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Georgia Woman Caught With Pot At Airport Gets 8 Months in Prison



          Amari Stroy of Union City, Georgia

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal judge sentenced a 23-year-old Georgia woman to less than a year in prison for marijuana possession, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

U.S. District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced Amari Stroy of Union City, Ga. to eight months in prison and one year of supervised release for possession of marijuana, U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe said.

On June 8, 2015, Stroy pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana. Court records show that on February 13, 2015, Stroy was apprehended at the Cyril E. King International Airport on St. Thomas with approximately 9.9 kilograms of marijuana after arriving from Atlanta, Georgia, Sharpe said.

The sentencing by Judge Gomez was on September 17, according to a statement on the U.S. Attorney’s Office website.

The case was investigated by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations, and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney David White.

        Amari Stroy

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