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Police & Courts

Georgia Man Charged with Attempting to Smuggle Marijuana

Keenan Powell-Ryder, 20, of Georgia was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, after 14.99 kilograms were allegedly found in his luggage at Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas.

Two Found Guilty of Drug, Firearm Charges

After a four-day trial, a federal jury found Alexandro Gerandino-Aracena of the Dominican Republic and Ricardo Cardona of Puerto Rico guilty of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine.

Woman Pleads Guilty to Transporting Minor For Sex

Jennifer Bowen-Dodoo, 51, pleaded guilty Friday in District Court on St. Thomas to one count of transportation of a minor for sex, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced Monday.

Two Charged with Attempting to Smuggle Marijuana, Hashish

Daniell Sherre Combs, 31, of Atlanta and C’quan Celestine, 21, of St. Thomas appeared in court Saturday after being charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana and hashish.

Puerto Rican Pleads Guilty in St. Thomas Court

Jose Luis Ponce-Pagan, 36, of Puerto Rico pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy to possess cocaine with the intent to distribute.

McClean Sentenced for Drug Trafficking

Kasimir Asim McClean of St. Thomas was sentenced to 10 months imprisonment and three years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

Two Injured in Separate Shootings

Two men were wounded in separate shooting incidents Wednesday and Thursday on St. Thomas, the V.I. Police Department reported.

VIPD Issues Reminder of Good Friday Liquor Restrictions

Police Department on Tuesday reminded Virgin Islanders of restrictions on the sale and service of alcoholic beverages on Friday, which is Good Friday in the Christian calendar.

St. Thomas Police Report Four Incidents

Police in the St. Thomas District reported four incidents and arrests ranging from burglary and simple assault to aggravated rape of a minor.

Man Sentenced for Possession with Intent to Distribute

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Thursday sentenced Alva Nicholas to nine months imprisonment and five years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute marijuana.





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