Category: Puerto Rico

Former Teacher’s Aide Indicted and Arrested for Coercion and Enticement of a Minor | USAO-PR

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A federal grand jury returned an indictment charging former teacher’s aide Josualis Carrasquillo-Ramos, 21, with sexual exploitation of a minor, announced W. Stephen Muldrow, U.S….

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37 Members of a Violent Gang Charged With Drug Trafficking and Firearms Violations in San Juan, Puerto Rico | USAO-PR

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – On August 3, 2022, a federal grand jury in the District of Puerto Rico returned an indictment charging 37 violent gang members from the municipality…

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Former Governor of Puerto Rico Arrested in Bribery Scheme | USAO-PR

WASHINGTON – A former governor of Puerto Rico was arrested today on bribery charges related to the financing of her 2020 campaign. Relatedly, a political consultant for the former governor…

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Caribbean Corridor Strike Force Arrests Two International Drug Traffickers | USAO-PR

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — On April 8, 2021, a federal grand jury in the District of Puerto Rico returned a superseding indictment charging Jonmeny Barros-Casadiego and Álvaro León Barros-Ramírez…

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Contractor Enters Guilty Plea to Bribing Former Mayor of Cataño | USAO-PR

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Mario Villegas-Vargas, 42, pleaded guilty today in Puerto Rico to engaging in a bribery scheme for paying kickbacks and bribes in exchange for being awarded…

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Two Men Indicted in Separate Bankruptcy Fraud Schemes | USAO-PR

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Jorge Droz Yapur and Yamil Fonseca Salgado were indicted by a federal Grand Jury in relation to separate bankruptcy fraud schemes, announced W. Stephen Muldrow,…

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Three Men, Who Acquired and Transferred Almost 1,000 Guns, Charged With Firearms Trafficking | USAO-PR

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A federal grand jury returned three indictments charging Radamés Revilla-Machín, Roberto Miranda-Schmidt, and Luis Matos-Rosa with the unlicensed business of dealing in firearms, announced W….

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33 Members of a Violent Gang Charged With Drug Trafficking and Firearms Violations in Fajardo, Puerto Rico | USAO-PR

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – On July 20, 2022, a federal grand jury in the District of Puerto Rico returned an indictment charging 33 violent gang members from the municipality…

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Caribbean Corridor Strike Force Arrests Four Individuals Charged with Drug Trafficking | USAO-PR

ind_drug_trafficking_cloro_7-20-22-cr-328-fab_.pdfSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – On July 20, 2022, a federal grand jury in the District of Puerto Rico returned an indictment charging four individuals with conspiracy and possession with…

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Former Municipal Director of Finance Pleads Guilty to Misappropriation of $2.5 Million | USAO-PR

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Defendant Victor Cruz-Quintero pleaded guilty before United States Magistrate Judge Marcos E. López to one count of misappropriation of government funds from the United States…

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