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Kadeem S. Maynard introduced cocaine scheme to mother- Court documents

- Kadeem’s mother Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard then allegedly got Andrew A. Fahie involved
Kadeem S. Maynard, left, and his mother Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard, right, are expected to be sentenced on August 21, 2023. Photo: Facebook/File
According to court records, between March 16, 2022, and April 28, 2022, Kadeem and co-defendants Andrew A. Fahie (in photo) and Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard conspired with each other and a DEA confidential source (CS), who the Defendant and his co-defendants believed was a member of the Mexican Sinaloa Cartel, to allow the CS to ship thousands of kilograms of cocaine through the Island of Tortola to the United States in exchange for a percentage of the proceeds from the cocaine sales. Photo: Facebook/File
According to court records, between March 16, 2022, and April 28, 2022, Kadeem and co-defendants Andrew A. Fahie (in photo) and Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard conspired with each other and a DEA confidential source (CS), who the Defendant and his co-defendants believed was a member of the Mexican Sinaloa Cartel, to allow the CS to ship thousands of kilograms of cocaine through the Island of Tortola to the United States in exchange for a percentage of the proceeds from the cocaine sales. Photo: Facebook/File
MIAMI, Florida, USA- The saga of cocaine conspiracy that resulted in ex-Premier of the Virgin Islands Andrew A. Fahie, former BVI Ports Authority Managing Director Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard and her son Kadeem S. Maynard be arrested by US authorities in April 2022, reportedly started when Kadeem approached his mother for assistance in helping a ‘member’ of the Mexican Sinola Cartel to smuggle cocaine to the US through Tortola.

This is according to documents entered in the United States District Court Southern District of Florida on June 12, 2023, in relation to the guilty plea by Kadeem on Conspiracy to Import Cocaine in the US.

His Mom, Oleanvine, has also changed her plea to guilty and have agreed to cooperate fully with US authorities.

According to court records, between March 16, 2022, and April 28, 2022, Kadeem and co-defendants Andrew A. Fahie and Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard conspired with each other and a DEA confidential source (CS), who the Defendant and his co-defendants believed was a member of the Mexican Sinaloa Cartel, to allow the CS to ship thousands of kilograms of cocaine through the Island of Tortola to the United States in exchange for a percentage of the proceeds from the cocaine sales.

The Defendant and his co-defendants used their connections with, and positions of authority in, the government of the VI to facilitate the CS's drug trafficking scheme.

Kadeem introduced scheme to mother- Court documents

The documents stated that Kadeem introduced the CS to Pickering-Maynard, his mother and then Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority. Pickering-Maynard then introduced the CS to Fahie, who was then the Premier of the VI.

During various meetings between the CS, Pickering-Maynard, Fahie, and the Defendant, the defendants agreed to allow the CS to port vessels containing 3,000-kilogram loads of cocaine in Tortola for 24-48 hours until the cocaine could be shipped to Puerto Rico en route to the United States.

According to the court document, Fahie agreed to bribe officials managing the ports and airports in furtherance of the scheme, and Pickering-Maynard and Kadeem agreed to obtain the necessary licenses and paperwork authorizing the CS's vessels to port in the VI without suspicion.

Fahie and Pickering-Maynard were arrested in Miami on April 28, 2022, and Kadeem was held in the USVI on the same day.

Maynards expected to be sentenced in August

Earlier this week, the prosecutors removed charges of conspiracy to commit money laundering and attempted money laundering from the indictment the Maynards faced and agreed to recommend leniency at sentencing.

The agreement, however, hinges greatly on his full cooperation with prosecutors in their case against the former premier.

According to the plea agreement, prosecutors determined that Kadeem was a “minor participant” in the criminal activity, and therefore should receive a two-level reduction at sentencing.

He further agreed to forfeit to the United States any property constituting, or derived from, any proceeds obtained, directly or indirectly, as a result of such offence, and any property used, or intended to be used, in any manner or part, to commit, or to facilitate the commission of, such offence, pursuant to Title 21, United States Code, Section 853.

The document further advised that the court may also impose a statutory maximum sentence of up to life imprisonment, followed by a term of supervised release of at least five years and up to a lifetime of supervised release.

Kadeem and his mother each face “a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 10 years” unless the judge determines they are “safety valve eligible”, as stated in their plea agreements.

They are now expected to be sentenced on August 21, 2023.

