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2 Arrested 3 Guns Seized On St. John

December 26, 2018

CRUZ BAY, ST. JOHN, VIRGIN ISLAND - On Friday, December 21, 2018, at approximately 5:55 pm, a patrol officer observed 18-year-old Khalid Smith, wanted for a Robbery 1st Degree entering the Red Hook Ferry Terminal. He was wearing a black backpack on his back.

Khalid Smith
Khalid Smith

Smith was accompanied by 2 (two) black males. Both were also wearing backpacks. When the ferry reached St. John, Smith was taken into custody but he no longer had his backpack on.

Officers conducted an inspection for the other 2 (two) black male individuals and made contact with 19-year-old Dmoi Martin in the area of Cap’s Place. He was in possession of two backpacks. Martin was escorted to Jurgens Command in Cruz Bay where an inspection of the backpacks was conducted; each contained a firearm.

Dmoi Martin
Dmoi Martin

Martin was immediately placed under arrest and charged with 3 (three) counts of Possession on an Unlicensed Firearm. Carrying/Using/Possession/of a Deadly Weapon.

Martin’s bail was set at $150,000.00 by Order of the Court. He was processed and turned over to the Bureau of Corrections pending his Advice of Rights hearing.

Khalid Smith was also taken into custody for the outstanding warrant.

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