Two St. Thomas Men Arrested On Illegal Gun Charges
Smith and Wesson .40-caliber firearm with magazine
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two St. Thomas men were arrested on illegal gun charges after police spotted them with guns under their clothing on Friday.
Vlaugn Edwards, 33, of Savan and Shamoi Charleswell, 22, of Estate Bolongo, were each arrested and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm, the VIPD said.
Edwards was arrested after he was found in possession of an unlicensed firearm a 40-caliber Smith and Wesson and a magazine containing nine (9) rounds, according to police.
Charleswell was observed reaching for his weapon under his shirt and then threw the weapon about six feet away from his body, police said.
Bail for Edwards and Charleswell was set at $25,000 each by order of the court. They were remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending Advice of Rights hearings.