72 Responses to “Kadeem S. Maynard introduced cocaine scheme to mother- Court documents”

  • resident (14/06/2023, 09:38) Like (69) Dislike (2) Reply
    Head Coach is toast
    • The yellow canary (14/06/2023, 10:15) Like (57) Dislike (5) Reply
      Those two drop the sledge hammer on Andrew head. But seriously, Andrew could get life in prison.
    • Arrion (14/06/2023, 16:47) Like (21) Dislike (1) Reply
      Look at them, good folks. This is what stupidity and greed do to you. A Premier, the highest position in the B.V.I., a Ports Authority woman with a well-respected position in the B.V.I., has fallen from grace very quickly. Why did they feel they were above the law and should have so much more than everyone else? How many murders were the result of their actions? GREED and SELFISHNESS took over their minds and souls. Now look, the Premier cannot falsely pray to GOD anymore, or he might get struck down by GOD'S anger. When you play your games to the public to look good but used GOD's name in the process, you will suffer greatly! So many people feel let down and deserted by him. Even if he gets a lesser charge, he still has to deal with GOD! Shame shame shame.
    • Greg (15/06/2023, 07:56) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      I never knew who his parents are or his siblings. Does he have any immediate family here? If so, I have never seen them mentioned.
  • hot (14/06/2023, 09:49) Like (31) Dislike (0) Reply
    Sipping tea and it is very hot!
  • Loopy (14/06/2023, 09:55) Like (39) Dislike (0) Reply
    Nothing new was revealed we already knew this!
  • Guest (14/06/2023, 09:55) Like (140) Dislike (0) Reply
    I am here thinking that if I had gone to my mother with that foolishness, how she would have unloaded on me and probably disown me.
    • Flora (14/06/2023, 12:14) Like (64) Dislike (2) Reply
      I would have lighted him afire. Every time this mother son duo crosses my mind it sickens me as a parent should lead their child no matter the age on the Right path.. I often wonder what kind of mother was she ?… I guess greed overrides positive parental guidance . SHAME ON HER.
  • Mexican (14/06/2023, 09:56) Like (24) Dislike (4) Reply
    would like to 'know' how the hell this kadeem chap was moving at that time to put the U.S on his arrse? I know fahie frigg up with that dude risking hard time and they plea out
    • @Mexicans (14/06/2023, 16:57) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply

      *a***ie has been running drugs through the US for quite a while and doing dirt to others. When a mother tears hit its target you are done for. Can anyone remember a few years back the dude they call Tiger won a large sum of money at the track? Dude step in his house and they damn near shred the man up with the amount of bullets they put in him. Many of you know exactly what I am talking about. The killers is still walking the streets of the BVI.

      • Riddle (16/06/2023, 18:44) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        Yellowtail green eyes was the friend of a tiger till them them heart turn green and the.machine did away with it eventually..think a sk man took the rap..something like that.
  • you know (14/06/2023, 10:02) Like (31) Dislike (5) Reply
    Check all other Fahies! Owns a grill and two massive houses and other properties abroad. Please work it out. Regularly threatens expats and take deposits.
  • Purnell Pinky Crew (14/06/2023, 10:12) Like (14) Dislike (42) Reply
    Free up our boo Blacka. We miss you boo. Prison is no life for you. We know ting gon be rough for a lil while and you will have your wife taken for a pack of noodles or honeybuns but know when u come back tola, we got you taken care of.
  • Reparations pls (14/06/2023, 10:15) Like (15) Dislike (64) Reply
    Why America don't try to hold Putin or any other big country leader lets see what will happen. Because the Bvi small they feel they can push up their chest. And then we have these less politicians here with straight flights to Miami and haven't visit the head coach. But when he comes out they will pretend to be his friend.
    • Greg (14/06/2023, 12:35) Like (24) Dislike (0) Reply
      @ Reparations pls. Idiot, how in the world could they visit him while he is under arrest? Also, they might implicate themselves with wrongdoings by visiting him, if they could. Friend or no friend, I'll see you when you get home because I don't want the FBI, CIA, or anyone thinking I'm in cahoots with them and watching me.
      • @Greg (14/06/2023, 19:44) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
        Thank you so kindly for explaining common sense and logic to the DUNCE REPARATIONS PLS. And I can bet one thing, the DUNCE still doesn’t get it. No politicians visits ex Politicians in jail. Cause guess what? The Feds is going to start watching and the next thing is they are going to start checking to see if messages is being brought in and sent out.
    • Explainer (14/06/2023, 13:18) Like (20) Dislike (1) Reply
      This crime, the deal and fake money transfer, was committed on US soil.
    • @ Reparations pls (14/06/2023, 13:25) Like (8) Dislike (9) Reply
      SHUT UP about this nonsensical reparations and STOP defending stupidness.

