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ST. CROX — Jimmy Davis, 41, of St. Croix, pleaded guilty in District Court before Judge Curtis V. Gomez, to one count of resisting and impeding a federal officer, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced Monday. Davis was convicted in April of possession of cocaine and aggravated assault and battery in a federal jury trial on St. Croix.
According to court documents, on or around May 3, Davis who was housed at the Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility, became aggressive with the deputy marshals, using his hands and feet to resist and impede the U.S. marshals from performing their lawful duties of preparing Davis for transport to Puerto Rico.
Davis faces a maximum sentence of one year incarceration, a maximum period of 1 year of supervised release, and a maximum fine of $100,000. His sentencing is scheduled for January 16, 2020.
This case was investigated by the United States Marshals Service, the Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections and the Department of Homeland Security Investigations. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Everard E. Potter .
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