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St. Croix Man Charged with Failure to Safely Store Firearm

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According to the V.I. Police Department, police arrested 39-year-old Jahmeel R. Williams of Barren Spot on October 19, charging him with failure to safely store firearm and child abuse.

Police investigating the shooting death of 9-year-old Christino J. Gonzalez on November 11, 2019, in Croixvillie Apartments determined that the firearm used in the shooting was licensed to Williams, who allegedly failed to properly secure the firearm.

Williams, whose bail was set at $75,000, appeared before a Superior Court magistrate and was released to a third-party custodian, pending his advice of rights hearing.

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As the VI Police Department continues to investigate Saturday morning’s attempted robbery in Havensight, VIPD Commissioner Ray Martinez confirmed community and police intel led officers to intercept a vehicle and take into custody two individuals - who were found with an automatic assault rifle, handgun and ammunition - that are deemed persons of interest in this and several other violent crimes. A third and possibly fourth suspect are being sought. Both victims of the attempted robbery are still being treated at Schneider Regional Medical Center. Story here: stthomassource.com/content/2021/12/04/two-persons-of-interest-in-havensight-robbery-in-custody-re... ... See MoreSee Less

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