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CHARLOTTE AMALIE –– A St. Croix female airport employee and four men heard the formal reading of the drug trafficking conspiracy charges against them in federal court six days ago, authorities said. Ivan James, Kai James, Joh Williams, Malachi Benjamin and Tillisa Caesar appeared on Wednesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man arrested by police for allegedly firing a gun near a La Grande Princesse nightclub in November has been indicted by the federal government on illegal gun charges, authorities said. Mario Felix, 29, has been charged with felon in possession of a firearm, felon in

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix convicted felon who tried to hide the shipment of a machine pistol, magazines and ammunition to himself by mixing them in to a shipment of tools was given 4.833 years in prison by a federal judge. William Payne, 39, of St. Croix, was sentenced on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man with a history of assault using a dangerous weapon admitted in federal court that he was a convicted felon with a handgun. Jabari Hodge, 29, of St. Thomas pled guilty today to being a felon in possession of a firearm in U.S. District

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was convicted in federal court on Thursday for his role in trying to run a pipeline of guns with obliterated serial numbers between Atlanta and the USVI, authorities said. Shawn Bernard Tyson was found guilty of being a felon in possession of ammunition

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man accused of being a serial gold chain snatcher … had the book thrown at him by a federal judge… after he used an assault rifle in a petty crime. Arthur Greaves, Jr., 20, of St. Thomas, was sentenced today after being convicted of

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was given 3.41 years in prison on Monday for being a person in possession of a firearm while under federal charges, authorities said. Ameade Williams, 24, of St. Croix, was sentenced to 41 months of incarceration for possession of a firearm while under indictment,

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix convicted felon admitted in federal court today that he hid a semi-automatic weapon in a shipment of tools to St. Croix, authorities said. William Payne, 39, of St. Croix, pled guilty in U.S. District Court to one federal count of possession of a firearm by

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CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix has been plagued with three cases involving arson in the last month and a half.  Another $10,000.00 REWARD is being offered by V.I. Paving for information leading to the arrest of the individual or individuals responsible for the destruction, determined as arson, of a CAT 323FL Track

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Croix man appeared in federal court in St. Thomas after being arrested with a Glock machine pistol last week, authorities said. Karime Williams, 36, appeared today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller for a preliminary and detention hearing after his arrest by U.S. Bureau of Alcohol

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