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St. Thomas Man Arrested After Police Find Loaded Unlicensed Firearm, Marijuana in His Vehicle

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Colon was charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm, possession of ammunition, and simple possession of a controlled substance.

According to the news release, officers on patrol conducted a traffic stop on a white Acura TSX, operated by Colon. During the course of the traffic stop, Colon was found with a loaded firearm on his person and marijuana was found in the vehicle. A firearms license check was conducted, and it was revealed that Colon did not have a license to possess a firearm in the Virgin Islands. He was arrested as a result of possessing the firearm and the marijuana.

Unable to make bail of $50,000, Colon was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending his advisement hearing.

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