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CONVICTED TODAY: Germaine Hall (left) and Craig Richardson (right) CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two St. Thomas men were given 14 and 13.3 years in prison respectively for their part in a conspiracy to ship drugs from the Virgin Islands to the U.S. mainland with the help of one of Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s bodyguards.

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DOPE RIDE: Ashley Warner, 54, of Road Town, Tortola British Virgin Islands admitted in federal court that he was a coke dealer today. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A British Virgin Islander admitted in federal court today to trying to smuggle about 22 pounds of cocaine in coolers through St. Thomas. Ashley

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ARRESTED ON ST. CROIX IN FEBRUARY, JUNE AND JULY: DEQUAN J.J. FORDE   MID-ISLAND — A St. Croix man who allegedly robbed another man at gunpoint as he walked along Northside Road in Estate Glynn in May has been arrested. Dequan J.J. Forde, 20, was charged with first-degree robbery based

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SAN JUAN — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently installed a new Federal Inspection Station at Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport. The $6 million station uses advanced technology and allows passengers to move through a single point of control, speeding up entry to the island. It incorporates

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of the Dominican Republic was arrested Monday on federal charges for allegedly trying to mail himself 17.5 ounces of cocaine. Domingo Diaz, 40, was told in U.S. District Court that he was charged with possession with the intent to distribute cocaine and attempted possession with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Mexican national was sentenced in federal court today for entering St. Thomas illegally. Filiberto Moreno, 50, of Mexico, was given four months in prison for illegal reentry into the United States, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez also sentenced Moreno

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A California man was given about 75 days in prison by a federal court today for admitting to having 4.4 pounds of marijuana. Kelley Hansen, 28, was sentenced to two and a half months incarceration for possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Gretchen

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ARRESTED ON ST. CROIX: DEQUAN J.J. FORDE: He was also arrested in February FREDERIKSTED — Two St. Croix men were arrested after a being stopped at a traffic checkpoint on Saturday and charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, authorities said. According to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) ,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Mexican national admitted in federal court on St. Thomas today that he had entered the United States illegally. Filiberto Moreno, 50, of Mexico, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez, to illegal reentry into the United States, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. Sentencing is

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A former peace officer with the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) was found guilty of trying to move at least 100 kilos of cocaine to the U.S. mainland in federal court on Thursday. Gerald Mercer, 43, was found guilty by a jury in U.S. District

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