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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A federal Grand Jury returned an indictment against four people on money laundering related charges including one man from Florida and one man from the British Virgin Islands, authorities said. Akil Erickson, 26, of Orlando and Mikiel Robin, 21, of Road Town, Tortola and two others were charged

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Puerto Rican sea captain and a native of the Dominican Republic were captured by the feds while operating a maritime smuggling operation in the territory. Eduardo Javier Reyes of the Dominican Republic and Arturo Serrano Arizmendi of Puerto Rico appeared Monday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was in federal court for a detention hearing after allegedly resisting arrest by peace officers. Amijah Charles, 36, of Mariendahl, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after his arrest on Friday by federal agents for “assaulting and threatening federal officers,” U.S. Attorney

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man admitted in federal court on Thursday that he smuggled nearly 20 pounds of marijuana from Miami to Frederiksted last year. Dequan Forde, 21, pled guilty in U.S. District Court to one federal count of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Gretchen

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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man got 2.5 years in jail for using the Internet to try to seduce a minor into having sex with him. Josue Navarro, 37 of St. Croix, was sentenced on Friday for attempted coercion and enticement for illegal sexual activity, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The hits keep coming for St. Thomas professional boxer John “Dah Rock” Jackson — now charged with producing child pornography on his cell phone. Jackson, 30, was charged with second-degree aggravated rape by the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) on February 6 The Charlotte Amalie native appeared

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