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Federal Warrant Executed At A Frederiksted Home; 3 In Police Custody

September 12, 2018

Frederiksted , St.Croix USVI - On September 11, 2018, at approximately 3:00 a.m., detectives from the Criminal Investigations Bureau, Special Operations Unit and Federal Law Enforcement officers executed a Federal Warrant at the home of Amead Williams and Akeem Stanley in the Frederiksted area.

Once inside the home, officers discovered an assault rifle with a fully loaded 223 round found in the living room as well as multiple loaded magazines.

All men in the home were arrested and charged, including Scotty Ricardo Stapleton, an undocumented individual.

Amead Williams, 23 years old, was arrested and charged with an indicted person in possession of a firearm. He was already on house arrest for a previous gun charge at the time of his arrest; no bail was set.

Amead Williams
Amead Williams

Akeem Stanley, 25 years old, was arrested and charged with Aiding and Abetting an indicted person and Unauthorized Possession of a firearm. Bail was set at $50,000.00.

A'Keem Stanley
A'Keem Stanley

Scotty Ricardo Stapleton, 32 years old, was arrested and charged with Alien in Possession of a Firearm. He was detained due to his immigration status and a flight risk because he has no ties to the community.

Scotty Ricardo Stapleton
Scotty Ricardo Stapleton

The VIPD thanks the community for their assistance in the fight against crime.

This collaboration between local and federal Law Enforcement Agencies has been an effective ongoing initiative.

If you have information on this case or any other in the territory, please call (340) 778-2211 in STX , (340) 774-2211 in STT, Crime Stoppers VI at 1 (800) 222-TIPS or 911.

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