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Estate Fortuna Man Arrested

Reinaldo Corneiro, 31 of Estate Fortuna, was arrested at about noon Friday after a domestic dispute, according to the V.I. Police Department.

Corneiro was arrested after he allegedly assaulted his sister, niece and a friend by pointing a hand gun towards them and threatening to do bodily harm.

Police executing a search warrant discovered 47 individual marijuana plants, which were held for evidence.

Corneiro was charged with third-degree assault, possession of an unlicensed firearm, and cultivation of marijuana. No bail was set, and he was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending his advise of rights hearing.

Police urged anyone with information about any crime to contact the VIPD at 340-774-2211, the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-714-9801, the 911 emergency call center, or the anonymous tip service, Crimestoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-8477. 

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