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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Virgin Islands

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, May 8, 2015

Immigrant Sentenced To 44 Months In Prison For Illegal Reentry

St. Thomas, USVI – On Thursday May 7, 2015, District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced Terrance L. Hanley a/k/a Robert A. Jenkins, 45, a national of St. Kitts, to 44 months in prison and three years of supervised release for illegal reentry into the United States, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

Hanley was arrested on November 16, 2014 by agents of the Department of Homeland Security Homeland Security Investigations at the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas after he attempted to board a flight to the mainland United States using the name Robert A. Jenkins. On January 15, 2015, he pleaded guilty to illegal reentry into the United States.

Court records show that in December 2003, Hanley was arrested in New York for conspiracy to import cocaine and heroin, and was deported to St. Kitts in June 2014. He has not obtained permission to reenter the United States.

This case was investigated by the Department of Homeland Security Homeland Security Investigations and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Everard E. Potter.

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Updated June 22, 2015