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Two Face Firearms Charges

Vlaugn Edwards, 33 of Savan and Shamoi Charleswell, 22 of Bolongo, were both arrested and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm, the V.I. Police Department announced Saturday.

According to the police report, Edwards was arrested after he was found in possession of an unlicensed .40 caliber Smith and Wesson and a magazine containing nine rounds. Police saw Charleswell reaching for his weapon under his shirt. He then threw the weapon approximately six feet away from his body, according to the report.

Bail for each man was set at $25,000 and they were remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending their advise of rights hearing. 

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Vlaugn Edwards, 33 of Savan and Shamoi Charleswell, 22 of Bolongo, were both arrested and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm, the V.I. Police Department announced Saturday.

According to the police report, Edwards was arrested after he was found in possession of an unlicensed .40 caliber Smith and Wesson and a magazine containing nine rounds. Police saw Charleswell reaching for his weapon under his shirt. He then threw the weapon approximately six feet away from his body, according to the report.

Bail for each man was set at $25,000 and they were remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending their advise of rights hearing.