Tag: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

Dominican National Deported in 2014 Shows Up At St. Thomas Airport Again in 2018

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of the Dominican Republic was arrested on Saturday at the Cyril E. King International Airport and charged with trying to enter the country illegally — for the second time, authorities said. Gustavo Adolfo Jimenez Polanco, 29, of Santo Domingo, made his initial appearance Monday before […]

Federal Agents Seize 292 Pounds of Cocaine Off Coast of St. Thomas Headed To Puerto Rico

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents along with agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) seized 292 pounds (132 kilos) of cocaine concealed inside two hidden compartments in a vessel intercepted leaving from St. Thomas towards Puerto Rico.  On Feb.1, a federal grand jury in the District of Puerto […]

CBP: Dequan Forde Arrested At St. Croix Airport With 20 Pounds of Marijuana

FREDERIKSTED — U.S. Customs agents seized about 20 pounds of marijuana that they said they found in a St. Croix man’s suitcase at Henry Rohlsen Airport. Dequan J.J. Forde, 20, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, according to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court. According to court […]

Feds Seize Five Firearms And $850,000 Cash From Dominican Republic Private Plane Landing At Isla Grande Airport In Puerto Rico

LOT OF ‘SPLAININ’ TO DO: David Diaz of the United States will have to explain why it is that he had five firearms and $850,000 cash on him when the plane he chartered from the Dominican Republic landed in Puerto Rico. Diaz was advised of his rights in court on Wednesday in San Juan. [ad […]

St. Thomas’ Caheem Johnson Held By Feds For Allegedly Planning To Sell Marijuana

ARRESTED: Caheem Johnson, 22, on St. Thomas. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Caheem Johnson, 22, of St. Thomas, was detained today pending further proceedings after his arrest Saturday for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, Acting U.S. Attorney, Joycelyn Hewlett said. Johnson made his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller on Sunday after […]

Claude Walker Suspends Charges Against U.S. Customs Agent Who Ambushed Her Boyfriend

Vanessa Jackson is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agent with friends in high places. FREDERIKSTED — Local Attorney General Claude Walker is showing his true intestinal fortitude — once again. First Walker dropped out of a national global warming lawsuit against Exxon because he said that the local government is broke. And now bowing […]