Tag: Cyril E. King Airport (CEKA)

Plaza Extra Cashier With 167 Pounds Of Marijuana In Luggage Gets No Jail Time

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A former Plaza Extra cashier with 167 pounds of marijuana stashed into three minors’ suitcases traveling with her but not related to her got time served from a federal judge. Idesha Patricia Sterrod, 32, was sentenced to time served and two years of supervised release for attempting to smuggle 76 kilograms of […]

3RD TIME’S A CHARM? Twice Deported Mexican Arrested Trying To Enter The USA

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that Luis Enrique De Jesus Colin Ochoa, 25, a Mexican National, appeared before Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller on Wednesday for his initial appearance hearing following his arrest Tuesday on the charge of unlawful reentry of an alien after removal. Ochoa again appeared before Magistrate […]

Air Traffic Control Tower Closed Due To COVID Cleaning Causes Flight Cancellation

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Federal Aviation Administration did a deep cleaning at the Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas which lead to a flight cancellation this afternoon. The FAA said a staffing shortage related to multiple health and safety factors, including COVID-19, resulted in the temporary closure of the air traffic control tower at […]