U.S. Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF)
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 27-year-old St. Thomas man admitted in federal court that he tried to sell AK-47’s in the territory. On Tuesday, Mohammed Jubran pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to trafficking in firearms, U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe said. Sentencing is set for March 9, 2017. According to the plea
HOT TEMPERED: Logan CoBell CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Virginia native admitted in federal court on Wednesday to whipping out an semi-automatic weapon in a dispute at a St. Thomas bar — that also just happens to be close to a local high school, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
WANTED: Todd Kenney in Pittsburgh CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A federal drug investigation that began last year in Pittsburgh has revealed a trafficking network shipping cocaine from the Virgin Islands to Detroit and a related heroin ring in Detroit distributing the narcotic in Pittsburgh, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned.
Dominican National Sentenced To Just 1.75 Years In Prison For Cash And Guns For Drugs At UVI Conspiracy
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 35-year-old national of the Dominican Republic was sentenced to only 1.75 years in prison for his role in a cash and assault rifles for cocaine conspiracy that was to take place on the St. Thomas campus of the University of the Virgin Islands, according to the
What 100 kilos of cocaine looks like CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal judge sentenced a 36-year-old Puerto Rico native to 10.5 years in prison after pleading guilty to cocaine distribution conspiracy-related charges, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Jose Luis Ponce-Pagan was ordered to serve 126 months behind bars
An AK-47 machine gun and magazines CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 24-year-old St. Thomas native admitted in federal court that a cache of machine guns and other weapons in his luggage were his. Naeem Akil Smith of Estate Thomas pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on St. Thomas Thursday to trafficking
GUILTY PLEA: Winston Venner CHRISTIANSTED – A 34-year-old St. Croix man pleaded guilty on Thursday in federal court to being a felon with a gun, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Winston Curtis Venner admitted to being a felon in possession of a firearm in U.S.
Michael Lewis of St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 36-year-old Estate Dorothea man pleaded guilty to illegal gun possession charges in federal court in St. Thomas Wednesday, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Dubbed “an armed career criminal” in the federal indictment against him, Michael A. Lewis admitted in U.S.
ATF’s Carlos Canino in his office in Miami. MIAMI – Raised in an Army family that eventually settled in the Boston area, Carlos Canino considered three career choices when he graduated from college with a degree in criminology: law enforcement, military service or coaching. But after working as an assistant