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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department is looking for 23-year-old Tarik Babrow in connection to a shooting incident that occurred on Tuesday on Veteran’s Drive near the Cancryn Bridge. Babrow is a Black male who stands 5-feet, 9-inches tall and weighs about 180 pounds. He is known to

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Florida woman tried to smuggle 14.61 pounds of marijuana in her checked luggage at the St. Croix airport, federal authorities said. Yvette Simeina, 40, of Orlando, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute by

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man who smuggled 17 pounds of marijuana into the St. Thomas airport last year has been given less than a year in prison as punishment, authorities said. Christopher Vera was sentenced to 10 months in prison and three years of supervised release for attempting to smuggle

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A New York City man was caught by federal officers trying to smuggle 2.2 pounds of marijuana into St. Thomas last week, authorities said. A criminal complaint has been filed against Christopher Dunn of New York for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F.

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FREDERIKSTED — Two St. Thomas men suspected of involvement in an attempt to smuggle at least 13 pounds of marijuana aboard an American Airlines flight to St. Croix were arrested on Thursday, authorities said. Two additional men also implicated in the marijuana smuggling operation have been previously convicted of weapons

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Alert federal officers noticed Monday afternoon that a Minnesota air traveler clearing customs in St. Thomas was wanted on an outstanding criminal warrant and she is now in official custody. Crystal Renee Simmons, 34 of Coon Rapids, Minn. was arrested at 5:00 p.m. Monday and charged with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents arrested one Puerto Rican boat captain for attempting to smuggle more than $100,000 in cash by sea to St. Thomas. Blas Sebastian Panzardi Davila of San Juan, appeared Friday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller for an initial appearance after his

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man admitted in federal court to smuggling 11 pounds of marijuana into the territory last year, authorities said. Trevon Richards, 31, of Charlotte Amalie, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller and pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute less

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MIAMI — V.I. Police Department officer and V.I. National Guardsman Shakim Mike was aboard a chartered jet laden with at least 724 pounds of cocaine when it touched down in Opa-Locka, Florida on Tuesday night. Florida federal prosecutors have charged two Virgin Islands police officers and four others with drug

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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency says security personnel recovered at least 4,188 pounds of cocaine valued about $65 million in Caribbean waters last month.  CBP said on December 18, an Airborne Early Warning crew detected a  45-foot go fast vessel and coordinated with law

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