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St. Croix Man Sentenced to 38 Months for Smuggling a Machinegun

Princeton Jameson, 33, of St. Croix, was sentenced to 38 months in prison by District Judge Wilma Lewis after pleading guilty to possession of a machinegun, United States Attorney Delia L. Smith announced Thursday.

According to court documents, in October 2021, Customs and Border Patrol at the Henry Rohlsen Airport seized “Glock Chips” or “Glock Switches,” two pistols, pistol components, and ammunition that Jameson smuggled in his luggage when he traveled from the U.S. mainland to St. Croix. Glock Switches are devices used to convert Glock pistols from semiautomatic into fully automatic firing mode.

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