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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of the Dominican Republic was arrested on Saturday at the Cyril E. King International Airport and charged with trying to enter the country illegally — for the second time, authorities said. Gustavo Adolfo Jimenez Polanco, 29, of Santo Domingo, made his initial appearance Monday before

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Cape Air employee admitted in federal court on Monday to trying to move at least eight pounds of cocaine through the St. Thomas airport. Wayne Fahie, 31, of St. Thomas, pleaded guilty in U.S District Court to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute

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ARRAIGNED: Steven Baxter of South Carolina CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A South Carolina man was arraigned Wednesday on federal charges that he allegedly sent guns to an associate here through the mail. Steven Baxter, 31, heard the charges against him in U.S. District Court on St. Thomas that he had sent firearms

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE  — A St. Thomas man has pleaded guilty to smuggling illegal aliens into the territory for profit, according to federal authorities. Steven Lewis, 57, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Tuesday to one count of aiding and abetting the harboring of illegal aliens, Acting U.S. Attorney Joycelyn

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Georgia native admitted in federal court today that he was trying to move as much as 330 pounds of cocaine in St. Thomas. Makimba Barry, 41, of Atlanta, Ga., pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez to conspiring to possess with intent to

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(FILE PHOTO OF VING PERSONNEL) CHRISTIANSTED – Another top-ranking Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) officer has been sentenced to prison time for stealing thousands of dollars in government money. On July 13, 2017, VING Lt. Col. Kenneth Alleyne, of St. Croix, was sentenced to 18 months in prison and one

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DRUG LORD TURNED RAT IN PRISON: Fernando Auces in Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio  – Prosecutors say an inmate at the Allen Correctional Institute in Lima, Ohio, ran a multi-state drug ring from behind bars. Fernando Auces, 52, was sentenced to six years in prison after investigators determined he was communicating, through

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 An AK-47 machine gun and magazines CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 24-year-old St. Thomas native admitted in federal court that a cache of machine guns and other weapons in his luggage were his. Naeem Akil Smith of Estate Thomas pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on St. Thomas Thursday to trafficking

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 51-year-old native of Ghana who pimped out her underage daughter in a sex-for-money scheme was given 10 years in prison by a federal judge on Thursday. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez sentenced Jenifer Bowen-Dodoo, 51, and Lennox Phillips, 58, to 120 and 130 months in prison,

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