DEA Arrest British V.I. Premier

From the “Why am I being arrested?” pages:…

The premier of the British Virgin Islands was arrested in Miami on Thursday and accused of agreeing to help a federal informant posing as a member of the Sinaloa cartel move thousands of kilos of cocaine through his country’s port, according to federal court documents.

The country’s top port official was also taken into custody on money laundering and drug conspiracy charges, according to a complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Miami.

Premier Andrew Fahie, 51, was arrested at Miami-Opa locka Executive Airport after he boarded what had been portrayed as a private jet and inspected shopping bags filled with $700,000 in cash, the complaint says.