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St. Thomas Man Pleads Guilty to Trafficking in Firearms

Mohammed Jubran, a 27-year-old from St. Thomas, pleaded guilty Tuesday in District Court to trafficking in firearms, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

According to the plea agreement, on Oct. 15, 2015, Jubran sold an AK-47 to an individual. After the sale, Jubran offered to sell more firearms to the individual in the future.

Jubran is not a federally licensed firearms dealer and is not licensed under Virgin Islands law to possess any firearms.

Sentencing is set for March 9.

This case was a joint investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. It was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Sigrid Tejo-Sprotte.

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