U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CPB)
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of the Dominican Republic and a native of Haiti were arrested on Monday on charges that they tried to smuggle 2.2 pounds of cocaine into the territory. Tommy Ramirez, 29, of Santo Domingo and Ramon Clavel, 55, of Port-au-Prince, were detained on a criminal complaint
Cape Air Employee Faces 40 Years In Prison After Guilty Plea To Smuggling Nearly Nine Pounds of Cocaine At St. Thomas Airport
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Cape Air employee admitted in federal court on Monday to trying to move at least eight pounds of cocaine through the St. Thomas airport. Wayne Fahie, 31, of St. Thomas, pleaded guilty in U.S District Court to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute
L.A. Woman Okeyonna Njoka Gets Eight Months In Prison For Bringing 13 Pounds Of Marijuana To The Territory
EIGHT MONTHS: A federal judge didn’t give Okeyonna Njoka, 30, of Los Angeles enough time to go full term if she happens to get pregnant in prison. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A California woman will serve less than a year in prison for admitting to bringing at least 13 pounds of
Coast Guard Rear Admiral Peter Brown: Captures Of Illegal Aliens With Criminal Records Have Gone Up In The USVI and PR
GUARDED MOMENT: U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral Peter Brown (right) stands next to Florida Gov. Rick Scott. SAN JUAN — The number of apprehensions of migrants with criminal records trying to illegally re-enter the U.S. after being deported has increased in the region, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Monday.