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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 8, 2017

St. Croix Man Sentenced To Probation For Unlawful Mailing Of Firearm

St. Croix, USVI – District Court Judge Raymond L. Finch, on February 7, 2017, sentenced Waleed Lang, 33, of St. Croix, Virgin Islands, to five years of probation for unlawful mailing of a firearm, United States Attorney Ronald W. announced. Judge Finch also ordered Lang to pay a fine of $500 along with a special assessment of $100.

On or about February 15, 2014, Lang knowingly mailed a U.S. priority mail parcel from Florida to St. Croix. The parcel contained a Titan Tier .38 caliber revolver.

The case was investigated by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Alphonso Andrews, Jr.

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
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Updated February 8, 2017