U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
MIAMI — The crew aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Dependable seized over $10 million worth of cocaine and marijuana within one week. The Dependable, a 210-foot patrol boat that conducts maritime safety and security, was used to conduct three international and inter-agency narcotics operations over the span of a week.
CHRISTIANSTED – A 36-year-old St. Croix man was sentenced to three years probation in federal court after admitting to growing marijuana on his property, according to a U.S. Department of Justice official. Senior U.S. District Court Judge Raymond Finch on Thursday sentenced Michael Velez of Estate Catherine’s Rest to three
CHRISTIANSTED – Two St. Croix men were sentenced on Monday in federal court to three years probation for picking up a package containing nearly 11 pounds of marijuana at a United States post office. Lamont Sweeney, 41, and Shawn Webster, 42, were given that sentence by Senior District Court Judge
NASSAU — A major operation by the Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) has dealt a huge blow to drug traffickers in the Bahamas. A stash of 1,449 pounds of cocaine was seized during a bust in the Bahamian island of Bimini, two days before Christmas, and a 41- year old American man
Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Velez SAN JUAN – The Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) dismantled a drug trafficking organization responsible for the transportation of multi-kilogram quantities of cocaine and drug money between Puerto Rico and the mainland United States, according to U.S. Attorney Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Velez. The Drug Enforcement Administration