      As for slavery, there were slaves before Christ was born and they were not only African ancestry. There were and still is slavery today of all races.

      The Bible speaks of Paul who most notably, suggests that we are "slaves" to whatever we choose to obey. A life of sin is slavery, while obedience to God is true service. Likewise, Paul reminds us that "freedom" is always to be both free from something in order to be free for something.

      Modern slavery takes many forms. The most common are: Human trafficking. The use of violence, threats or coercion to transport, recruit or harbour people in order to exploit them for purposes such as forced prostitution, labour, criminality, marriage or organ removal.

    • @@ (14/06/2023, 17:32) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
      yo whatever problems you have... please dont come on here trying to down play European colonization of Africa, stolen wealth of natives, decimation of the Native Americans and the lasting legacy of their brutal barbaric transatlantic slave trade, which extends to the current colonialization of these islands contrary to the needs of the majority.

      News flash the royals have yet to apologize, their still in the closet.

      Love all but please you would not do that to the holocaust or to the bombing of Japan. Do not come down to the Caribbean with that new age white washing.
    • @Reparations pls (14/06/2023, 19:17) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
      I am convinced that when your mother give birth to you, you slipped out the midwife hands and knocked your noggin on the floor or they made a mistake and cut your umbilical cord to short.
  • John doe (14/06/2023, 10:27) Like (5) Dislike (53) Reply
    Andrew will be home by the end of this year
    • ras (14/06/2023, 11:25) Like (18) Dislike (0) Reply
    • @ John Doe (14/06/2023, 13:29) Like (24) Dislike (0) Reply
      If you call prison his home!
    • Mufeng (14/06/2023, 17:44) Like (6) Dislike (3) Reply
      You're correct 100%. H e might be having a heart attack at sentencing. So his body will arrive home to be buried here in Tortola. You're very smart.
    • Rubber Duck (14/06/2023, 21:43) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      Home being the place in Colorado.
    • Linda (14/06/2023, 22:35) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
      @ John doe, LOL, you have jokes. There are only 6 more months to the year and do you really think he will be out? His trial hasn't even started yet fool.
  • You see (14/06/2023, 10:27) Like (19) Dislike (22) Reply
    Both mother and son are fuckin rats need to lock them up and forget about them
    • @you see (15/06/2023, 05:59) Like (8) Dislike (4) Reply
      U think is just Andrew them RAT ON HMMM if i ayo only kno wha going on.....Them can't come back here and live
  • Also... (14/06/2023, 10:31) Like (20) Dislike (1) Reply
    If you telling me that Hezbollah owned Maynard, this would explain why she and her son ratting out Andrew and not ratting out hezbollah. Maybe they are all afraid for their lives. What ever happened to the hezbollah folks. Are they working for the FEDS? The fact that Andrew felt he needed both the Lord and the devil on his side, his life must have been under serious threat. (Playing devil's advocate)
    • @ Also (14/06/2023, 13:27) Like (26) Dislike (0) Reply
      His GREED is what had him using the God’s name while worshipping the devil not any threat!!
  • Mommy, meet cocaine lol (14/06/2023, 10:40) Like (46) Dislike (2) Reply
    All jokes aside, she had to know something Fahie cause why would she just approach him just so?? And I hope they start to round up the others who work at Port Authority and the airport who Fahie offered to bribe. We are not hearing anything about Government Official 1 anymore. Boy, we really need Mika Barry back!!
    • The affidavit (14/06/2023, 12:10) Like (28) Dislike (0) Reply
      Of course she knew a lot about head coach. Remember, according to the affidavit, when her son introduced her to the "cartels" she told them "I know our head coach, he could be a little crooked sometimes"....
      so he must have known who could have been the "best" person to help her and her son to carry out the elaborate scheme.
    • Street CI (14/06/2023, 13:55) Like (8) Dislike (11) Reply
      • Bellfoot Pants (14/06/2023, 21:13) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
        A lot of them should have been on surveillance a long time ago.

        Persons directly and indirectly linked to crime. Persons with immediate family members who have been linked to crime and dishonesty in key positions.

        Persons who did not follow any ethical onboarding process. Jobs were created and handed to them with an inflated salary to basically be the guardians of crime.

        Can a review/audit be done on all persons employed during “Rose’s” tenure? It would be surprising to see if these persons were even interviewed for these jobs. Were the jobs advertised, were there qualified board members to even conduct interviews in tbt various disciplines at the time? Who reviewed the scoresheets ? How many rounds of interviews were done ?

