VIPD: ‘Drive Sober’ Campaign Nets Troy Somme Jr. With One Pound of Marijuana And A Glock Handgun
ARRESTED: Troy A. Somme Jr.
CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was arrested after a routine traffic stop revealed that he had about a pound of marijuana and a Glock handgun in his car.
On February 20, 2017 at about 11:21 p.m., a 26 year Troy A. Somme Jr. was for arrested Possession of Ammunition, Failure to report a Fire arm, and Possession of a Controlled Substance with intent to distribute, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD).
Somme was pulled over while officers were conducting traffic stop initiative “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” an Office of Highway Safety initiative near Tide Village on St. Croix’s East End, the VIPD said.
Upon further investigation officers discovered a little over a pound of marijuana, a Glock handgun, and at least $2,900.00 in cash, according to police.
Somme was remanded to the Golden Grove Detention Facility pending an advice of rights hearing.
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