St. Thomas Man Arrested On Illegal Gun, Domestic Violence Charges Thursday Afternoon: VIPD
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested on illegal gun and domestic violence-related charges on Thursday afternoon, the VIPD said on Twitter.
Godwin James, 53, was arrested at 3:03 p.m. Thursday and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm and third-degree assault, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.
No bail was set for James as per the territory’s domestic violence statute.
He was remanded to the custody of the Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections (BOC) pending an advice-of-rights hearing.
The VIPD posted the following to Twitter at 7:41 a.m. today:
REPORT NUMBER STT20OFF007200 TYPE OF OFFENSE Assault Third DV DATE OF OFFENSE 07/29/2020 SUSPECT NAME(S) Godwin James SUSPECT AGE(S) 53 years old ARREST DATE/TIME 09/24/2020 1503 hours BAIL AMOUNT No Bail as per DV Law ADDITIONAL CHARGES Possession of an unlicensed firearm