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CHRISTIANSTED – A 25-year-old native of the Dominican Republic appeared in federal court on Monday to face illegal gun possession charges, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Rolando Torres De La Cruz appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged in an indictment with being an alien
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 23-year-old St. Thomas man who authorities said was the ringleader of a group of four men who removed the serial numbers from guns before shipping them here from Florida was sentenced to 15 months in prison by a federal judge on
U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe CHRISTIANSTED – A 50-year-old St. Croix man pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a gun this week, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Misael “Salao” Melendez pleaded guilty to those charges on Thursday in U.S. District Court in Estate Golden Rock, said U.S.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Nearly 80 percent of the firearms recovered from Virgin Islanders are from people aged 18 to 30, according to the latest statistics made available by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF). The average age of someone possessing an illegal firearm in the Virgin Islands is
CHRISTIANSTED – Four St. Croix men made their initial appearance today in U.S. District Court in Golden Rock before U.S. Magistrate Judge George W. Cannon after their arrest for drug-related offenses, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office said. Those indicted on drug charges are: Bruce McIntosh, 52, aka “Bird” aka “Butch.”
Ja’moi Khadeem Corraspe CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 22-year-old St. Thomas man pled guilty to illegal gun smuggling charges in federal court on Monday, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Ja’moi Khadeem Corraspe, 22, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on St. Thomas to conspiracy to ship firearms with obliterated serial
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 44-year-old St. Thomas man pled guilty to illegal gun possession charges in federal court Monday, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Lued A. Browne pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on St. Thomas to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon on September 14, U.S.