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McClean Sentenced for Drug Trafficking

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Monday sentenced Kasimir Asim McClean, 37, of St. Thomas to 10 months imprisonment and three years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute approximately four kilograms of marijuana, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced today.

Gomez also ordered McClean to pay a special assessment of $100 and perform 400 hours of community service.

Sharpe said McClean pleaded guilty on Nov. 23 to possession with intent to distribute marijuana. According to the plea agreement, McClean was arrested on Sept. 26 after he arrived at the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas aboard a Delta Airlines flight from Atlanta.

As part of his plea, McClean admitted that U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers, with the assistance of a canine, found approximately four kilograms of marijuana in his carryon luggage.

The case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Everard E. Potter.

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