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U.S. Attorney Hewlett Says Department of Justice Is On The Lookout For Disaster Fraud In The Aftermath of Irma and Maria
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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced the formation of a task force comprised of local and federal agencies to combat illegal activity related to Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Acting U.S. Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett urges residents and businesses to immediately report suspected fraudulent activity related to recovery

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St. Thomas Drug Dealer Rhasheel Charles Gets Five Years In Prison For Trying To Take Eight Pounds Of Coke From STT To MIA
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       SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS: Rhasheel Charles CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man was ordered by a federal judge to serve five years in prison for trying to take eight pounds of cocaine from here to Florida and being part of a larger drug smuggling conspiracy, according to

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St. Thomas' Shakieme 'Lil Shak' Freeman Arraigned As Being A Felon With An Illegal Gun
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ARRAIGNED: Shakieme S. Freeman CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man heard the illegal gun charges that have been brought against him in federal court on Tuesday. Shakieme S. “Lil Shak” Freeman, 24, of St. Thomas, was arraigned before U.S. Magistrate Court Judge Ruth Miller on a criminal complaint charging

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Federal Agent Rappels Down To Judith's Fancy House And Seizes 20 Kilos of Cocaine
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CHRISTIANSTED — Two military-style “black ops” helicopters were used on a successful nighttime drug interdiction operation by the federal government in Judith’s Fancy on January 30, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. As one of the helicopters hovered over a house that had been targeted based on months of

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St. Thomas Native Jashawn Bailey Appears In Federal Court On Illegal Weapons Charges
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 30-year-old St. Thomas native was arrested on illegal weapons charges, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Jashawn Bailey was arrested Friday on a criminal complaint charging him with one count of possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number, U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe said.

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Dominican Man De Jesus Gets 3.4 Years In Prison For Trying To Move 13 Pounds of Cocaine From Tortola To Hull Bay
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SENTENCED: ESTANISLAO DE JESUS CHARLOTTE AMALIE – District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced Estanislao De Jesus, 47, of the Dominican Republic, to 41 months’ imprisonment followed by four years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute cocaine. Judge Gomez also ordered De Jesus to pay a $100

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GONE HOLLYWOOD! U.S. Attorney's Office Sponsors Movie Night For The Disabled In St. Thomas
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U.S. Attorney Ronald “Happy-Go-Lucky” Sharpe CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Department of Justice is sponsoring a free movie night for people with disabilities — five days before Christmas in St. Thomas, according to U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe. “The purpose of this event is to celebrate and promote the remediation work

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USDOJ: Convicted Crack Dealer Tolomah Foy of St. Thomas Gets Two Years In Prison For Selling One Ounce Of Cocaine
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CRACK DEALER? Tolomah Foy is accused of selling about one ounce of cocaine near a local high school. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 23-year-old St. Thomas man appeared in federal court on Monday to answer charges that he is a crack cocaine dealer. Tolomah Foy made his initial appearance before U.S.

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Mapp Bodyguard Takes The Fall For Attempting To Deliver Nearly 50 Pounds of Cocaine To The U.S. Mainland From Rock City
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MAPP’S BODYGUARD: Neal Chesterfield CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A “dignity” bodyguard for Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp based on St. Thomas has admitted in federal court to trying to deliver nearly 50 pounds of high-grade cocaine to the U.S. mainland, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. On Thursday, Neal A. Chesterfield,

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INSULT 2 INJURY: FBI Agents Raid Financially-Troubled Town In Puerto Rico
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SAN JUAN –  Dozens of FBI agents are seizing documents and electronic equipment at the city hall of a financially struggling town in northern Puerto Rico. The special agent in charge of the FBI’s San Juan division said Tuesday that agents were serving a search warrant at the government offices

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