U.S. Department of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Croix cocaine dealer was handed a term of 4.25 years in prison by a federal judge on St. Thomas today. Mikhail “NastyMik” Munoz, 32, of Estate Campo Rico, was sentenced for possessing with the intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, U.S. Attorney
CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man admitted in federal court on Wednesday that he tried to move 4.4 pounds of cocaine to the territory. Zion Hazel, 22, pled guilty in U.S. District Court to one count of conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man living on the U.S. mainland was arrested with 4.8 ounces of cocaine in his luggage here, authorities said. Aubrey Meyers, of Charlotte Amalie, was charged with possession of cocaine, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. The court filings allege that Meyers purchased a
CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man heard federal charges that he is a drug dealer. Keithley Parris, 32, of St. Croix, appeared in federal court for the first time after his arrest Thursday by Homeland Security Investigations special agents on the charges of conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to
CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who had a loaded semi-automatic weapon in a Frederiksted supermarket has been handed a sentence of probation by a federal judge. Samuel Melendez, 43, was sentenced on November 21 after being convicted of possession of firearm in a school zone, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F.
CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man is facing a decade in federal prison after pleading guilty to having thousands of images and videos that included depictions of babies subjected to violent sexual acts. Collin Gomes, 26, of Mars Hill, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to possession of child pornography,
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two Pennsylvania women were handed sentences of 5.2 years and 6.4 years for a crack cocaine conviction in federal court. Ngoc Nguyen, 22, and Fendi Brooks, 26, both from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, were sentenced Thursday for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of
Rogue TSA Officer Who Allegedly Taped 2.2 Pounds Of Cocaine To His ‘Left Torso’ Prior To Flight Goes To Court
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A rogue U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer who allegedly duct taped about 2.2 pounds of cocaine to his underwear prior to boarding a flight to Puerto Rico had his day in court in St. Thomas yesterday. Former TSA officer Miguel Batista, Jr., 26, appeared before U.S.
CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who tried to hide his undercover videos of children in sex acts with himself got 30 years in prison from a federal judge on Tuesday, authorities said. Gilroy D. Elcock, 47, of St. Croix, was sentenced for six counts of production of child pornography,
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department’s Special Operations Bureau, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Investigations and the U.S. Marshals Service executed a crime fighting initiative in the vicinity of building 21 & 22 at the Tutu High Rise Housing community on St. Thomas about 10 a.m. on