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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, December 11, 2014

Orville Williams Sentenced To 36 Months In Prison For Carjacking

St. Thomas, USVI - District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez today sentenced Orville Williams, 24, to 36 months in prison for carjacking, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

Williams was arrested on December 3, 2013 as part of the investigation of carjackings in the area of the Donoe Bypass on St. Thomas. On April 17, 2014, he and co-defendant Troy Normil were charged in an Amended Information with carjacking, robbery, assault and weapons charges. On April 23, 2014, Williams pleaded guilty to carjacking.

In addition to a prison term, Williams was sentenced to three years of supervised release, a $100 special assessment and ordered to pay restitution.

The case was investigated by the Virgin Islands Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Nelson L. Jones.

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Updated June 22, 2015