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VIPD: 2 Men Arrested On Illegal Drug Charges Near Hospital Ground School

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two St. Thomas men were arrested by police for allegedly trying to sell drugs near a public school, authorities said.

Umba Delsol, 28 of Anna’s Retreat and Junior Akimo Freeman, 35 of Hospital Ground were each arresed about 11:35 a.m. on Tuesday and charged with possession of controlled substance with intent to distribute and possession of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

CHARGED: Junior Freeman, 35, of Hospital Ground, St. Thomas.

Freeman and Delsol were each in the Hospital Ground area, where they were found in possession of a controlled substance, VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said.

The men were then arrested by the VIPD’s Special Operations Bureau, according to Derima.

CHARGED: Umba Delsol, 28, on Anna’s Retreat, St. Thomas.

Bail for Delsol and Freeman were set at $10,000 each. Unable to post bail, each man was turned over to the custody of the Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections pending advice-of-rights hearings.

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