Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Rogue TSA Officer Who Allegedly Taped 2.2 Pounds Of Cocaine To His ‘Left Torso’ Prior To Flight Goes To Court
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A rogue U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer who allegedly duct taped about 2.2 pounds of cocaine to his underwear prior to boarding a flight to Puerto Rico had his day in court in St. Thomas yesterday. Former TSA officer Miguel Batista, Jr., 26, appeared before U.S.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Croix man admitted in federal court that he tried to smuggle about 42 pounds of cocaine from St. Thomas to Florida, authorities said. Mikhail “NastyMik” Munoz, 31, of Campo Rico, pled guilty to possession with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, U.S.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said today that a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Bombing Prevention Awareness Course (BPAC) will be offered two days next week at the VITEMA offices on St. Thomas. On December 5 and 6, the courses will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — FBI investigators along with local police converged upon the entrance of the Cyril E. King International Airport this morning after a report came in that the United States, U.S. Virgin Islands and nine other flags that normally hang on a welcome monument
SENTENCED TO TWO YEARS IN PRISON: KINIA BLYDEN [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The 2011 St. John Festival queen has been ordered to serve at least two years in prison for her role in a massive cocaine trafficking operation. The former beauty queen, Kinia Blyden, was one
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] HARTFORD — Hip hop artist Kamaiyah was arrested today after state police say she unleashed a tirade with vulgar language at a trooper and a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent going through security at Bradley International Airport. Kamaiyah Johnson, of Marina Delray, Calif., was charged with
IEKHS Grad Jamal Haynes Pleads Guilty To Federal Cocaine Distribution Charges And Faces Up To 40 Years In Prison
[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – An Ivanna Eudora Kean High School graduate has pleaded guilty to cocaine distribution charges in the territory. Jamal Haynes, 39, of Phoenix, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court Monday to two different conspiracies to possess cocaine with intent to distribute, Acting United States Attorney Joycelyn
VIRGIN ISLANDS TOURISM BOON OR BUST? Nine States To Require A United States Passport to Visit Them in 2018
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One of the selling points of the Virgin Islands current tourism campaign is to emphasize “No Passport Required.” But for nine United States that is all about to change … starting in 2018. So the question becomes: What will the impact be to tourism in the territory?
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Field Operations office held its first Global Entry enrollment event in St. Thomas recently. The event was held October 14 to 15 at the Cyril E. King International Airport security office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Forty-seven United States Virgin
ARRESTED: Kinia Blyden CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The 2011 St. John Festival Queen Kinia Blyden has been arrested in connection with what federal prosecutors say was a conspiracy to smuggle at least eight kilograms of cocaine through security at the St. Thomas airport to the mainland United States. When Blyden, 23,