  • Sly Mongoose (14/06/2023, 10:59) Like (34) Dislike (0) Reply
    A mandatory minimum is a pre-determined sentence, created by Congress or a state legislature, which the court must give to a person convicted of a crime. A mandatory minimum sentence applies automatically, no matter what the unique circumstances of the offender or the offense are. There are mandatory minimums for many crimes, but they most often apply to gun and drug crimes.
    A “safety valve” is one of the only ways out of receiving a mandatory minimum sentence. Safety valves are laws created by Congress or a state legislature that allow courts to give an offender less time in prison than the mandatory minimum requires.
    The federal safety valve is a strict, five-part test. If – and only if – all five requirements in the law are met, the court must sentence a person below the mandatory minimum.
    Five part test:
    (1) no one was harmed during the offense, (2) the person has little or no history of criminal convictions, (3) the person did not use violence or a gun, (4) the person was not a leader or organizer of the offense, AND (5) the person told the prosecutor all that he knows about the offense.

    Microsoft Word - FS Safety valves in a nutshell 6.27.12 NW (

    I was confused about what this safety valve thing meant. Did a little research.
    • Citizen (14/06/2023, 11:43) Like (4) Dislike (4) Reply
      Based on your research, young Maynard pass the five-part test but the older Maynard pass 4 out of 5.
      • is that so (14/06/2023, 13:26) Like (13) Dislike (1) Reply
        You don't know if either of them are going to tell the prosecutors EVERYTHING they know..... And the son based on the reports seems to be the orchestrator of the entire thing...if that be the case, he failed #4
  • Hmm (14/06/2023, 11:15) Like (17) Dislike (3) Reply
    The lies. The street talking that for years now police been searching her home he was just a young boy then so how is he is the one that introduce her to this???
  • If I had….. (14/06/2023, 11:22) Like (41) Dislike (1) Reply
    If I had gone to my mother with the BS, SHE WOULD HAVE DROP KICK ME IN THE FACE OR GO UPSIDE
    • @If I had….. (14/06/2023, 13:35) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
      I will admit sometimes my mom’s get on my nerves but I will never disrespect my mom’s like that. At the age of 35, my mom’s will step in my A.. She would have probably kicked me dead in my mountain oysters.
      • Naah (16/06/2023, 18:52) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        Women like that don't cook much less own a skillet.Most Caribbean folk eat out a foam box breakfast lunch and dinner..It's a thing.
  • Faithful (14/06/2023, 11:44) Like (9) Dislike (26) Reply
    If they were indeed the ones who got Andrew involved in this mess, maybe Andrew has a good chance of walking. Just saying.
    • @ Faithful (14/06/2023, 13:19) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
      You make your bed you lie in it.

      If someone put a gun in your hand and you kill someone, there is no blaming someone else….straight jail.
      • @@Faithful (14/06/2023, 14:59) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
        I got you, and another thing, you cannot always do as you are told or asked to do as you are told. Example: if someone tell me to go and rob a bank or ask me to go and rob a bank am i going to rob the bank IF i was told or ask to rob the bank? NO!!!!!.
    • To Faithful (14/06/2023, 15:27) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      NONSENSE...He had no obligation to comply. As the other person asked you, if they told him to rob a bank and he did, would that excuse get him off the hook....? If anything, it will seal his faith.
  • HMMM (14/06/2023, 12:21) Like (4) Dislike (13) Reply
    Something does not add up with this case.
  • Hotmess (14/06/2023, 12:23) Like (13) Dislike (3) Reply

    This is ridiculous! What kind of woman is she that her son felt so comfortable coming to her with this scheme and she jump on board? This a real criminal family (mother ,son...). If I came to my mother with this mess the slap I would get would disconnect my neck!!!! Fahie is best you change your plea and do your shorter time because this looking like you will lose and spend the rest of your life in federal prison! you already messed up, own up to it and try to get less time sir, come back to the BVI and live the rest of your days comfortable in your drug money mansion.

