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Police & Courts

Michigan Woman Charged with Attempting to Smuggle Marijuana

A 30-year-old Michigan woman was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana after allegedly arriving to the St. Thomas airport with 23 kilos of marijuana in her luggage.

V.I. May Automatically Take DNA Samples in Felony Arrests

Every person charged with a felony, violent crime or misdemeanor sexual offense will be required to give a DNA sample if a bill approved unanimously in committee Wednesday is enacted into law.

Probation and Fines for Conspiracy to Possess Marijuana

Lamont Sweeney and Shawn Webster were each sentenced to three years of probation and to pay $600 in fines for their roles in a scheme to receive marijuana mailed to St. Croix.

Three Injured in Two Auto Accidents

Three people were injured in two unrelated traffic accidents Sunday and Monday on St. Croix, according to the V.I. Police Department.

St. Croix Man Sentenced for Robbery

Senior District Court Judge Raymond Finch on Friday sentenced Edigberto Diaz, 46, to seven years in federal prison for using and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence.

Golden Grove Inmate Sentenced For Contraband

Rodney Stanley, an inmate at the Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility on St. Croix, was sentenced to one month of imprisonment for possession of prison contraband.

Inmate Charged with Arson

Stedroy Hurst, 29, an inmate of the Golden Grove Correctional Facility, was charged Tuesday with first-degree arson after allegedly setting the cell of another inmate on fire.

BVI Man Charged with Alien Smuggling

Ashemba Frett of the BVI made his initial appearance in U.S. court on St. Thomas on Tuesday after being charged with encouraging and inducing aliens to illegally enter the United States.

Burglary Suspect Arrested

Police officers arrested a suspect in a early morning burglary and attempted sexual assault, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Woods Sentenced for Possessing Contraband

Delroy Woods, a 25-year-old St. Croix resident, was sentenced Thursday by Senior District Court Judge Raymond L. Finch to 21 months of imprisonment for possession of prison contraband.

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