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  SENTENCED TO 1.5 YEARS IN PRISON: Kishma Weeks, 27, of St. Croix CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Three people from the Virgin Islands were sentenced on Monday for their roles in a money laundering conspiracy related to the smuggling of nearly 4,000 pounds of marijuana in La Choy noodle cans from

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 30-year-old Puerto Rico native pleaded guilty in federal court to arms trafficking charges, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. On Friday, Raji Yusuf, 30, admitted in U.S. District Court in St. Thomas to trafficking in firearms, U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe said. Sentencing is set for

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 27-year-old St. Thomas man admitted in federal court that he tried to sell AK-47’s in the territory. On Tuesday, Mohammed Jubran pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to trafficking in firearms, U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe said. Sentencing is set for March 9, 2017. According to the plea

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two St. Thomas men had their first appearance in federal court on Monday, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Reinaldo Morone, 44, and Walid John, 37, each appeared before U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez on a criminal complaint charging them with one count of possession

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Three people — one from St. Croix and one from St. Thomas — were each sentenced in federal court for their part in a marijuana smuggling operation between Los Angeles and here. On October 6, 2016, U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez sentenced two men and one

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 44-year-old native of the Dominican Republic was convicted in federal court of trying to smuggle 12.78 pounds of cocaine into St. Thomas After a one-day trial, on October 4, 2016, a federal jury on St. Thomas found Tomas Liriano Castillo guilty of Conspiracy to Possess a

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CHRISTIANSTED – A 46-year-old commercial deep sea diver on St. Croix has admitted in federal court to bringing 192 pounds of cocaine here, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Daniel Santiago-Colon pleaded guilty on Monday in U.S. District Court in Golden Rock to possession of cocaine with intent to

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  GUILTY PLEA: Abdul Robinson [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man told a federal judge that he tried to sell prison inmates cellular phones while he was a guard there, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Abdul Robinson,39, pleaded guilty today in federal court on St. Croix

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CHRISTIANSTED – A 40-year-old St. Croix woman admitted in federal court that she tried to buy drugs in the local prison, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Kalomi Kambui — who used to work as a guard at the Golden Grove prison before the charges were brought — pleaded

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  RAMON L. SANTIAGO CHRISTIANSTED – A native of Puerto Rico admitted in federal court on Wednesday to traveling with $45,249 in undeclared money through the St. Croix airport, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Ramon Lacen-Santiago, 41, of Puerto Rico, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Golden

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