Cyril E. King Airport (CEK)
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man who allegedly beat a man with a lead pipe at the St. Thomas airport in May was arrested by police early this morning, authorities said. Atnel O. Kuntz, 60, of Anna’s Retreat, was arrested at 7:00 a.m. today and charged with third-degree assault, use of
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A New Jersey man who was sentenced to 14 years in prison in 2017 for being the “ringleader” of a “major international carjacking and stolen car trafficking ring” was detained at the St. Thomas airport on Monday morning, authorities said. Kyle W. Champagnie, 34, of Hillside, NJ
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating after a dead body was found in the road near the Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas on Saturday morning, authorities said. Joseph Jason Jackson, 49, was positively identified by relatives as the deceased, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The 911 Emergency
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A contractor who stashed 10 pounds of cocaine into an airport bathroom in St. Thomas has pleaded guilty in federal court to drug possession charges, authorities said. Keilin Lopez-Lopez, 22, a resident of St. Thomas, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute approximately 4.6 kilograms of
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A concrete truck just arrived this morning will be pouring concrete today at the site of the new parking and transportation center under construction at the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas, the Virgin Islands Port Authority said. The facility will provide 600 parking spaces and
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced that a Nigerian national was arrested on June 4, 2021, at the Cyril E. King Airport on criminal charges related to her alleged misrepresentation that she was a United States citizen. According to court documents, Ifeoma Inneh, 40, of Abuja, appeared
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — If you like to “people watch” this Memorial Day holiday, then you might consider hanging out at the Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas this weekend. Long lines of people waiting to make their connections to the U.S. mainland stretched from one end of the St.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Virgin Islands Port Authority Director Carlton Dowe, USVI Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte and other officials broke ground to commemorate the start of Phase One of the Cyril E. King Airport Terminal Expansion and Modernization Project. Phase One includes the Parking and Transportation Center that
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that Marvin Forbes, 49, from Orlando, Florida, pleaded guilty in federal court just prior to the beginning of jury selection for his trial on the charge of possession with Intent to distribute 12.61 kilograms of marijuana. According to court
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A former supermarket cashier who brought 167 pounds of marijuana to the airport in seven suitcases pleaded guilty to drug smuggling charges today, authorities said. Idesha Patricia Sterrod pled in U.S. District Court in St. Thomas to possession with intent to distribute marijuana, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F.