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NEW YORK — U.S. law enforcement officials arrested a Jamaican with cocaine in beef pâtés at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport this week. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency said that officers intercepted Chantal Alecia Bedward on arrival on a flight from Kingston, Jamaica, on Tuesday. During her

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HOLIDAY SPIRIT: An employee of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CPB) reads to the children. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Some 400 DHS students received gifts from a three-day jubilee sponsored by the United States Virgin Islands Law Enforcement led by the Federal Bureau Investigation (FBI), Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) in collaboration

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NOELLE BISHOPEL: FOUR MONTHS IN PRISON FOR 21 POUNDS OF POT IN HER LUGGAGE CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two Atlanta women were sentenced to prison to two to four months for their roles in an attempted marijuana smuggling operation between Georgia and the territory, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

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MAPP’S BODYGUARD: Neal Chesterfield CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A “dignity” bodyguard for Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp based on St. Thomas has admitted in federal court to trying to deliver nearly 50 pounds of high-grade cocaine to the U.S. mainland, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. On Thursday, Neal A. Chesterfield,

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BERT DONADELLE: CAN BRING MORE POT HERE IN 3 MONTHS CHARLOTTE AMALIE – District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced Bert Donadelle, Jr., 26, of Georgia, to three months’ imprisonment and three years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

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INTERCEPTED: 283 lbs of coke SAN JUAN — U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Air and Marine Operations agents seized 328 pounds of cocaine from a vessel near Puerto Rico on November 15, in what is the latest sign that traffickers may be returning to once popular Caribbean smuggling routes. A

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CBP agents intercepted 283 pounds of suspected cocaine off of Aguadilla, in northwest Puerto Rico. Christopher Woody/Google Maps SAN JUAN — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations intercepted a small wooden vessel carrying two men and $3.6 million in cocaine on Sunday, the latest sign that smuggling routes

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Unidentified wanted man arrested by CPB on St. Croix CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two wanted fugitives were captured by federal officials in separate incidents at the St. Thomas airport recently, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CPB). CBP Pre-clearance inspections at the Cyril E King International Airport in St. Thomas and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Field Operations office held its first Global Entry enrollment event in St. Thomas recently. The event was held October 14 to 15 at the Cyril E. King International Airport security office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Forty-seven United States Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Michigan woman who tried to smuggle nearly 43 pounds of marijuana into St. Thomas through the airport was sentenced in federal court to a half year in prison on Thursday, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Deangelia D. Quintana, 30, of Flint, Michigan got six

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