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KANSAS CITY — Three seasoned Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers and U.S Attorney Gretchen C.F.Shappert represented the territory at last week’s Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) National Conference in Missouri. The Conference brought together federal prosecutors andtheir law enforcement partners from across the nation and included speeches by President DonaldTrump,

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ONCE BUT NO MORE: U.S. ATTORNEY GRETCHEN B.F. SHAPPERT SAYS YOU CAN’T MAIL DRUGS ANYMORE CHARLOTTE AMALIE – After 15 years of indifference, the U.S. Postal Service and the U.S. Attorney’s Office says you can no longer mail drugs through the U.S. postal system — if you do, they will

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said today that Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) Alphonso Andrews will lead the efforts of her Office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 6, 2018, general election. AUSA Andrews has been appointed to serve

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – An Anguilla native who agreed to cooperate with prosecutors to get a lighter sentence — refused to testify again in court — and was promptly given an additional three years in prison by a federal judge. Nilda N. Morton, 33, of The Valley was sentenced on Thursday

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent in Charge, A.J. Collazo and U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said that an upcoming prescription take-back event is scheduled for October 27th on St. Croix and St. Thomas. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — “Reducing violent crime and enhancing public safety are primary goals of the U.S. Attorney’s Office here in the Virgin Islands”, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said today. “On the one-year anniversary of the re-energized Project Safe Neighborhoods, we are moving forward with renewed energy to investigate and

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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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