St. Thomas Man Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison For Distribution Of Crack Cocaine
St. Thomas, USVI – On Thursday, February 26, District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced Kuaumi Jn-Baptiste, 28, of St Thomas, to 18 months in prison and three years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.
Jn-Baptiste was arrested on July 4, 2014 by task force officers of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration/High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area program (DEA/HIDTA) after he was observed selling illegal narcotics in Cruz Bay, St. John. On November 26, 2014, he pleaded guilty to distribution of crack cocaine.
This case was investigated by DEA/HIDTA, and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Everard Potter.