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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — His chance to have his case heard before the U.S. Supreme Court denied, a South Carolina man faces five years in prison after admitting in federal court that he mailed guns to himself in St. Thomas. Steven Baxter, 36, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court before Magistrate

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Federal authorities painted a horrifying picture of a long-running human trafficking ring on St. Thomas, after a raid of a Contant brothel discovered seven undocumented immigrants who said they had been forced into sex work and thought they would be killed if they reported how they were

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was convicted in federal court on Thursday for his role in trying to run a pipeline of guns with obliterated serial numbers between Atlanta and the USVI, authorities said. Shawn Bernard Tyson was found guilty of being a felon in possession of ammunition

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man from the Dominican Republic admitted in federal court today that he mailed about nine pounds of cocaine through the U.S. Postal Service. Domingo Diaz Diaz, 40, of Santo Domingo, pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A former St. Croix postal worker was given three years in prison by a federal judge on St. Thomas today for mailing at least 308 pounds of marijuana. Stephen Bernier, 53, of St. Croix, was sentenced for conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute marijuana, U.S.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of the Dominican Republic was arrested on Monday on charges related to trying to smuggle nearly nine pounds of cocaine into the territory. Braulio Martinez, 33, of Santo Domingo, was arrested on an indictment charging him with three counts of distribution of a controlled substance,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of the Dominican Republic and a native of Haiti were arrested on Monday on charges that they tried to smuggle 2.2 pounds of cocaine into the territory. Tommy Ramirez, 29, of Santo Domingo and Ramon Clavel, 55, of Port-au-Prince, were detained on a

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