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January 7th, 2015
Alleged drug-ring member ‎Juan Valdez released!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Juan Valdez, the fifth man implicated in a drug related matter which had seen the United States District Court, Southern, District of Florida seeking his extradition from the Virgin Islands to the USA to face the justice system there for conspiring to import and distribute cocaine in the USA, gained his freedom today, January 7, 2015.

May 20th, 2014
Sept date set for extradition hearing for five allegedly involved in drug ring

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Extradition proceedings involving five men before the Magistrate’s Court were further adjourned when the matter was called for hearing on May 16, 2014.

October 12th, 2012
Local charges dropped for five drug ring accused

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – All local charges have been dropped against the five men originally accused of being involved in an alleged drug ring.

September 17th, 2012
UPDATE: No extradition for five men in alleged drug ring!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minutes ago, Justice Albert Redhead in his response to the men involved in the alleged drug ring being extradited to the United States of America, declared that the appropriate forum to try the applicants is in the “British Virgin Islands”.

July 14th, 2012
UPDATE – Ruling in extradition will be "any day"

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two days of arguments for the pros and cons of extraditing five alleged drug traffickers to the United States culminated with Justice Albert Redhead informing the Crown and Prosecution that he will hand down his decision "any day".

April 11th, 2012
Alleged Drug traffickers heading to HC in May!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A date in May 2012 is marked on the High Court’s calendar for the habeas corpus hearing for the five alleged drug runners, who are wanted in the United States of America, to answer narco-trafficking charges.

March 15th, 2012
No habeas corpus filed in Bob Hodge’s saga….as yet!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – They have been remanded to Her Majesty Prison until Governor Boyd McCleary decides if they will be extradited to the United States of America to face narco trafficking charges, but a check at the High Court Registry up until yesterday March 14, 2012, revealed that none of the lawyers for the five alleged drug traffickers have filed a habeas corpus – a writ to determine whether the government has the right to continue detaining them.

October 27th, 2011
Extradition hearing for alleged drug traffickers on Jan 19 & 20, 2012

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – January 19 and 20, 2012 have been set as the dates for the extradition hearing for five alleged drug traffickers, who are wanted in the United States for alleged narco-trafficking.


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