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.

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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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