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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Guyanese national who was deported previously as an “aggravated felon” is accused of coming to the United States again illegally. Warren Michael Whyte of Georgetown was charged with entering the United States after having been deported and removed, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. Whyte made

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CRUZ BAY — A joint task force of local and federal officers arrested a man on St. John because he allegedly stabbed someone and disfigured them three months ago — and it was all captured on surveillance video, authorities said. Virgin Islands Police Department officers along with the U.S. Marshals

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man wanting to fly to Florida with five bags of cocaine in his suitcase was thwarted by federal law enforcement authorities in St. Thomas this weekend. Aubrey Meyers was arrested at the Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas for possession of cocaine with intent to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Syrian teenager may be allowed to pursue an asylum claim in a Florida immigration court while facing a federal criminal charge in the territory. George Soufan, 18, appeared in U.S. District Court on St. Thomas on Thursday, shackled and dressed in a red Bureau of Corrections

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CHRISTIANSTED – A Mexican national who was deported from the United States about a year ago admitted in federal court that he returned here illegally again in 2018. Manuel Alberto Fuentes-Acosta of Mexico City pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to re-entry of removed alien, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert

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SAN JUAN — Federal authorities in Puerto Rico have seized $25 million worth of cocaine in waters off an outer island. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ICE) said Friday that nearly 2,400 pounds (1,100 kilograms) were found aboard a boat near the island of Vieques. Officials said they pursued the

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NEW YORK — The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says it has detained a number of Caribbean nationals among 118 immigrants during a five-day exercise in several areas of New York. It said during the January 14-18 exercise, law enforcement officials apprehended the immigrants for violating U.S. immigration

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F Shappert said today that the Virgin Islands U.S.Attorney’s Office is sponsoring training this week for prosecutors from the USVI and Puerto Rico and federal agents here in the territory who are dedicated to the investigation and prosecution of large-scale narcotics and organized crime

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CHRISTIANSTED – Federal agents posing as a fictional 14-year-old boy stung a 63-year-old St. Croix man as a would-be pedophile. United States Attorney Gretchen C. F. Shappert said today that Carlyle Ham pleaded guilty this morning before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon, Jr. to attempted coercion and enticement for illegal

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ARRESTED ON ST. CROIX TUESDAY: SCOTTY RICARDO STAPLETON, 32 YEARS OLD. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — Three St. Croix men were arrested early Tuesday morning and charged with illegal gun possession, authorities said. Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Bureau, Special Operations Unit and Federal Law Enforcement officers executed

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