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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man was given two years in prison by a federal judge for trying to smuggle cocaine onto an airplane. Dimitrous Jefferson, 29, of Mon Bijou, was sentenced on Monday for conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. Chief
CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix baggage handler who was caught with cocaine strapped to his leg at the airport was given two years in prison by a federal judge, authorities said. Ray Harris, Jr., 24, was sentenced Thursday for conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Gretchen
SAN JUAN – A former Puerto Rico Police Department (PRPD) police officer was sentenced Wednesday to 22 years in prison, followed by 15 years of supervised release, for possessing and producing child pornography. The sentence follows an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) with
U.S. Immigration Rounds Up Seven Illegal Aliens in Virgin Islands in Massive Sweep Over Three Regions
MIAMI — It’s the start of the Easter weekend for many, but for 271 immigrants, including several from the Caribbean nabbed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers, it won’t be a Happy Easter. The Caribbean immigrants were mostly nabbed in the U.S. Virgin Islands,
U.S. Immigration Rounds Up The Usual Suspects In New Jersey and Nabs People From Anguilla, Trinidad and Dominican Republic Who Are Here Illegally
NEWARK — Caribbean nationals are among 36 people arrested by law enforcement authorities in New Jersey during a five-day operation as part of an ongoing “public safety efforts” campaign this week. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) service said that the operation targeted criminal immigrants who were previously
Atlanta’s Makimba Barry Pleads Guilty To Trying To Smuggle 330 Pounds of Cocaine Thru Cyril E. King Airport
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Georgia native admitted in federal court today that he was trying to move as much as 330 pounds of cocaine in St. Thomas. Makimba Barry, 41, of Atlanta, Ga., pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez to conspiring to possess with intent to
St. Croix Man Gilroy Elcock Faces 30 Years In Prison After Being Convicted Of Videotaping Himself Having Sex With Underage Girls And Putting The Images On The Internet
CHRISTIANSTED – On August 25, 2017, after a five-day trial, a federal jury on St. Croix convicted Gilroy Derrick Elcock, 45, of six counts of production of child pornography, two counts of aggravated rape first degree, and one count of possession of child pornography, Acting U.S. Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett said.
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.
ACCUSED COKE DEALER: Rhasheel Charles (right) CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 30-year-old St. Thomas man is facing federal charges that he tried to distribute 7.83 pounds of cocaine, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Rhasheel Charles made his initial appearance in District Court before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller on
CHRISTIANSTED – A 39-year-old St. Croix man heard the illegal gun charges he is faced with in federal court on Monday, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Karim Woodley was arraigned before U.S. Magistrate Judge George W. Cannon after being charged in a three-count information with possession of a