Tag: Department of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)

DRUG DEALER ON THE SIDE: Airport Contractor Hides 10 Pounds Of Cocaine In Men’s Room Wall At C.E.K.

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man working for a contractor doing the remodeling work at the St. Thomas airport has been charged with dealing cocaine after allegedly admitting to hiding 10 pounds of cocaine in a men’s room wall inside the air terminal, authorities said.. Keilin Lopez Lopez has been charged with possession with intent to […]

St. Thomas Boat Captain Accused By Feds Of Bringing Two St. Lucian Illegal Aliens Here From BVI

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas boat captain is accused of trying to deceive U.S. Customs and Border Security agents that two illegal St. Lucian men aboard his vessel had just gone for a day sail to the BVI and come right back again. Kalik Aaron, 22, Arkim Clersaint, 20, and Le Shaun Fahie, 23, […]

St. Thomas Man Found Guilty Of Being Cocaine Dealer By St. Croix Jury: USAO

CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Thomas man has been found guilt of having at least 11 pounds of cocaine by a St. Croix jury. Alvin Henry, 40, of Charlotte Amalie, has been found guilty of one count of Conspiracy to Possess a Controlled Substance With Intent to Distribute and one count of Possession of a Controlled […]

Mexican Deported From Texas In 2017 Admits To Coming To St. Croix in 2018

CHRISTIANSTED – A Mexican national who was deported from the United States about a year ago admitted in federal court that he returned here illegally again in 2018. Manuel Alberto Fuentes-Acosta of Mexico City pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to re-entry of removed alien, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said today. Fuentes-Acosta made the […]

Brice Todman Gets A Half Year In Prison For Bringing Four Illegals To St. John

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. John man was given a half year in prison today by a federal judge for admitting to bringing four illegal migrants into the territory. Brice Todman, 36, of Cruz Bay, was sentenced in U.S. District Court on St. Thomas for bringing illegal aliens into the United States, U.S. Attorney Gretchen […]

Spencer Wayne Allen Gets 7.75 Years In Prison For Destroying Navy Recruiting Office

SPENCER WAYNE ALLEN OF TEXAS WAS SENTENCED TO 7.75 YEARS IN PRISON TODAY CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Texas man was given 7.75 years in prison today by a federal judge for destroying a U.S. Navy recruiting center and damaging two other federal buildings in St. Thomas. Spencer Wayne Allen, 26, was sentenced in U.S. District […]

Dominican and Haitian Could Get Five Years For Sending 2.2 Pounds of Cocaine Through Mail

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Dominican man and a Haitian man admitted in federal court today that they arranged to pick up cocaine that they sent through the U.S. mail to St. Thomas. Tommy Ramirez, 29, of the Dominican Republic and Ramon Clavel, 55, of Haiti, plead guilty today in U.S. District Court before U.S. District […]

Dominican National Arrested By Feds For Trying To Introduce Nearly Nine Pounds of Cocaine Into Territory

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of the Dominican Republic was arrested on Monday on charges related to trying to smuggle nearly nine pounds of cocaine into the territory. Braulio Martinez, 33, of Santo Domingo, was arrested on an indictment charging him with three counts of distribution of a controlled substance, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert […]