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Cruise ship passenger arrested in USVI for selling drugs on board ship

Caribbean News Now

ST THOMAS, USVI — During a random inspection of passengers on board the cruise ship “Allure of the Seas” on Wednesday, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in the US Virgin Islands arrested a passenger who was selling narcotics to fellow passengers from his cabin.

CBP officers arrested Steven Krumholz after finding 2.83 grams of methamphetamine, 142-1/2 ecstasy pills, a quantity of ketamine, $51,020 in cash, and a US Postal Service money order in the amount of $960 in his cabin.

One passenger, who was found in possession of narcotics, pointed out to CBP officers the cabin where he purchased the narcotics.

The custody of Krumholz, the narcotics, and currency were transferred to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents for further proceedings.

“CBP officers are always vigilant of criminals who try to engage in illicit activities and elude detection,” stated Marcelino Borges, Director of Field Operations for Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands.

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Caribbean News Now

ST THOMAS, USVI — During a random inspection of passengers on board the cruise ship “Allure of the Seas” on Wednesday, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in the US Virgin Islands arrested a passenger who was selling narcotics to fellow passengers from his cabin.

CBP officers arrested Steven Krumholz after finding 2.83 grams of methamphetamine, 142-1/2 ecstasy pills, a quantity of ketamine, $51,020 in cash, and a US Postal Service money order in the amount of $960 in his cabin.

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One passenger, who was found in possession of narcotics, pointed out to CBP officers the cabin where he purchased the narcotics.

The custody of Krumholz, the narcotics, and currency were transferred to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents for further proceedings.

“CBP officers are always vigilant of criminals who try to engage in illicit activities and elude detection,” stated Marcelino Borges, Director of Field Operations for Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands.