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Virgin Islands (US),United States

14 August 2009

Virgin Islands Daily News

ST. THOMAS — A 22-year-old National Guardsman has been sentenced to a 2½-year prison term on a gun conviction. On Wednesday, U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez sentenced Shawn Tyson, a member of the Tennessee National Guard, to five years with 2½ years suspended. Tyson will spend the remaining 2½ years on supervised release, Gomez said. In October 2008, Tyson and his co-defendant, Kelroy Morrell, were indicted on 27 counts — one count of conspiracy to... (

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