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SEX OFFENDER: Brian Roubal CHARLOTTE AMALIE –A 29-year-old Illinois man is charged with violating the Sex Offender Registration Act after border protection officers flagged him in St. Thomas. Brian Roubal of Sandwich, Illinois was trying to board a plane back to the United States April 25 when officers with the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 23-year-old man heard charges in federal court that he had used forged identity documents to board a flight in the territory, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Chintamkumar Patel an initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller on Friday after being charged in a

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  FREDERIKSTED — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Field Operations Officers at the Henry E. Rohlsen International Airport identified and arrested a female with an outstanding arrest warrant in Wisconsin for violating probation on forgery charges. Leah Marie Peters, 42, a citizen of the United States and place of abode

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Cruise ship passengers are purchasing liquor and cigarettes in foreign ports in excess of what is allowed by law leading to a significant loss of both local and federal revenue, Gov. Kenneth Mapp said Wednesday. The Mapp Administration said that it has been investigating complaints from Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 57-year-old St. Thomas man previously convicted of heroin smuggling was sentenced to nine months in prison after being convicted of being a pot dealer, according to federal authorities. Alva Nicholas was given that sentence by U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez sentenced on March 17 along

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NEW YORK – The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) say they have detained two people, including a Haitian, on drug related charges. CBP said that its officers had detained United States citizen, Elisabethmone Lewis and Haitian Anne Cadet, in two separate occasions earlier this month. It said Lewis

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  CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 30-year-old Michigan woman was in federal court on Thursday to face charges that she was smuggling marijuana. Deangelia D. Quintana appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged with “possession with intent to distribute marijuana,” U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe Islands Area Port Director

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SAN JUAN – Federal authorities in Puerto Rico are investigating the origin of almost a half-ton of cocaine seized last week from a shipping container at San Juan port, officials said Saturday. In a statement, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection said officers found 910 pounds (413 kilograms) of cocaine

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 22-year-old British Virgin Islands native made his initial appearance in federal court today on charges that he encouraged illegal migrants to enter the territory. Ashemba Frett of Tortola, BVI made his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller in U.S. District Court in St. Thomas

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 24-year-old Florida man was sentenced in federal court today to five months in prison for trying to smuggle nearly five kilos of marijuana into the territory. T’Koi Lee Bryan was given five months imprisonment and three years of supervised release by U.S. District Court Judge Curtis

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