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STT Man Arrested at Airport, Charged with Possession of Marijuana

Allany Peterson-Mendez, a 25-year-old St. Thomas man, was arrested Friday at the Cyril E. King Airport on criminal charges related to his alleged possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced in a news release issued Monday.

According to court documents, Peterson-Mendez flew to St. Thomas on a commercial airline with a green leafy substance contained in his checked luggage. Peterson-Mendez was escorted by Customs and Border Protection officers to a secure location for a baggage check, during which officers located two kilograms of marijuana.

Petersen-Mendez is charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. The defendant made his initial appearance in federal court Monday before Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller.

The Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations is investigating the case.

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Shouldn’t the VI Government also publish a list of people whose tax refund checks are delinquent? People the government owes. Seems only fair.

It would be nice if this was an actual link and not a screenshot

Here's one that should work for you: ltg.gov.vi/departments/property-tax-delinquency-list/

This would be a good opportunity for current and returning Virgin Islanders to buy homes without a huge mortgage

Nice, let people get robbed by Wapa, high cost of food, but when they can’t pay taxes, sell their homes to some rich statesiders! 🤯🤬

The link may not work, but the Avis has published this three times in the last seven days. Ya know what? The animal shelter will be happy for all the extra this month cause that’s what this is worth. You own this property, pay your flipping taxes. Bitch about WAPA but at the same time remember you also have some of the cheapest property tax in the the US

Jane, we just recently received our refund … surprisingly, with interest!

The link does not work.

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