77.4 F
Charlotte Amalie
Monday, January 18, 2021
Home News Police & Courts Dominican Sentenced to Federal Prison for Illegal Re-Entry to U.S.

Dominican Sentenced to Federal Prison for Illegal Re-Entry to U.S.

Jose Fatima Rosario-Remigio was sentenced Wednesday on his conviction for illegal re-entry into the United States, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

District Court Judge Robert Molloy sentenced Rosario-Remigio to 24 months imprisonment and a $100 special assessment.

According to court documents, Rosario-Remigio is a national of the Dominican Republic who entered the United States without inspection at a place not designated as a point of entry. On Oct. 1, 2019, Rosario-Remigio traveled on a vessel from the British Virgin Islands to St. John. He then traveled from a beach on St. John to the ferry terminal, where he boarded a ferry traveling to St. Thomas. Rosario-Remigio had previously been convicted for the criminal sale of cocaine in New York, and he had been removed from the United States on May 7, 2019.

This case was investigated by Virgin Islands Port Authority, Homeland Security Investigations, and Customs and Border Protection. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Adam Sleeper.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Advertising (skip)




Support the VI Source

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall - we want to keep our journalism as open as we can. Our sites are more popular than ever, but advertising revenues are falling - so you can see why we could use your help. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. If everybody who appreciates our reporting efforts were to help fund it for as little as $1, our future would be much more secure. Thanks in advance for your support!

JOIN OUR MAILING LIST

STAY CONNECTED

20,265FansLike
4,124FollowersFollow

FROM FACEBOOK

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
Load more
Print Friendly, PDF & Email