Tag: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Felon Tells Feds AR-15 Under His Bed Was From Lady Who Told Him He Was ‘Good With His Hands’

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A convicted felon with the building blocks of an AR-15 under his bed told the feds that an “unknown woman” gave him the gun as a present because he is “good with his hands.” Desi Henry, Jr., 29, of St. Thomas, was detained by U.S. Magistrate Ruth Miller following his arrest on […]

UVI Employee Faces Life In Prison For Sexual Assault

With some of the lowest academic standards in the world, the University of the Virgin Islands is forced to take what it can get in terms of faculty and staff. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Federal prosecutors said today that a man employed by the University of the Virgin Islands is a dangerous sexual predator and asked […]

3 Corrections Officers Indicted After Assault On Detainee and Cover-Up

CHRISTIANSTED — Three Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections officers have been indicted by a grand jury for falsifying documents in an attempt to cover up an assault on a detainee by two officers, authorities said. Two former and one current Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections officers at the John A. Bell Adult Correctional Facility on […]

Houston Woman Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Marvelous Eghage, 39, of Houston, Texas pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller on Monday. According to court documents, between February 26, 2018, and March 13, 2018, Eghage devised a scheme to fraudulently obtain money and property by means of materially false and fraudulent pretenses […]

Boxer Who Made Sex Video Of Himself With Underage Girl Goes Down On All Rape Counts

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — After deliberating for nearly seven hours, a federal jury found a former professional boxer guilty on all counts at his rape trial on St. Thomas Friday. The jury heard closing arguments Friday morning from Assistant U.S. Attorney Donna Rainwater, who said the people who reported John “Dah Rock” Jackson to law enforcement […]

Accounts Deceivable: Email Scam Costliest Type of Cybercrime

“The scammers are extremely well organized and law enforcement is not,” Sherry Williams told The Associated Press. RICHMOND, Virginia (AP) — A shopping spree in Beverly Hills, a luxury vacation in Mexico, a bank account that jumped from $299.77 to $1.4 million overnight. From the outside, it looked like Moe and Kateryna Abourched had won […]

Iraq War Vet Banned From St. John Beach Bar Denies Making Bomb Threats

CRUZ BAY — An Iraq war veteran who allegedly phoned in repeated bomb threats to a St. John beach bar was arrested on Tuesday, federal authorities said. Gilbert “Gil” Brady, 54, of New York, faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted on federal criminal charges related to making bomb threats after he was […]

U.S. Seeks Extradition From Jamaica of Suspect in Murder of Haiti’s Moise

KINGSTON (Reuters) — The United States has requested the extradition from Jamaica of a suspect in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, the suspect’s lawyer said on Thursday. Former Haitian Senator John Joel Joseph, whom the Haitian government considers a key suspect in Moise’s murder last July, was arrested in Jamaica after having fled […]

Notorious Gang Leader and His Crew Convicted On Racketeering Charges In USVI

WASHINGTON — Three members of a violent criminal gang were convicted today in the U.S.Virgin Islands (USVI) by a federal jury for RICO conspiracy, murder, attempted murder, robbery,and drug dealing. According to court documents and the evidence presented at trial, the Paul “Bogus” Girard criminal enterprise committed murders and was involved in other acts of […]

Puerto Rico Man Gets 5.6 Years For Wide-Ranging Opioid, Heroin, Cocaine Conspiracy

BOSTON — A Puerto Rican man was sentenced today in federal court in Worcester for his role in a wide-ranging fentanyl, heroin, crack and cocaine trafficking conspiracy. Rafael Hidalgo Rodriguez, 34, of Ponce, Puerto Rico was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman to 68 months in prison and four years of supervised […]