Tag: Henry E. Rohlsen Airport (STX)

Man Who Raped Underage Girl Arrested As He Lands At Airport

FREDERIKSTED — A man who allegedly raped an underage girl in Carlton last month was arrested when he landed at the St. Croix airport, authorities said. Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Bureau arrested Benjamin Osorio-Torres upon returning to the territory at the Henry Rohlsen Airport at 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. […]

VIPA Officer Caught With 28 Pounds of Cocaine At Airport

CHRISTIANSTED – A VIPA officer was stopped with about 28 pounds of cocaine at the St. Croix airport, authorities said. Wayne Jeffers, of St. Croix, appeared Friday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Emile A.Henderso n, III for an initial appearance stemming from his May 20, 2022, arrest on illegal drug possession charges, U.S. Attorney Delia L. […]

Atlanta Man Has 4 Pounds Of Marijuana In His Luggage At St. Croix Airport

FREDERIKSTED — U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert of the District of the Virgin Islands announced that a Georgia man pleaded guilty in federal court today to possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute. According to court documents, Ra’Kheel Velasquez, 24, of Georgia traveled to St. Croix on a Delta flight originating from […]

North Carolina Woman Nabbed At Airport With 28 Pounds Of Marijuana: USAO

FREDERIKSTED — U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced that a St. Augustine woman was arrested on November 6, 2021 in St. Croix on criminal charges relating to her travel to St. Croix from Charlotte, North Carolina via commercial airline on November 6, According to court documents, she possessed two checked bags that contained 13 individually […]

St. Thomas Man Who Smelled Of Marijuana At Airport Pleads Guilty To Smuggling

CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Thomas man who tried to smuggle 14 pounds of marijuana into St. Croix undetected pleaded guilty to being a drug dealer in federal court today. Jahvar Looby, 31, of St. Thomas, appeared before Magistrate Judge George W. Cannon, Jr., in U.S. District Court and pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess marijuana […]