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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A government contractor teaching computer skills for the Department of Labor has been given 1.5 years in prison by a federal judge for alien smuggling and identification fraud. Dean Baptiste, 53, of St. Thomas, was sentenced Wednesday on separate indictments charging conspiracy to traffic illegal aliens and bank

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Mexican national was sentenced in federal court today for entering St. Thomas illegally. Filiberto Moreno, 50, of Mexico, was given four months in prison for illegal reentry into the United States, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez also

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SECURITY OFFICE NEAL CHESTERFIELD: Sentenced to 5.83 years in prison today. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A former “dignity officer” assigned to Gov. Kenneth Mapp was given nearly six years in prison today for admitting to a cocaine-smuggling operation that spanned five years. Neal Chesterfield, 41, of St. Thomas was sentenced to

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A former peace officer with the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) was found guilty of trying to move at least 100 kilos of cocaine to the U.S. mainland in federal court on Thursday. Gerald Mercer, 43, was found guilty by a jury in

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Mexican national who was once deported from the United States tried to sneak in again on St. Thomas this morning, authorities said. Filiberto Moreno, 50, of Mexico City, was arrested today on a complaint charging him with illegal reentry into the United States, U.S.

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – In 1983, President Ronald Regan proclaimed May 25th National Missing Children’s Day. The day was observed after a string of child abductions gained national attention. Each year, the U.S. Department of Justice through the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, commemorates Missing Children’s Day

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ARRESTED AT CYRIL E. KING INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: ASHLEY WARNER OF TORTOLA, BVI [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two Tortola men were taken into federal custody at the St. Thomas airport on Thursday with 24 pounds of cocaine, authorities said. Jason Frett, 36, and Ashley Warner, 54, each of the British

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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix baggage handler who was caught with cocaine strapped to his leg at the airport was given two years in prison by a federal judge, authorities said. Ray Harris, Jr., 24, was sentenced Thursday for conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Gretchen

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SAN JUAN – A former Puerto Rico Police Department (PRPD) police officer was sentenced Wednesday to 22 years in prison, followed by 15 years of supervised release, for possessing and producing child pornography. The sentence follows an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man who admitted to trafficking illegal aliens from India was given one year in prison today. Steven Lewis, 57, of St. Thomas, was sentenced for conspiracy to traffic illegal aliens, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez sentenced Lewis

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