VIPD: St. Croix Man Romeo Beazer Jr Arrested For Illegal Gun Possession After Running A Red Light
ARRESTED: Romeo Beazer Jr.
FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man who ran a red light and was interviewed by police was found to have an illegal firearm in his SUV.
Police from the Special Operations Bureau on patrol observed a vehicle travelling from west to east on the Melvin Evans Highway in the vicinity of the St. Croix Alumina Plant, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD).
The driver of a Red Mitsubishi SUV ran the red light at the Clifton Hill Intersection; the Officers then conducted a traffic stop and recovered a 9mm firearm in the vehicle. Romeo A. Beazer Jr., 23, was arrested and charged for Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, unable to post bail Beazer was remanded to Golden Grove Detention Facility pending his advice of rights hearing, the VIPD said.
The arrest is part of Joint Operation of Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s Executive Order placing Peace Officers on Active Duty with the VIPD.
The VIPD said that it cannot make arrests without your information coming forward. Please call VIPD in St Thomas at (340) 774 2211, on St Croix (340) 778 2211 Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or 911.