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POLICE: St. Thomas’ C’Keem Lewis Arrested On Illegal Gun Possession Charges

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested on illegal gun possession charges on Wednesday evening.

On Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at approximately 6:00 p.m., units from the Criminal Investigation Bureau along with units from the Special Operations Bureau traveled to Contant Knolls, to execute a search warrant.

Upon the execution of the warrant, a firearm and numerous rounds of ammunition were found inside the residence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

C’Keem Lewis, 24, was subsequently charged with constructive possession of a firearm and unauthorized possession of ammunition, according to the VIPD.

Unable to post the $25,000 bail, Lewis was processed and turned over to custody of the Bureau of Corrections, pending an advice-of-rights hearing.

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John McCarthy is primarily known for his investigative reporting on the U.S. Virgin Islands. A series of reports beginning in the 1990's revealed that there was everything from coliform bacteria to Cryptosporidium in locally-bottled St. Croix drinking water, according to a then-unpublished University of the Virgin Islands sampling. Another report, following Hurricane Hugo in 1989, cited a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) confidential overview that said that over 40 percent of the U.S. Virgin Islands public lives below the poverty line. The Virgin Islands Free Press is the only Caribbean news source to regularly incorporate the findings of U.S. Freedom of Information Act requests. John's articles have appeared in the BVI Beacon, St. Croix Avis, San Juan Star and Virgin Islands Daily News. He is the former news director of WSVI-TV Channel 8 on St. Croix.


  1. Contant zander
    September 14, 2018 at 12:02 AM — Reply

    Good for he MS. Always on di scene like he big man. Less

  2. Unruly
    September 14, 2018 at 2:58 PM — Reply

    Unruly gangsta botty boy

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