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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two Brazilian woman have been accused of re-entering the United States after previously being deported as illegals, authorities said. Valdete Pereira Santana and Joice Costa De Souza, of Rio de Janeiro , were charged with entering the United States after having been deported and removed, U.S. Attorney

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert on Monday urged the public to report suspected fraud schemes related to COVID-19 (the Coronavirus) by calling the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) hotline (1-866-720-5721) or by sending an email to the NCDF e-mail address, disaster@leo.gov In coordination with the Department

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who police caught red-handed with four pounds of marijuana, a Glock handgun and $6,226 cash got four months in prison from a federal judge, authorities said. Thomas Olive, II, 29, was sentenced Thursday on a conviction for possessing marijuana with intent to distribute,

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CHRISTIANSTED — Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Bureau and officers in the Special Operations Bureau conducted Operation “Lock Them Up” today executing arrest warrants on three St. Croix men in separate cases. Rolando Gautier, 37, of Peter’s Rest was arrested at 5:18 a.m. today and charged with second-degree reckless endangerment,

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CHRISTIANSTED — A man who was arrested for simple drug possession of an opioid in January was sentenced by a federal judge Monday to time served. Marshall D. Miller, 44, of Illinois, was sentenced on Monday to 69 days in prison (time served) for simple possession of fentanyl, U.S. Attorney Gretchen

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department is advising the general public that there is a Social Security Administration scam being perpetuated on old people in the territory. Callers are claiming that they are law enforcement officers and they are requesting the person’s Social Security Number and demanding that you

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Javier Enrique Lima was indicted on February 27, 2020 on multiple federal and local charges related to possessing and transporting a firearm with an obliterated serial number, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. Lima was also charged with departing a customs facility before being authorized to do

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Kitts native who was staring down a sentence of 10 years hard time — was able to strike a bargain with federal authorities — and got six years taken off. Alvin Henry, 41, of St. Thomas, was sentenced to four years in prison in U.S. District

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two males, one a 19-year-old and the other a minor, stole a car from a parking garage on St. Thomas’ East End and took it for a joyride on Sunday night, authorities said. Carl Previus, 19, of Estate Nadir, was arrested about 11 p.m. Sunday and charged

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Trinidad and Tobago national admitted in federal court that he illegally snuck back into the United States in St. Croix — after being previously deported for a money laundering conviction. Christopher Alfred, 45, of Frederiksted pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Golden Rock to re-entry of

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