Category: Virgin Islands

Florida Woman Pleads Guilty to Possessing with Intent to Distribute over 6 Kilos of Marijuana on Flight from Miami to St. Croix | USAO-VI

St. Croix, USVI – United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that Yvette Simeina, 40, a resident of Orlando, Florida, pleaded guilty in federal court to possession with intent…

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Puerto Rican Man Sentenced to 40 Months in Federal Prison for Smuggling $3.75 Million Onboard a Vessel Interdicted Near Brewers Bay, St. Thomas, USVI | USAO-VI

St. Thomas, USVI – U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced that Jerry Kirkland-Marrero, 31, from Puerto Rico, was sentenced today to 40 months imprisonment, followed by 30 months of supervised…

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St. Thomas Man Charged After Conspiring to Mail Packages of Fentanyl to St. Thomas | USAO-VI

ST. THOMAS – U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that a St. Thomas man was arrested September 14, 2021, in Atlanta, Georgia and transported to St. Thomas, USVI on…

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Virgin Islands Woman Convicted by Jury in Tax Fraud Scheme Sentenced to 45 Months of Incarceration, Ordered to Pay Restitution to I.R.S. | USAO-VI

St. Croix, VI – United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced that Jacinta Gussie, age 59 of St. Croix, Virgin Islands, was sentenced on November 12, 2021 by Federal District Court…

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St. Thomas Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Rob a St. Thomas Jewelry Store | USAO-VI

St. Thomas, USVI – United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that Jamari S. Benjamin, a resident of St. Thomas, appeared before United States Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller in…

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Incoming St. Croix Airline Passenger Arrested with Over 12 Kilograms of Marijuana in Her Luggage | USAO-VI

ST. CROIX, USVI – U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced that a St. Augustine, Florida woman was arrested on November 6, 2021 in St. Croix on criminal charges relating to…

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Man Traveling from Georgia to St. Croix Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges for Marijuana in Luggage | USAO-VI

ST. CROIX, USVI – U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert of the District of the Virgin Islands announced that a Georgia man pleaded guilty in federal court today to possession of…

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