Category: Virgin Islands

St. Thomas Resident Pleads Guilty to Possessing Marijuana | USAO-VI

St. Thomas, USVI –United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that Tashawn T.A. Warner, 24, resident of St. Thomas, V.I., pleaded guilty in federal court to possession of marijuana….

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St. Thomas Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine | USAO-VI

St. Thomas, USVI – King Bob Leonard, 28, of St. Thomas, was sentenced to 37 months in prison for Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert for…

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Tenth and Final Virgin Islands Defendant Involved in Complex Tax Fraud Scheme Convicted By St. Croix Jury in Federal Court | USAO-VI

ST. CROIX, USVI – After a six-day trial, a federal jury yesterday evening found Jacinta Gussie, age 58 of St. Croix, guilty of Conspiracy to Defraud the United States; four…

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Dominican Republic Man Charged with Illegally Reentering the United States | USAO-VI

ST. THOMAS – U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that a Dominican Republican national was arrested Friday, June 11, 2021, on St. Thomas on criminal charges related to allegedly…

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Man Pleads Guilty After Arriving at Cyril E. King Airport with Nine Vacuum Sealed Packages of Marijuana | USAO-VI

ST. THOMAS, USVI – United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced on Tuesday that Kharim Moore pled guilty yesterday in federal court to possession with intent to distribute marijuana. According…

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Nigerian National Arrested for False Claim to United States Citizenship | USAO-VI

ST. THOMAS, USVI – U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced that a Nigerian national was arrested on June 4, 2021, at the Cyril E. King Airport on criminal charges related…

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St. Croix Man Previously Convicted of a Felony Pleads to Firearm Charge In Federal Court | USAO-VI

ST. CROIX, USVI – U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced that yesterday, Lionel Woodley, 35, of St. Croix, appeared before Magistrate Judge George W. Cannon, Jr., in U.S. District Court…

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St. Croix Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Attempting to Smuggle Cocaine Thru the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport | USAO-VI

ST. CROIX, USVI – U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced that yesterday, Zion Hazel, 24, of St. Croix, appeared before Visiting Judge Anne E. Thompson in U.S. District Court on…

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St. Croix Man Convicted of Attempting to Smuggle Two Kilograms of Cocaine | USAO-VI

ST. CROIX – U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced that, after a week-long trial, a St. Croix federal jury convicted Keithley Parris, age 33, of St. Croix of Conspiracy to…

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St. Croix Resident Sentenced to Federal Prison for Trafficking Over 22 Kilos of Cocaine Through the Cyril E. King Airport | USAO-VI

St. Thomas, USVI –District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis, sentenced Jakwaan Sweeny, Jr., 22, of St. Croix, to 72 months incarceration for trafficking cocaine yesterday, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F….

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