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CONVICTED: Alejandro Marva-Romero CHRISTIANSTED – District Court Judge Raymond L. Finch on March 14, 2017 sentenced Alejandro Marva-Romero, 33, of Venezuela, to 41 months in prison for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, Acting United States Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett announced. Judge Finch also sentenced Marva-Romero to five years of

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MOST EFFECTIVE EVER? Ronald Sharpe CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Just days after the most powerful U.S. Attorney in the country — Preet Bharara of New York — defied President Donald Trump’s demand that he submit his resignation — the U.S. Attorney for the territory said that he will comply with the

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CHRISTIANSTED – A Clifton Hill man was given two years in federal prison on Thursday for being a drug user with a Luger. Dwayne Wesselhoft, 29, of St. Croix, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Raymond Finch to 24 months in prison for possession of a firearm by a

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I’LL BE OUT IN FIVE YEARS, SUCKERS! Puerto Rico native Gamalier Rohlsen-Arizmendi has a history of drug offenses that date back to 2010, but he was sentenced to just five years in prison for bringing 191 pounds of cocaine to St. Croix. CHRISTIANSTED – A Puerto Rican native with a

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BLACK OPS IN JUDITH’S FANCY: A black military-style helicopter that was used in the drug interdiction mission. CHRISTIANSTED — Two military-style “black ops” helicopters were used on a successful nighttime drug interdiction operation by the federal government in Judith’s Fancy on January 30, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned.

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RECORD CACHE SCORE: U.S. Coast Guard officials seized 4.2 tons of cocaine off the coast of Suriname. The coke has a street value of $125 million and was brought back to Puerto Rico and turned over to the DEA. SAN JUAN — Authorities have made the largest maritime seizure of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of the Dominican Republic was given 10 years in prison by a federal judge for bringing 12 pounds of cocaine into Hull Bay. Tomas Liriano Castillo, 44, was sentenced to 121 months in prison on Tuesday for conspiracy to possess cocaine with the intent to

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PURE WHITE GOLD: What 71 kilograms of cocaine looks like. CHRISTIANSTED – A native of Puerto Rico will spend about 3.83 years behind bars after admitting to bringing 156 pounds of cocaine to the waters off of St. Croix. Carmelo Cruz-Velez, 52 of San Juan was sentenced to 46 months

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BALES AND BALES OF COKE: Cocaine seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents near the Dominican Republic on January 2, 2017. SANTO DOMINGO — Agents from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations unit detected a vessel laden with 2,000 pounds of cocaine in the region early

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 39-year-old Dominican national was sentenced to 16.8 years in prison after being convicted on cocaine distribution charges, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Alexandro Geraldine-Aracena was given 202 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Curtis Gomez for conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute

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