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2 VI men arrested @ STT airport for alleged cocaine possession

- Jason Frett & Ashley Warner were reportedly headed to US mainland
Jason Frett, 36, and Ashley Warner, 54, both of Tortola, were reportedly stopped by US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Cyril E. King Airport in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) after it was discovered they were attempting to smuggle eleven kilograms of cocaine through the airport to the US mainland in coolers. Photo: Wikipedia/File
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- — Jason Frett, 36, and Ashley Warner, 54, both of Tortola, were arrested today, May 24, 2018 on a complaint charging them with possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

Frett and Warner made their initial appearance before Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller and were detained pending further proceedings.

According to the complaint, Frett and Warner were stopped by US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Cyril E. King Airport in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) after it was discovered that Frett and Warner were attempting to smuggle eleven kilograms of cocaine through the airport to the US mainland in coolers. The white powdery substance discovered inside the coolers, field tested positive for cocaine and weighed approximately 11 kilograms.

If convicted of possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute, Frett and Warner face a term of imprisonment of not less than 10 years and not more than life and a fine of $10,000,000.00.

The case is being investigated Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Sigrid M. Tejo-Sprotte.

20 Responses to “2 VI men arrested @ STT airport for alleged cocaine possession”

  • SMH (25/05/2018, 00:46) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
    Oh no feder
  • pat (25/05/2018, 06:54) Like (17) Dislike (2) Reply
    Every body want to get rich quick
    • Shh.. (25/05/2018, 17:00) Like (8) Dislike (14) Reply
      Hush yuh A## wa get rich thing you are talking about , "Ashley Warner " ... Is a hard working man and always there for is family no matter what .
      I am so sorry He get caught .. # stay strong my brother
  • No free lunch (25/05/2018, 06:56) Like (13) Dislike (2) Reply
    Wow! 22 pounds of coke....Probably did it before, won't do it again...won't be staying in anything with the comforts of Balo for the next 10 years
  • RealTalk (25/05/2018, 07:00) Like (6) Dislike (7) Reply
    Sad sad no man feder .tears
  • Helpus (25/05/2018, 07:02) Like (11) Dislike (7) Reply
    Lost for worst .look at how our good people are just falling one by one .keep the faith feda and ritical .one day the time will end.
  • SMH (25/05/2018, 08:39) Like (9) Dislike (5) Reply
    Your daughter is doing so good in college and on the track smh...
  • 2. Grand (25/05/2018, 09:43) Like (9) Dislike (5) Reply
    Wow fallen right into the belly of the beast and goat Lucy hands. How we preach to others and fail 2 see it's for me you and who smh time is up save your soul. The great tribulation begins.
  • What! (25/05/2018, 10:50) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    No slap on the wrist in the U.S. if guilty
  • Not2Sure (25/05/2018, 12:54) Like (8) Dislike (3) Reply
    this too shall pass
  • ROlliNg mY eyE$ (25/05/2018, 13:02) Like (13) Dislike (15) Reply
    Yes they have been doing it from along time,trying act like they all good an into drugs,check there houses an you’ll be surprised officers
    • the rock (25/05/2018, 14:03) Like (13) Dislike (7) Reply
      Rejoicing in soneone down fall is never a good thing, if you lnew they got stuff in therr hoyses why notbsay before, tgr cops need to chrck your house, you stupid son of a u know what!
    • @Rolling my eyes (26/05/2018, 17:10) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      Stfu!
  • student (25/05/2018, 15:59) Like (22) Dislike (3) Reply
    Ain't that the same song bird who said he would rather take a wind that to commit a crime.... See no wonder young people ain't pay no attention when we speak... Cause seems like it's just words... All those positive lyrics and see what you into... As for Mr. Warner no words... Daughters doing well... wife gainfully employed... live within your means....
  • Wait?? (25/05/2018, 18:07) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
    It’s stepfather and stepson that???
  • Like they say (25/05/2018, 18:09) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
    Someone is always watching. They were always on the radar. The US got them, they are going to feel the heat.
  • As the world rotates (25/05/2018, 19:10) Like (2) Dislike (5) Reply
    He that is without sin caseth the first stone. Alll sin is sin.Things like these will never stop. They will be punished athewhile in the pound someone gonna and will continue the trade and if they too get caught in the trade another will take up the trade.So while others are trying to wipe out the trade others are trying to wipe out our lives while swiping the $$$ cards
  • K-9 (25/05/2018, 19:56) Like (14) Dislike (1) Reply
    In coolers? They set themselves up to get snatched by homeland security.
  • Wild west (30/05/2018, 18:37) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    In times of austerity , government cuts, lack of resources, unemployment and falling incomes, the drugs business is booming. Drugs coming up and $$ going back down. The lure of fast money to buy all American , and the want it all now mentality is the mantra for the disenfranchised youth of the BVI. With this comes an increase in gang warfare, shootings, murders etc which again damage the image of these islands.


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