Woman Gets Probation for Federal Marijuana Felony

Yvette Simeina, aged 41, was sentenced to two years of probation and a $1,000 fine for attempting to smuggle 6.6 kilograms of marijuana through the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix, the U.S. Attorney’s office announced Wednesday. Simeina reportedly pled guilty on November 22, 2021 to possession with intent to distribute marijuana, a felony offense.

According to court documents, on February 23, 2021, Simeina traveled from Miami, Florida and arrived at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport. Customs and Border Protection found 6.6 kilograms of marijuana hidden inside wooden boxes.