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Man Arrested for Firearm Possession

November 22, 2020

ST. CROIX, USVI – On November 21 at roughly 1:32 a.m., police arrested Toby Derima II, age 29 of Castle Coakley, charging him with Carrying of a Firearm, Openly or Concealed.

Suspect
Toby Derima II

Officers conducted a search of a vehicle driven by Derima in the Castle Coakley area. During the search, a firearm was discovered. A check of the VIPD’s Firearms Bureau records confirmed that Derima does not possess a license to carry a firearm in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Consequently, Derima was placed under arrest and was subsequently released pending his Advice of Rights hearing.

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