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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Croix man who received methamphetamines and marijuana in the U.S. mail was arrested by U.S. Homeland Security Investigations special agents on Friday and charged with being a illegal drug dealer, authorities said. Jason Lee Current, 43, of St. Croix, made an initial appearance before U.S.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man arriving from Washington D.C. with 11 pounds of marijuana in his carry-on bag told federal authorities that he was offered $15,000 at Ronald Reagan airport to bring the luggage to St. Thomas. Christopher Lloyd Turnbull has been charged in a criminal complaint with possession with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An air traveler found who flew into the St. Thomas airport with a handgun and magazine in his son’s checked luggage seven months ago was given 1.5 years of probation today in U.S. District Court. Wayne Smith was sentenced to 18 months probation on his conviction for

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who collected thousands of pictures and videos of babies being subjected to violent sex acts was sentenced on Wednesday to spend 6.5 years in prison, authorities said. Judge Robert Molloy sentenced Collin Gomes, 27, to serve 78 months behind bars, followed by five years

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Missouri man who used gay porn app Grindr to try to prey on underage boys in St. Croix pleaded guilty to two federal charges in Golden Rock today. Robert Black, 49, of Kansas City, appeared before Magistrate Judge George W. Cannon in U.S. District Court and entered

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man who tried to smuggle 2.35 pounds of cocaine strapped to his body going through King Airport on St. Thomas one year ago admitted to his role as part of a plea bargain agreement with federal prosecutors today. Miguel Batista, Jr., 27, of St. Thomas, pled

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who thought he was meeting a teenage girl to have sex last summer, pleaded guilty in federal court today to trying to have illegal sexual activity. Rashead Gerard, 23, of St. Croix, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon, Jr., to attempted coercion

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A convicted felon who admitted to authorities he had a loaded semi-automatic gun and ammunition in his vehicle after a domestic dispute on St. Croix pleaded guilty to illegal gun-related charges in federal court. Deshawn Gonsalves, 26, of St. Croix, pled guilty in U.S. District Court to

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SAN JUAN — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Puerto Rico Police Department arrested three illegal aliens from the Dominican Republic and seized 174.07 pounds (78.96 Kilos) of cocaine after making landfall near a beach in Dorado. A concerned citizen contacted CBP Public Affairs with information on suspicious

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SAN JUAN — Federal authorities found $27 million in undeclared cash Saturday on a ship set to travel from Puerto Rico to St. Thomas, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced in a press release. “Legal currency can be transported if properly declared under U.S. law.  Transnational Criminal Organizations seek to

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