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Man Arrested During a Traffic Stop After He Indicates to Officers of Possessing a Firearm

St. Croix, USVI - On Thursday, March 9, 2023, at 6:14 p.m. officers of the Special Operations Bureau/K9 Corps were conducting saturated patrol and routine traffic stops on Midland Road in the area of Upper Love when they observed a black Acura TSX operated by a male without a visible license plate affixed to the rear of the vehicle. Officers conducted a traffic stop with the vehicle where the driver, identified as Jahreem McIntosh, was asked to produce his driver’s license and vehicle documents. Mr. McIntosh was subsequently ordered out of the vehicle and asked if he had anything of concern on his person and he stated “I have something on me, while pointing to the right side of his waistband. Mr. Jahreem McIntosh immediately lifted his hands in the air exposing the handle of what appeared to be a black handgun tucked in his waistband. The handgun was safely removed from his waistband.

Jahreem McIntosh

Mr. Jahreem McIntosh, age 36, was immediately placed under arrest and charged with Carrying of a Firearm; Openly or Concealed, Possession of Ammunition, Failure to Register a firearm. Bail was set at $50,000.00. Unable to post bail, Mr. McIntosh was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending his Advice of Rights Hearing.

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