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Eugenia Winston, Accused Mailer Of Packages With Harmless White Powder, Released To Custody Of Her Sister
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A federal judge has ordered a woman who admitted to sending more than 20 letters containing white powder to public and private buildings on St. Thomas to be released to her sister’s custody. District Court Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller issued the order Thursday following a hearing on
SAN JUAN — A passenger on a flight from New York to Puerto Rico is in FBI custody today after allegedly setting two blankets and a control panel on fire during a flight. Idializ Gomez boarded a JetBlue flight at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York at about 12:43
Dominican National Sentenced To Just 1.75 Years In Prison For Cash And Guns For Drugs At UVI Conspiracy
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 35-year-old national of the Dominican Republic was sentenced to only 1.75 years in prison for his role in a cash and assault rifles for cocaine conspiracy that was to take place on the St. Thomas campus of the University of the Virgin Islands, according to the
What 100 kilos of cocaine looks like CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal judge sentenced a 36-year-old Puerto Rico native to 10.5 years in prison after pleading guilty to cocaine distribution conspiracy-related charges, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Jose Luis Ponce-Pagan was ordered to serve 126 months behind bars
CHRISTIANSTED – A 41-year-old St. Croix man was sentenced in federal court on Thursday to seven years in prison for his involvement in an armed robbery of a food service company, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. In U.S. District Court in Estate Golden Rock, Daniel Ramos was given
WASHINGTON — A topless image of Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett was briefly posted online by hackers before being removed, the former federal prosecutor said today. The partially-nude image of freshman Delegate to Congress Plaskett (D-VI) was also circulating online, according to Politico. “Private photographs shared between my
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 27-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested and charged in federal court with trafficking firearms, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Mohammed Jubran, 27, made his initial appearance in U.S. District Court on Tuesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged in a one-count
CHRISTIANSTED – A 50-year-old St. Croix man was ordered to serve just over four years in prison after pleading guilty to charges in federal court that he was a convicted felon in possession of a gun, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Misael “Salao” Melendez was sentenced in U.S.
Convicted Bank Robber Damian Lang Had To Wear A GPS Bracelet And Faced 20 Years In Prison … Then Conviction Was Overturned
CHRISTIANSTED – After a six-day trial, on June 8, 2016, a federal jury convicted a 37-year-old St. Croix man of attempted bank robbery, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Damian Lang, Sr. was found guilty of conspiracy to commit bank robbery and bank robbery, U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe said.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 45-year-old St. Thomas man was sentenced in federal court to six months in prison after authorities discovered marijuana in a hot water heater and freezer he shipped to himself, the U.S. Department of Justice said. Edridge Clyne was given that sentence for possession with intent to