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Man Arrested at Cyril E. King Airport for Marijuana Possession

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas - On Thursday, July 14, 2022, Christopher T. K. Smith was taken into custody at 11:47a.m., by the Criminal Investigation Bureau after the investigation revealed that Smith was found to be in possession of over ten (10) pounds of marijuana. 

Smith was observed picking up his luggage from a Miami, Florida flight and US Customs and Border Protection conducted a search of his luggage after a CBP K-9 alerted controlled substances inside of Smith’s luggage.   

25-year-old Christopher T. K. Smith was arrested and charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute (Marijuana). The bail was set at $7,500; Smith was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending his Advice of Rights Hearing. 

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