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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An illegal alien from Tortola was driving a motorcycle around St. Thomas carrying a loaded Glock 23, ammo and drugs. Authorities didn’t know that until Ashan Randolph Westcott crashed his motorbike into a passing vehicle on Turpentine Run Road at 2:44 p.m. on March 2, U.S. District

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CHRISTIANSTED – Four Guyanese nationals got sentences ranging from two years to four years for bringing 8,309 pounds of cocaine to the region by sea vessel. Neville Jeffrey, 70, Mohamed Hoseain, 66, Richard La Cruz, 51, and Mark Anthony Williams, 32, all of Guyana, were sentenced to 48 months, 36

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of the Dominican Republic admitted in federal court to bringing at least 2,204 pounds of cocaine to the territory by boat. Dany Perez-Brito, 44, of Santo Domingo, pled guilty to conspiracy to possess a controlled substance on board a vessel subject to the jurisdiction of

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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Thomas man has been found guilt of having at least 11 pounds of cocaine by a St. Croix jury. Alvin Henry, 40, of Charlotte Amalie, has been found guilty of one count of Conspiracy to Possess a Controlled Substance With Intent to Distribute and one count

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Professional boxer John Jackson’s family members have offered up $541,600 worth of property as bond in an effort to persuade a federal judge to release him from jail as he awaits trial on charges that he allegedly secretly filmed himself raping an underage girl, U.S. District Court

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CHRISTIANSTED – Seven Venezuelan men were given sentences of 1.75 years in prison for bringing 357 pounds of marijuana to the region. Felix Gomez, 38, Roman Jose Aguilera Gig, 39, Jesus Garcia, 35, Jhoan Gomez, 29, Rosauro Morao, 46, Manual Rodriguez, 52, and Juan Rodriguez, 26, all Venezuelan nationals were

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal Grand Jury handed down an indictment six days ago against a St. Thomas resident who failed to register as a sex offender here. Jeffrey Cole, 57, of Ohio was indicted by a federal Grand Jury on February 21, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. Cole

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SAN JUAN — A federal grand jury in Puerto Rico has indicted 75 people accused of running a multi million dollar drug trafficking ring and of throwing bodies of victims to caimans. U.S. Attorney Rosa Emilia Rodriguez said today that the group had operated since 2006 and sold drugs including

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert for the District of the Virgin Islands announced today that charges have been unsealed against Juli Campbell and three others for fraud related to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power (STEP) Program. The STEP Program provides

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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man got 2.5 years in jail for using the Internet to try to seduce a minor into having sex with him. Josue Navarro, 37 of St. Croix, was sentenced on Friday for attempted coercion and enticement for illegal sexual activity, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert

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