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St. Croix Man Charged with Drug and Firearm Possession

September 12, 2021

ST. CROIX, USVI – On September 10, at 7:13 p.m., officers of the Special Operations Bureau and the Marine Unit on special patrol arrested 37-year-old Kaheem Roberts of Mon Bijou, charging him with Carrying of Firearms Openly or Concealed, Possession or Sale of Ammunition, Carrying of Firearms Openly or Concealed within 1,000 Feet of a School, Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

suspect
Kaheem Roberts

Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle operated by Roberts on Queen Mary Highway, in Estate Plessen. During the traffic stop, officers discovered a large amount of marijuana in Roberts’ vehicle, and an unlicensed firearm on his waist.

Bail for Roberts was set at $50,000. Unable to post bail, he was remanded to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections, pending his Advice of Rights hearing.

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