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CHARLOTTE AMALIE –U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said that she and other federal law enforcement and members of the District’s Project Safe Neighborhoods Task Force will participate in a community meeting at the Contant Knolls Community Center on Thursday, June 21st at 6:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is

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SECURITY OFFICE NEAL CHESTERFIELD: Sentenced to 5.83334 years in prison today. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A former “dignity officer” assigned to Gov. Kenneth Mapp was given nearly six years in prison today for admitting to a cocaine-smuggling operation that spanned five years. Neal Chesterfield, 41, of St. Thomas was sentenced to

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GUILTY PLEA: Khadin Fahie of Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A British Virgin Islands native admitted in federal court to a cocaine smuggling operation conducted in St. Thomas. Khadin Fahie, 23, of Road Town, Tortola pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute at

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said today that she and federal law enforcement partners, plus members of the District’s Project Safe Neighborhoods Task Force, will participate in a Town Hall meeting at the Kirwan Terrace community on Thursday, June 14th at 6:00 p.m. The purpose of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of St. Lucia expelled from the territory for “moral turpitude” in 2014 was charged in federal court for trying to enter the United States illegally in St. Thomas on Tuesday. Isidore Francis Isidore, 61, was detained pending further proceedings after his arrest on April 28,

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CAPTURED: Nathaniel Thomas Jr. in Ponce, Puerto Rico PONCE — Two wanted St. Croix fugitives were arrested in Puerto Rico in back-to-back raids by the U.S. Marshals Service on Saturday. Ivan James, wanted for a double homicide by the Virgin Islands Police Department and Nathaniel Thomas Jr., wanted for escape

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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 Dominican Republic national was sentenced today to three years in prison for his role in the shotgun robbery of the McDonald’s restaurant at Lockhart Gardens last year. Junior Feliz, 22, was given 36 months in jail for conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robbery, U.S. Attorney Gretchen

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested today on an indictment charging him with two federal firearms offenses and three territorial firearms offenses, authorities said. Levi Registe, 26,  made his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller on the federal charges of possession of a firearm by a

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