Gretchen C.F. Shappert

USVI News: St. Croix, Sergio Quinones-Davila, Organizer of Cocaine Trafficking Organization Sentenced to 23 Years for Conspiracy and Possession of Cocaine

St. Croix, USVI – District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis, on November 13, 2018, sentenced Sergio Quinones-Davila, age 44, of Orlando, Florida, to 276 months (23 yrs) in prison for conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced. Judge Lewis … Continue reading USVI News: St. Croix, Sergio Quinones-Davila, Organizer of Cocaine Trafficking Organization Sentenced to 23 Years for Conspiracy and Possession of Cocaine

USVI News: Dominican Republic Man, Tomas Liriano Castillo Re-Sentenced to 121 Months in Prison for Drug Charges and Six Months in Prison for Illegal Entry

St. Thomas, USVI – District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez re-sentenced Tomas Liriano Castillo, 44, to 121 months in prison followed by four years of supervised release for conspiracy to possess cocaine with the intent to distribute and possession with intent to distribute cocaine and six months in prison for illegal entry, United States Attorney … Continue reading USVI News: Dominican Republic Man, Tomas Liriano Castillo Re-Sentenced to 121 Months in Prison for Drug Charges and Six Months in Prison for Illegal Entry

USVI News: Florida Resident, Adrian L. Foster Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements to Federal Government to Defraud USVI Contractor

St. Thomas, USVI – Adrian L. Foster, 50, of Florida, pleaded guilty in United States District Court before Judge Curtis Gomez, to one count of making a false statement to a federal agency, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced. According to court documents, Foster was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Foster Construction … Continue reading USVI News: Florida Resident, Adrian L. Foster Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements to Federal Government to Defraud USVI Contractor

USVI News: St. Thomas, U.S. Attorney Shappert Announces the Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Solicitation and Encourages Interested Agencies and Organizations to Apply

St. Thomas, USVI – U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today the Project Safe Neighborhood (PSN) grant solicitation for the Virgin Islands PSN initiative. The U.S. Virgin Islands PSN Task Force was recently awarded a grant of $ 64, 458 from the Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance to support local law enforcement efforts … Continue reading USVI News: St. Thomas, U.S. Attorney Shappert Announces the Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Solicitation and Encourages Interested Agencies and Organizations to Apply

USVI News: St. Thomas Man, Ricardo Belgara Arrested for Possession of Crack Cocaine with the Intent to Distribute and Robbery

St. Thomas, USVI – Ricardo Belgara, 49, of St. Thomas was arrested on an indictment charging him with two counts of possession with the intent to distribute crack cocaine and territorial charges of robbery and possession of an unlicensed firearm during the commission of a robbery, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced. Belgara made … Continue reading USVI News: St. Thomas Man, Ricardo Belgara Arrested for Possession of Crack Cocaine with the Intent to Distribute and Robbery

United States News: U.S. Attorney Shappert Announces a Project Safe Neighborhoods Upcoming Community Involvement Meeting at the Bovoni Community Center on October 19th at 5:30PM

United States – U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced that the U.S. Attorney’s Office, federal and local law enforcement partners, and members of the USVI’s Project Safe Neighborhoods Task Force will participate in a community involvement meeting at the Bovoni Community Center on St. Thomas at 5:30 p.m., Friday, October 19th. The purpose of the … Continue reading United States News: U.S. Attorney Shappert Announces a Project Safe Neighborhoods Upcoming Community Involvement Meeting at the Bovoni Community Center on October 19th at 5:30PM

USVI News: Devon Davis Sentenced in Connection with Gems and Gold Corner Jewelry Store Armed Robbery

St. Thomas, USVI – Devon Davis, 28, of St. Thomas, was sentenced today for his role in the armed robbery of the Gems and Gold Corner jewelry store, located on the St. Thomas waterfront, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced. District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced Davis to 61 months in prison for … Continue reading USVI News: Devon Davis Sentenced in Connection with Gems and Gold Corner Jewelry Store Armed Robbery

United States News: U.S. Attorney Shappert Announces Enhanced Efforts to Make our Communities Safer through Project Safe Neighborhoods

United States – “Reducing violent crime and enhancing public safety are primary goals of the U.S. Attorney’s Office here in the Virgin Islands”, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today. “On the one-year anniversary of the re-energized Project Safe Neighborhoods, we are moving forward with renewed energy to investigate and prosecute violent crime, even as … Continue reading United States News: U.S. Attorney Shappert Announces Enhanced Efforts to Make our Communities Safer through Project Safe Neighborhoods