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Coast Guard Seizes $20 Million In Cocaine, After At-Sea Drug Bust Near Puerto Rico
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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley crew and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) special agents offloaded approximately 1,000 kilograms of seized cocaine at Coast Guard Base San Juan Monday, following the interdiction of a go-fast vessel in the Caribbean Sea near Puerto Rico. This interdiction is the

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CBP, DEA Agents Seize St. Thomas Aircraft Tied To Smuggling Activities
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents seized a St. Thomas aircraft on Tuesday suspected of having been used for smuggling events. During an arrest conducted in the fall of 2021, AMO agents working with U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents and U.S. Immigrations and

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Habitual Gun Offender Cuts Deal With Feds To Get A Lighter Sentence
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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix repeat gun offender got a lighter sentence after pleading guilty to a lesser included charge — even though a traffic stop found illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia in his car. Lionel Woodley, 36, of Peter’s Rest, appeared before U.S. District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis

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St. Croix Man Gets 5 Years In Prison For Moving 4 Pounds of Cocaine Through Airport Bathroom
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CHRISTIANSTED — A man was given five years in prison for trying to engineer the movement of 4.4 pounds of cocaine through the St. Croix airport bathroom last year. Keithley Parris, 34, appeared before Visiting U.S. District Court Judge Ann E. Thompson and was sentenced today on one count each

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Dominican Who Kept Venezuelan Women As Sex Slaves In St. Thomas 'Dungeon' Gets 6.5 Years
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A federal judge ordered a Dominican woman to sit in prison for six and 1/2 years and pay nearly $1 million in restitution for her role in a prostitution ring that recruited females as young as 17. Yohanna Gonzalez-McFarlane, 40, of the Dominican Republic, appeared before Chief

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2 Men Arrested For Plotting To Move 190 Pounds of Cocaine Through St. Thomas
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Federal criminal charges have been filed against two men for conspiracy to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine, following the seizure of 86 kilograms of cocaine and a firearm at a Frenchtown residence on St. Thomas Yefri Martinez Herrera of the Dominican Republic and Kelly Bruney

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Feds and VIPD Find Gun And Drugs At John F. Kennedy Terrace During Joint Operation
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CHRISTIANSTED — Federal agents and local police officers seized an illegal gun and drugs during a joint operation at a Richmond housing project this weekend. Crime Stoppers USVI got a tip about “possible illegal activity” occurring at the John F. Kennedy Terrace and forwarded it to authorities, the Virgin Islands

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Dominican Man Who Used WhatsApp To Try To Throw Feds Off Cocaine Trail Gets 2.75 Years
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Dominican man who tried to evade scrutiny of his illegal drug trafficking operation by using the offline app WhatsApp got nearly three years in prison from a federal judge. Tommy Ramirez, 32, originally from the Dominican Republic and residing in St. Thomas, was sentencedto 33 months

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U.S. Navy Seizes $22M of Cocaine In The Caribbean
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MIAMI — The U.S. Coast Guard and Navy seized what they suspect is cocaine worth an estimated $22 million during a recent interdiction in the Caribbean Sea. The littoral combat ship USS Milwaukee was involved in the January 7 confiscation, which totaled roughly 700 pounds, U.S. 4th Fleet announced in

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Florida Man Arrested After Flying Into St. Thomas Airport With 16 Pounds Of Weed
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Florida man was arrested after attempting to fly into Cyril E. King Airport with 16 pounds of marijuana of marijuana, authorities said. Cameron J. Rolle of Belle Glade, Florida, was arrested on Thursday, at the St. Thomas airport after 7.33 kilograms of marijuana was discovered in

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