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USVI man charged for illegal possession of firearm

-altercation lead to the discovery
Lester Charles, 30, was charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, third-degree assault, possession of an unlicensed firearm and destruction of property after officers were contacted about an altercation in the area of Lindberg Bay. Photo: VIC
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LINDBERG BAY, St Thomas, USVI - An altercation between two men led to the discovery of an illegal firearm earlier this month, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte has announced.

According to Mr Dratte, at around 7:58 A.M. on April 5, 2018, patrol officers along with officers of the Special Operation Bureau and the Investigation Bureau, were dispatched to Lindberg Bay relative to an altercation between two males.

Upon the officers’ arrival to the scene, they discovered a firearm and arrested Lester Charles, 30, charging him with unauthorized possession of a firearm, third-degree assault, possession of an unlicensed firearm and destruction of property, according to Mr Dratte.

Unable to make bail, Mr Charles was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections.

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