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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — After a two-day trial, a federal jury found a St. Thomas man guilty of illegal gun charges. Rehelio Trant, 39, of Estate Contant, is guilty of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C. F. Shappert said. Trant faces a maximum sentence of

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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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CHRISTIANSTED – A Frederiksted man admitted in federal court on Friday to illegal weapons charges against him and a local charge related to stealing electricity to operate a marijuana grow room, Dale Ritter, 53, of Mars Hill, pled guilty on March 23, 2018, in U.S. District Count to one federal

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CHRISTIANSTED – A federal jury reached a guilty verdict on Tuesday in the case of a St. Croix man involved in a 2016 shootout at a Sunny Isle gas station. After a two-day trial, the jury found Nathaniel “JahReek” Thomas, Jr., 28, of St. Croix, guilty of being a felon

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of the Dominican Republic was given two years in prison today by a federal judge for firing off his gun in a crowded downtown area of St. Thomas. Cristian Lopez-Moncion, 36, of Santo Domingo, was sentenced today for possession of a firearm by an illegal

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GUILTY! SPENCER WAYNE ALLEN, 26, OF TEXAS CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A former Texas fugitive has admitted setting fires that destroyed a military recruiting office and damaged two other federal properties in St. Thomas. Spencer Wayne Allen, 26, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court to one count of arson and two counts

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE –– Two St. Thomas men appeared in federal court today to hear charges that they were convicted felons illegally in possession of guns. Rehelio Trant, 39, and Gamba Potter, 32, each of St. Thomas, made their initial appearances before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of the Dominican Republic was given 7.5 years in federal prison for his role in the shotgun robbery of a fast food restaurant last year. Betel Paulino, 18, was sentenced for his role in the armed robbery of the McDonald’s restaurant in Lockhart Shopping Center,

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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 – Helwood Urbina Paris, 20, of Puerto Rico, and Hanselo Recio, 18, of the Dominican Republic, were sentenced Thursday for their roles in the armed robbery of the McDonald’s restaurant in Lockhart Shopping Center, U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert said. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez sentenced Paris to

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