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Altona Man Arrested for Possession of Controlled Substance

May 21, 2020

ST. THOMAS, USVI – On May 20 at approximately 6:25 p.m., Special Operations Bureau officers arrested Jahsief Benjamin, age 18 of Estate Altona, and charged him with Possession of Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute.

Officers were conducting an inspection of Altona and Simmons Alley when they encountered Benjamin, who was in possession of the narcotic. He was placed under arrest as a result.

Bail for Benjamin was set at $10,000. Unable to post bail, he was turned over to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections pending his Advice of Rights hearing.

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