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St. Croix Woman Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Manufacture of Marijuana

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Virgin Islands

St. Croix, USVI – District Court Chief Judge Wilma A. Lewis on November 6, 2015, sentenced
Gail Leung, 57, to 18 months in prison for manufacture of marijuana, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced today.

Judge Lewis also ordered Leung to serve two years of supervised release, and pay a $100 special assessment and $5,000 fine.

On June 11, 2015, Leung pleaded guilty to manufacture of marijuana. As part of her plea, she agreed to pay a forfeiture money judgment in the amount of $3,000. According to court documents, Leung knowingly and intentionally grew marijuana plants on her property in Estate Mount Pleasant, St. Croix. On May 28, 2014, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) removed a total of 200 marijuana plants from the property.

This case was investigated by the DEA. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Rhonda Williams-Henry.

Updated February 4, 2016