A woman who was reportedly found travelling with an illegal gun this month has been released on bail while a man who was nabbed for cannabis cultivation a day later remains in custody.
A media release from Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) on Tuesday evening said 33-year-old Akiya Brewley was found with the firearm during a routine traffic stop on Friday, June 12.
Police did not disclose where the gun-find happened.
It, however, said the accused Nottingham Estate woman has been charged with carrying an unlicensed firearm and failure to stop at the stoplight. The RVIPF granted Brewley $30,000 signed bailed ahead of her scheduled arraignment before Magistrate’s Court on July 28.
“In an unrelated incident, on Saturday, June 13, officers of the RVIPF arrested and charged one male after a routine patrol uncovered a quantity of illegal substances,” police reported in the said media release.
Charged with six counts of unlawful possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply to another, and cultivation of cannabis is 48-year-old Devon Dawson of Pleasant Valley.
He remains in police custody pending his appearance in the Magistrate’s Court, the RVIPF said.
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