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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix baggage handler who was caught with cocaine strapped to his leg at the airport was given two years in prison by a federal judge, authorities said. Ray Harris, Jr., 24, was sentenced Thursday for conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Gretchen

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SAN JUAN – A former Puerto Rico Police Department (PRPD) police officer was sentenced Wednesday to 22 years in prison, followed by 15 years of supervised release, for possessing and producing child pornography. The sentence follows an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man who admitted to trafficking illegal aliens from India was given one year in prison today. Steven Lewis, 57, of St. Thomas, was sentenced for conspiracy to traffic illegal aliens, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez sentenced Lewis

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A former United States postal worker in St. Thomas got 3.08 years in prison from a federal judge for mailing 308 pounds of marijuana in the U.S. mail. Calvin Benjamin, 50, of St. Thomas, was sentenced today for conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute marijuana,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A former St. Croix postal worker was given three years in prison by a federal judge on St. Thomas today for mailing at least 308 pounds of marijuana. Stephen Bernier, 53, of St. Croix, was sentenced for conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute marijuana, U.S.

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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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