    • @Hotmess (15/06/2023, 10:19) Like (7) Dislike (8) Reply
      There is no way he can live comfortably in a mansion that was built with drugs money. By the way, that is no mansion, that is a bunker. It might work as a good tourist attraction. There is a tour boat in ST. Thomas that take the tourist on a sight seeing tour of Jeffrey Epstein the notorious child predator home. Next time I am in St. Thomas I am going to book a tour.
  • By,by (14/06/2023, 13:03) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
    By coach
    Your hypocrite anyway
  • Why (14/06/2023, 14:47) Like (19) Dislike (0) Reply
    I would not entertain the thought in my head to even go to my mother with some sh.. like that. Whatever was in the room be it a hammer, a pot, a dry coconut the broom she would have broke my nose or knock out a few of my teeth. My mother hate drugs and anyone who deals in drugs.
  • Boy. Boy. Boy. (14/06/2023, 15:53) Like (21) Dislike (2) Reply
    39 on an arrest list. They had done this before. This is not their first go around. Why you think the DEA target them? Because their names were been called in the big ring... This is not an accident this was a targeted investigation..We all heard about the container of money. No one knew where that disappear to..We heard about the two containers of Coke..One disappear and the other got seized....When the Feds done with the BVI Britain is left with no choice but to take over...This is What it takes for a mom to realize that her son is bad news, no matter what people say..If this never happen he would have always be her prince, maybe he still is..
  • jj (14/06/2023, 16:23) Like (17) Dislike (0) Reply
    All three of them is to blame for what happens not one of them is innocent what ever a man sow that shell also reap
  • Seamore Bush (14/06/2023, 16:47) Like (11) Dislike (1) Reply
    Mother of the year! Good job.
    The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.
  • owl (14/06/2023, 16:55) Like (11) Dislike (2) Reply
    The bvi have alots of oarents that condones the wrong doings of their children and even joins them if they have to. Just look at some of the you gsters that lost their life to drig trafficking. Mother fighting child mother for prperty.
  • Security (14/06/2023, 18:35) Like (22) Dislike (1) Reply
    We need to learn to read between the lines. When Andrew was wasting our tax money on security detail, he knew who was after him. But he never thought for a second he would have been nabbed as soon as he took his guard down.

    Two girls and a wife who should be proud to call daddy and hubby a Premier, now bow their heads in shame because of greed.

    Andrew, you failed our territory, but most of all you failed the ones who depended on you the most; your family.
    • @Security (14/06/2023, 22:21) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
      Remember when he became Premier and he hired private security and he said the reason was he got some kind of threat.
    • they knew (15/06/2023, 13:42) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
      His wife and children knew he was not making that kind of money for the lavish life style they lived.
  • SEEMS LIKE (14/06/2023, 22:51) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    Mommy spoil him from a little boy growing up and he did whatever he pleased. See, when you spoil them you are doing more harm than good. As a mother I don’t understand how a mother would agree to run drugs with her son. But, there is a lot of mothers who cover up and enable their sons in the wrong doings. At this moment 8 out of 10 mothers got their sons illegal guns and drugs stashed up in their house.
    • A.Proud.Parent (15/06/2023, 10:10) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
      You must be one of the players to be making such a statement. I am a mother but regardless to how good or bad you raise your children, they have minds of their own and as adults they make their own choices, so don't come here talking bull$hit about 8 out of 10 parents got stuff in their houses with your nonsense
  • Remember now (15/06/2023, 07:13) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
    When the young lady was missing from her apartment in Orlando and Fahie drove 3 hours from Miami to Orlando and Fahie was there hugging and comforting the young lady grandmother, the Feds had him under surveillance. They were driving right behind him on that 3 hour ride in an unmarked vehicle. Poor Kye had no idea that they were being followed.
  • when (15/06/2023, 07:30) Like (3) Dislike (4) Reply
    Those three is finish serving their prison sentences even though they are from the BVI, they can’t come back this side they will be in danger. They already drop to many higher ups names.
  • Forced confessions (15/06/2023, 08:38) Like (1) Dislike (4) Reply
    How do we know that the Maynards are not making all this up to save their hydes because Fahie is the big fish? Lay a hand Lord. Lay a hand.
  • power (15/06/2023, 08:49) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    Oleanvine and Kadeem st. Patrick. They was doin waaaaay too much. Sell a lil drugs .. not cool but ok. A whole cartel n 3000 kilos is absolutely MAD. Watta mom I tell ya.
  • He sure did (15/06/2023, 09:38) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
    He disgraced his family especially his two daughters. Now they have to hang their heads in shame. A parent should be protecting their children from things like that.The wife, she knew what was going on and she stood silent and allowed his bad behavior to continue. Shame on her.
    • Madussa (15/06/2023, 19:37) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
      So none of Andrew's family asked him where all of that money was coming from, especially his wife who keeps the books and records on everything? Everyone played the game and lost.
  • LOWER STREETS (15/06/2023, 17:57) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
  • Norris Turnbull (16/06/2023, 08:22) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Shame on him and her greedy gullable ass for getting involved. Now both are slipping into darkness.

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