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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man who admitted to an armed jewelry store robbery, gun-butting a jewelry store guard in the head and illegal gun charges over a two year period was given 15 years in prison by a federal judge. Visiting Judge Anne Thompson sentenced Ajani “Jahno” Plante, 28,

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U.S. COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE THIRD CIRCUIT IN NEW JERSEY CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Dominican Republic native was given 10 years in prison by a federal judge for bringing nearly 13 pounds of cocaine to the territory. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez re-sentenced Tomas Liriano Castillo, 44, to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man who allegedly brandished a firearm during a jewelry store robbery and duct taped employees to threaten and intimidate them faces 40 years in prison if convicted and sentenced to the maximum. On November 1, 2018, a federal grand jury returned a six count

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CAPTURED! PAUL “BOGUS” GIRARD ON ST. CROIX “WITHOUT INCIDENT.” CHRISTIANSTED –Accused armed robber Paul Girard was apprehended early on Sunday morning on St. Croix by federal and local law enforcement officers. A team comprised of Deputy United States Marshals, DEA, FBI, ATF, and VIPD agents and officers located and arrested

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ADRIAN L. FOSTER OF MIAMI CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Florida woman admitted in federal court that she lied about construction contracts she was given in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Adrian L. Foster, 50, of Miami, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court before Judge Curtis Gomez, to one

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WANTED BY THE FBI, U.S. MARSHALS SERVICE, VIPD: PAUL “BOGUS” GIRARD, 30, OF ST. CROIX FREDERIKSTED — The FBI is still looking for accused armed robber Paul “Bogus” Girard. Virgin Islands Police Department spokesman Glen Dratte said today that the reward money it is offering for information leading to the arrest and capture

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CHRISTIANSTED – A Puerto Rican drug dealer was sentenced to 5.66 years in prison for trying to bring 191 pounds of cocaine to St. Croix. U.S. District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis, on October 29, 2018, sentenced Jesus Burgos-Montanez, 31, of Puerto Rico, to 68 months in prison for conspiracy

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – After 15 years of indifference, the U.S. Postal Service and the U.S. Attorney’s Office says you can no longer mail drugs through the U.S. postal system — if you do, they will prosecute you! U.S. Postal Inspection Service Inspector in Charge James Buthorn and U.S. Attorney Gretchen

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said today that Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) Alphonso Andrews will lead the efforts of her Office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 6, 2018, general election. AUSA Andrews has been appointed to serve

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man admitted in federal court that he took a 13-year-old girl out his household to have sex with her. Osvaldo Tavarez, 48, of St. Thomas, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court before Judge Curtis Gomez, to one count of transporting a minor for illegal

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