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CIB Arrest Man Found in Possession of Marijuana at Cyril E. King Airport

St. Thomas, USVI - On Saturday, August 19, 2023, at about 8:00 p.m., the Criminal Investigation Bureau was notified by Custom and Border Protection (CBP) to travel to the Cyril E. King Airport in reference to a possession of marijuana incident.

D’Jon B. Heyliger

Upon arrival, contact was made with CBP officers who explained that they discovered 28.28 pounds of marijuana inside the luggage of D’Jon B. Heyliger who was detained pending the arrival of the Criminal Investigation Bureau. Upon making contact, Mr. Heyliger, age 30, was advised of his Constitutional Rights, transported to the Alexander Farrelly Justice Complex, Criminal Investigation Bureau where he was booked, processed, and remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending his Advice of Rights Hearing. He was charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana and his bail was set at $7,500.00 in this matter by order of the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands.

This case is presently under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau. Any person(s) having information regarding this incident are asked to contact Det. S. Rhymer of Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340) 774-2211, 911, Crime Stoppers V.I. at 1 (800) 222-TIPS.

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All individuals listed as arrested or charged with a crime in this press release are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


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