Girard. Virgin Islands Police Department spokesman Glen Dratte said today that the reward money it is offering for information leading to the arrest and capture

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PUERTO RICO FRIENDSHIP INCLUDES THE FREE TRAFFICKING OF COCAINE TO ST. CROIX CHRISTIANSTED – A Puerto Rican drug dealer was sentenced to 5.66 years in prison for trying to bring 191 pounds of cocaine to St. Croix. U.S. District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis, on October 29, 2018, sentenced Jesus

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ONCE BUT NO MORE: U.S. ATTORNEY GRETCHEN B.F. SHAPPERT SAYS YOU CAN’T MAIL DRUGS ANYMORE CHARLOTTE AMALIE – After 15 years of indifference, the U.S. Postal Service and the U.S. Attorney’s Office says you can no longer mail drugs through the U.S. postal system — if you do, they will

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said today that Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) Alphonso Andrews will lead the efforts of her Office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 6, 2018, general election. AUSA Andrews has been appointed to serve

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OSVALDO TAVAREZ, 48, PLEADS GUILTY TO RAPE OF 13-YEAR-OLD GIRL ON ST. THOMAS CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man admitted in federal court that he took a 13-year-old girl out his household to have sex with her. Osvaldo Tavarez, 48, of St. Thomas, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court

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CHRISTIANSTED – The seventh of seven Venezuelans admitted in federal court that he helped bring 357 pounds of marijuana into the territory. Roman Jose Aguilera Gig, 39, of Venezuela, pled guilty on Friday in U.S. District Court to one count of Possession of a Controlled Substance on Board a Vessel,

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TORTOLA NATIVE KHADIN FAHIE GOT MORE TIME IN PRISON THAN HIS ST. THOMAS COUNTERPART CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Tortola native got 7.17 years in prison and a St. Thomas native got 6.75 years in prison for introducing nearly 40 bricks of cocaine into the territory. Khadin Fahie, 23, of the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. John man was charged Monday by federal authorities with trying to smuggle four illegal migrants into the territory. Brice Todman, 36, of St. John, was arrested Monday on a criminal complaint charging him with bringing aliens into the United States, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said.

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CRUZ BAY — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents intercepted Sunday a vessel with four aliens, navigating without lights crossing the border between Tortola and St. John. “AMO crews spend many hours patrolling the Caribbean region to discover smuggling ventures into U.S. territory,” said Johnny Morales, Director

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