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Man Gets Probation for Facilitating Drug Felony

District Court Chief Judge Wilma A. Lewis on Wednesday sentenced Carl Hansen, 56, of St., Croix to four years of probation for using a phone to facilitate a drug felony, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

Lewis also ordered Hansen to serve the first six months of his probation on home detention, to pay a $100 special assessment and to perform 200 hours of community service.

Hansen pleaded guilty April 14 to using a communication facility to facilitate a drug felony. According to the plea agreement filed with the court, on May 7, 2015, Hansen had a telephone conversation with a codefendant to set up a purchase of controlled substances for a third party.

Although Hansen did not personally sell any controlled substances, his actions facilitated the drug deal, Sharpe said.

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The case was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. It was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Anna A. Vlasova.

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