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SAN JUAN — The FBI has raided a government office in Puerto Rico’s capital to seize documents and other items as part of an investigation into alleged fraud. Special agent in charge Douglas Leff said federal investigators are also looking into potential obstruction of the investigation. According to Leff, agents believe documents tied to the reported

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas armed robbery getaway driver got only five years in prison when he was facing a maximum count of 20 years in prison. Devon Davis, 28, of St. Thomas, was sentenced today for his role in the armed robbery of the Gems and Gold Corner

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A former Department of Planning and Natural Resources officer who masterminded a smuggling operation that moved 220 pounds (100 kilos) of cocaine through the territory was given nearly sixteen years in prison for his federal conviction on cocaine distribution-related counts. Gerald W. Mercer, 42, of St. Thomas

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    CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Three St. Thomas man were indicted by a federal grand jury on robbery, conspiracy and illegal gun charges — two men with money laundering charges. On September 9, 2018, a federal grand jury returned a seven-count indictment against Paul Girard, 30, Shaquan Prentice, 33, and

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COLD-BLOODED HOME INVADER? CHRISS CEPEDA, 22, OF MACHUCHAL, ST. CROIX CHRISTIANSTED – One man was detained and two are scheduled to appear in U.S. District Court today for detention hearings after they were arrested and charged in connection with a home invasion and carjacking on St. Croix, U.S. Attorney Gretchen

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CAPTURED IN MARYLAND THANKS TO THE NCIC: JOSEPH HANLEY, 60, OF ST. CROIX ROCKVILLE — A St. Croix man wanted for a 1999 rape in Christiansted was arrested in Maryland on Friday thanks to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC). Joseph Hanley, 60, was arrested based on a Superior Court

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INDICTED BY A FEDERAL GRAND JURY: K’MOI CORRASPE OF ST. THOMAS CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Three men were indicted by a federal grand jury on Thursday. A federal Grand Jury returned three separate indictments against K’Moi Corraspe, 24, Michael Hendrickson, 27, and Gamba Potter, 33, each for allegedly possessing illegal contraband

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GUILTY AS CHARGED! FORMER ST. CROIX SENATOR WAYNE JAMES WAS FOUND GUILTY OF WIRE FRAUD AND THEFT OF FEDERAL PROGRAM FUNDS IN U.S. DISTRICT COURT ON ST. THOMAS TODAY. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – After a two-day trial and one day of deliberation a federal jury found former St. Croix Senator Wayne

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Croix man was given 7.25 years in prison today by a federal judge for his role in a jewelry store heist on St. Thomas in January. Wahilli Nasco James, 23, got that sentence for his role in the armed robbery of the Gems and Gold

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CONVICTED TODAY: Germaine Hall (left) and Craig Richardson (right) CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two St. Thomas men were given 14 and 13.3 years in prison respectively for their part in a conspiracy to ship drugs from the Virgin Islands to the U.S. mainland with the help of one of Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s bodyguards.

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