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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

St .Croix Man Sentenced to Probation, Home Confinement For Possession of Prison Contraband

St. Croix, USVI –  Chief District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis today sentenced Michael Anderson Boyce, 29, to five years of probation and eight months of home confinement for Possession of Prison Contraband, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

On March 20, 2015, Boyce pleaded guilty to one count of Possession of Prison Contraband. As part of the plea, Boyce admitted that on April 4, 2013 while he was an inmate at the Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility on St. Croix, he possessed a knife that was hidden inside his mattress.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Rhonda Williams-Henry.

Updated July 23, 2015