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VIPD Execute Warrant And Sieze Multiple Illegal Guns And Ammo; Suspect Arrested

May 28, 2019

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas USVI - On May 28, 2019, at approximately 3:55 am, 37-year-old Lineras Warrell was arrested on an arrest warrant issued by a Superior Court Judge.

Lineras Warrell
Lineras Warrell

Warnell was charged with Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm x 5.

Additional charges to include Possession of Unlicensed Firearm (Automatic Weapon/Assault Rifle), Possession of Unlicensed Firearm, Possession of Unlicensed Firearm (Automatic Weapon Assault Rifle), Possession of Unlicensed Firearm (Automatic Weapon), Possession of Unlicensed Firearm, Possession of Unlicensed Firearm(s) within 1,000 ft of school zone/private youth center, Possession of Unlicensed Ammunition (1), Possession of Unlicensed Ammunition (2), Alteration of identifying Marks/Obliterated Serial Number, and Reckless Endangerment in the First Degree.

All charges were based on a search warrant conducted on his residence.

Warnell was unable to post the $100,000 bail. He was processed and turned over to the Bureau of Corrections pending his Advice of Rights Hearing.

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