Tag: Cyril E. King Airport (CEKA)

South Carolina Man Arrested At CEK Airport Based On Outstanding Warrant

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A South Carolina man made his initial appearance in St. Thomas before a federal judge after his arrest based on fugitive-from-justice charges from the U.S. mainland, authorities said. Maurice Eugene Tucker, 35, of Columbia, heard from U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller that he is currently wanted for illegal weapon possession […]

Pennsylvania Fugitive Detained at Cyril E. King Airport: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A fugitive wanted on a Pennsylvania warrant was arrested after arriving at Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas on May 4, the Virgin Islands Police Department said today. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) contacted police at about 5:41 p.m., and detectives went to the airport and were presented with a […]

Texas Fugitive Stopped At St. Thomas Airport By CBP Agents: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man wanted on criminal charges in Texas was taken into custody at the Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas on Wednesday, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Stuart Nicholas Lopez, 30, of Texas, was arrested and charged with being a fugitive from justice, after the Criminal Investigation Bureau determined […]

CBP, DEA Agents Seize St. Thomas Aircraft Tied To Smuggling Activities

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents seized a St. Thomas aircraft on Tuesday suspected of having been used for smuggling events. During an arrest conducted in the fall of 2021, AMO agents working with U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents and U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), U.S. Department […]

Missing Mother And Daughter Found Unharmed At St. Thomas Airport: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A woman and her young daughter who were reported missing on St. Thomas Monday morning were found unharmed a few hours later, authorities said. Leigh Ann Sharpe, 25, and her daughter Daisy were reported missing Tuesday, and police alerted the community in a press release and social media post at about 11:45 […]

3RD TIME’S NOT A CHARM: Twice Deported Trinidadian Shows Up In St. Thomas Again

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced that a Trinidad and Tobago national was sentenced today to 17 months in prison for illegally reentering the United States after he was removed. According to court documents, Allan Browne, 49, presented himself for inspection in April 2021 atthe Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas, […]

St. Thomas Man Charged With Smuggling 12 Pounds Of Cocaine At Cyril E. King Airport

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man was arrested at the St. Thomas airport and charged with smuggling 12.1 pounds of cocaine, authorities said. According to U.S. District Court documents, Tyree “Ballers Man” Morton transported cocaine, weighing approximately 5.5 kilograms, including packaging, from a location within the Cyril E. King airport to another location within the airport. […]

‘High-Tech Stalker’ Stopped At Airport Based On Outstanding Warrant From California: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A California man who was dubbed a “high-tech stalker” was detained at the St. Thomas airport Friday based on an outstanding warrant, authorities said. Michael David Kowitz, 56, of Los Gatos, was flagged at the Cyril E. King Airport after U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents noticed he was wanted on weapons […]

Drunken Delta Passenger Taken Off Plane On St. Thomas In Handcuffs Kicking and Screaming

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A New York man was arrested on St. Thomas after police said he caused a drunken disturbance on a plane at the Cyril E. King Airport, authorities said. Terry D’Or, 35, of Jamaica, New York, was charged with two counts of interfering with an officer and one count of disturbance of the […]

Dominican National Tries To Enter USA By Using A False Name At CEK Airport

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A citizen of the Dominican Republic was arrested on criminal charges Friday at the Cyril E. King Airport because he gave false information to U.S. Customs and Boarder Protection agents. According to court documents, Luis Miguel Lopez, 28, presented himself to U.S. Customs and Border Protection for inspection at the Cyril E. […]