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Acting On A Warrant, Cops Find Illegal Ammunition In Prince St. Woman’s Home

CHARGED: Rikesha Heywood, 35, of Prince Street, Frederiksted in St. Croix.

FREDERIKSTED — Police acting on a search warrant found a cache of illegal ammunition in a St. Croix woman’s home early this morning, authorities said.

Rikisha Heywood, 35, of Queen Street, Frederiksted, was arrested at 6:16 a.m. today and charged with possession of ammunition, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

“Officers discovered ammunition while executing a search warrant at her residence,” VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said.

Bail for Heywood was set at $5,500. Unable to post bail. she was remanded to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections, pending an advice-of-rights hearing.

All individuals listed as arrested or charged with a crime in this report are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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