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Chief Judge Wilma Lewis CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 23-year-old St. Croix man was given 1.75 years in prison by a federal judge for having prison contraband and an illegal gun, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office and FBI. Jahseen Simmonds of Estate Richmond was sentenced to 21 months in prison

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           Kasimir Asim McClean CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment on November 5, 2015 charging a 37-year-old St. Thomas man with trying to import marijuana to the territory, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Kasimir Asim McClean is charged with possession

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SAN JUAN – Seven men and two women have been indicted for their alleged participation in a conspiracy to commit bank fraud, bank fraud, access devices fraud and aggravated identity theft, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Puerto Rico. The U.S. Secret Service is in charge of the investigation,

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U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands government will receive five grants totaling at least $2 million, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.  The grants were awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice on September 23, U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe said. Sharpe said the U.S. Department of Justice

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WASHINGTON – Ten Puerto Rico police officers have been indicted for their alleged participation in a criminal organization, run out of the police department, that used their affiliation with law enforcement to make money through robbery, extortion, manipulating court records and selling illegal narcotics, announced U.S. Attorney Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Vélez

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        Judge Mary M. Lisi PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Juan C. Maldonado, 31, of Providence, was sentenced this summer to 36 months in federal prison for participating in a conspiracy to trafficking cocaine, according to U.S. Attorney Peter Neronha and Bruce Foucart, Special Agent in Charge of Homeland Security Investigations for New

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   U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) funding awards this week, including a $1,838,023 award to the Virgin Islands Police Department for 15 additional law enforcement positions. Over $107 million will be awarded nationally, through the COPS

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                  Amari Stroy of Union City, Georgia CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal judge sentenced a 23-year-old Georgia woman to less than a year in prison for marijuana possession, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced Amari Stroy of Union City, Ga.

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CHRISTIANSTED – Four St. Croix men made their initial appearance today in U.S. District Court in Golden Rock before U.S. Magistrate Judge George W. Cannon after their arrest for drug-related offenses, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office said. Those indicted  on drug charges are: Bruce McIntosh, 52, aka “Bird” aka “Butch.”

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PHILADELPHIA – An indictment was filed recently charging six people with running a “Jamaican lottery” scam in the United States between January 2012 and March 2015, which targeted an Upper Darby man among their prey, U.S. States Attorney Zane David Memeger and Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent-in-Charge John P. Kelleghan

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