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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two Pennsylvania natives were arrested today on charges that they tried to smuggle at least 28 pounds of cocaine through the territory. Ngoc Nguyen, 21, and Fendi Brooks, 25, each of Pittsburgh, were arrested on a complaint charging them with conspiracy to possess with the intent to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man was arrested today for trying to move at least 50 pounds of cocaine through the territory. Shahime Ludvig, Jr., 20, of Charlotte Amalie was arrested on a complaint charging him with possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of the Dominican Republic and a native of Haiti were given at least three years in prison on Thursday for their roles in a conspiracy to sell 2.2 pounds of cocaine here. Tommy Ramirez, 29, of the Dominican Republic, and Ramon Clavel, 55 of Haiti,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Dominican Republic national was given one year in prison for illegally returning to the United States four years after he was deported. Gustavo Adolfo Jimenez Polanco, 30, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court on St. Thomas for illegally re-entering the United States, U.S. Attorney Gretchen

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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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