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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One of the four St. Thomas men accused of robbing a man of his jewelry at gunpoint near his Mariendahl home last month was charged in the case on Tuesday, authorities said. Jevon Thomas, 19, of Bovoni was arrested at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday and charged with first-degree

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who shipped about a pound of cocaine disguised in colorful cellophane candy bags to the U.S. mainland has admitted in federal court to sending about half that amount in return for a reduced prison sentence, authorities said. Kemo Riley, of St. Thomas, pleaded

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man already facing illegal ammunition possession charges was arrested Tuesday for allegedly trying to mail 16.3 ounces of cocaine from the USVI to the U.S. mainland, authorities said. Damian Anthony Lang, 41, of St. Croix was arrested on a charge of conspiracy to possess with

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JUNEAU — A convicted sex offender Alaska police have identified as a suspect in a homicide at a hotel in Anchorage has been arrested in the U.S. Virgin Islands nearly two months after the crime, authorities said. Brant Marshall, 40, of Anchorage, who is known to acquaintances as “Joey Snow”

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CRUZ BAY — A St. John man who allegedly fled to Puerto Rico before he could be charged in connection to a shooting that left two people dead at a Contant bar in December is in official custody today, authorities said. Charlie Manuel Castillo Borg, 26 of Estate Adrian was

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Keyur Hirenbhai Patel, a citizen of India, was charged with illegally reentering the United States, authorities said. Keyur Hirenbhai Patel made his initial appearances before U.S. District Judge Curtis Gomez on Thursday. After preliminary and detention hearings on Friday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller ordered Keyur Hirenbhai

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CHRISTIANSTED — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that Nisha Brathwaite, 38, and Darlene Thompson, 37, both from the Virgin Islands and living on the mainland United States pled guilty on January 21, 2020 and January 24, 2020, respectively, to conspiracy to defraud the United States. According to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Juwon Cordelle Potter, a citizen of the British Virgin Islands, was charged with destroying a record or tangible object with the intent to impede a federal investigation and with knowingly and willfully entering the United States at a time and place other than as designated by Immigration

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Croix man can expect a minimum 10-year prison term after admitting in federal court to supplying a drug mule with at least 50 pounds of cocaine at the St. Thomas airport, authorities said. Jakwaan Sweeney, Jr., 21, of St. Croix, pleaded guilty to possession with

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man arrested by police for allegedly firing a gun near a La Grande Princesse nightclub in November has been indicted by the federal government on illegal gun charges, authorities said. Mario Felix, 29, has been charged with felon in possession of a firearm, felon in

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