Chief Judge Wilma A. Lewis sentenced Dowling to a prison term of 78 months (6.5 years), to be followed by five years of supervised release, a $1,000 fine, and a $100 special assessment.
According to court documents, on January 30, 2017, law enforcement officers executed a search warrant on Dowling’s Estate La Grande Princess residence and vehicle. These officers seized approximately 31 grams of crack cocaine, 759 grams of cocaine hydrochloride, 19 marijuana plants, 2 digital scales, and $6,690 in cash.
The case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Virgin Islands Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Meredith J. Edwards prosecuted the case.