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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Dominican Republic man previously deported after being convicted of heroin possession pleaded guilty this week to illegally re-entering the territory, authorities said. Timoteo Upia-Frias, 74, of Santo Domingo, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Court Judge Ruth Miller and pleaded guilty to one count of illegally re-entering the

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SAN JUAN — The political turmoil and growing violence in Haiti is pushing more Haitians to take to the sea in an effort to reach Puerto Rico, where more refugees were intercepted at sea so far this year than the total over the previous two years, according to federal data.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Guyanese man who illegally re-entered the United States as an aggravated felon in St. Thomas was sentenced to time served and a second deportation proceeding, authorities said. Warren Michael Whyte, of Georgetown, was given that sentence after pleading guilty to illegal re-entry and being ordered deported

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Dominican Republic native who came back to the United States after being previously deported was given one year in prison, authorities said. Eilin Castillo Montano of Santo Domingo was sentenced after previously pleading guilty to illegally reentering the United States after being ordered deported and removed,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Dominican Republic native who lived seven months in St. Thomas illegally and undetected admitted in federal court that he returned to the territory after being previously deported. Eilin Castillo-Montano of Santo Domingo pled guilty to illegally reentering the United States after being ordered deported and removed,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Guyanese auto mechanic admitted in federal court he was an aggravated felon who illegally re-entered the United States faces a maximum of 10 years in prison, authorities said. Warren Michael Whyte, of Georgetown, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller in U.S. District Court and entered

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Dominican Republic native who fired a gun during a domestic dispute in St. Thomas and was deported to his home country four years ago — was back at the Ron de Lugo U.S. Courthouse again today. United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert for the District of

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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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